This course will teach participants about the research behind and efficacy of mindfulness practice. It is an experiential course that can be easily incorporated into daily life. Based on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn and other mindfulness masters, the course will include practice in sitting and walking meditation, and a gentle flowing movement called qigong. Readings and audio tapes from world-renowned mindfulness teachers are used. This class will provide the foundation for the intention, commitment, and practice of mindfulness, fostering and promoting health and well-being.