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Meditation in the Galleries

Photo by Turk Studio

September 8, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crow Collection of Asian Art
Meditation in the Galleries @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Under the guidance of certified meditation instructor, Michael LaValle, discover the art of mindfulness: deliberately paying attention to present experiences with an open heart and non-judgmental curiosity.

A growing amount of research continues to show that mindfulness practices enhance concentration, clarity, insight, and resilience to life challenges, in addition to reducing stress and improving sense of well-being. Mindfulness exercises also help people cultivate compassion for others while expanding their capacity for gratitude and joy.

Mindfulness meditation is non-religious and open to both beginner and advanced practitioners. Please dress comfortably. Chairs and cushions are supplied.


Michael LaValle, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and meditation teacher in Dallas. He specializes in the use of mindfulness-based interventions in the treatment of depression, anxiety, attachment wounds, and trauma. He offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses based on the program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Center for Mindfulness.   He is a meditation teacher certified  by the Oasis Institute/Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Learn more at