In Session 3 of the Consciousness & Healing Series, the IONS team will share information about meditation research and how quieting your mind is good for your health. IONS Scientist Arnaud Delorme, PhD, will discuss mind wandering. IONS Program Development Specialist & Science Liaison Nina Fry-Kizler, MA, will delve into meditation and its effect on the central nervous system, as well as discussing several different types of meditation (contemplative, focused-attention, and expressive) and the importance of finding the right approach for you. Director of Research Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR, will share IONS meditation and clinical research for improving your health and transcendent states. The team will also share simple and practical tips for incorporating meditation into your life for vibrant health.
Meditation for Healing: Quieting Your Mind to Boost Your Body and Experience Transcendence
Friday, May 29, 2020
11:00 am – 12:15 pm (Pacific)
Register to attend live or receive a link to the video recording. The recordings will be available to the public for a limited time. IONS Members receive unlimited access to all recordings from this webinar series.
We offer this special Consciousness & Healing webinar series as part of our Spring fundraising campaign. Join us live for these free, inspiring, and information-packed sessions!
Arnaud Delorme, PhD, is a CNRS principal investigator in Toulouse, France, a faculty member at the University of California, San Diego, and a research scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. He is a long-term Zen meditator, and has taught in India on the neural correlates of conscious experience in a Master’s degree program for the Birla Institute of Technology.
Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR, is the Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Wahbeh is clinically trained as a naturopathic physician and research trained with a Master of Clinical Research and two post-doctoral research fellowships. She has published on and spoken internationally about her studies on complementary and alternative medicine, mind-body medicine, stress, and posttraumatic stress disorder and their relationships to physiology, health, and healing.
Nina Fry-Kizler, MA, is a Program Development Specialist & Science Liaison at IONS. A former professor in the Holistic Health Education Masters Program at JFK University, she teaches classes on the psychology and physiology of stress, the challenges of change/transformation, energy models of healing, wellness coaching and mind-body approaches to self-care. Nina was trained in the Mind-Body Medicine Professional Training program from the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and as a Birth Doula through Doulas of North America.