Mindfulness and Wellbeing: Tools for Resilience and Self-Care (5 Weeks)

Course Code: MAW101-S
Day: Sat Time: 10:00-11:30 Hours: 7.5 Sessions: 5 Semester: Spring Instructional Language: English Special Notes: There will be no class on March 23, 2024. Location: In-Person (Tokyo) English Proficiency Level: High Beginner, Lower Intermediate

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Course Description

Experience the transformative power of mindfulness and cognitive behavior therapy in this inspiring course! Discover how to cultivate a non-judgmental awareness of the present moment and interrupt negative thinking patterns that lead to anxiety and depression. Through engaging the body, mind, and heart, you'll discover new ways to respond to emotional challenges and enhance resilience.

Learning Objectives

1. Develop skills to respond effectively to anxiety and emotional challenges

2. Engage the body, mind, and heart to relate differently to challenging thoughts and emotional distress

3. Practice self-care and build resilience

Who should take this course

This course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn practical skills for managing stress and anxiety. Whether you're looking to improve your mental and physical health or simply curious about the benefits of mindfulness, this course is for you!


No required textbook


Luiz Olimpio

Instructor Biography

Luiz Olimpio has been practicing yoga since 1999. He has trained in India with the nonprofit Yoga Alliance and holds regular meditation retreats in the Tokyo area and across Japan. He is a mindfulness facilitator for corporate clients to support organizational behavior. He is the founder of Olimpyoga, an executive mindfulness and wellbeing consultancy where motion and meditation are intertwined to promote physical health and enlightenment. Trainings include diversity and cross-culture communication workshops, senior management mindfulness facilitation, and teambuilding facilitation for cross-department synergy.