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The Attention Revolution

Getting Mindfulness Right

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Join internationally renowned scholar and author B. Alan Wallace, PhD, for a dynamic immersion exploring the cultivation of exceptional levels of mental health and well-being.

An innovative thinker and practitioner of Buddhism since 1970, Dr. Wallace’s expertise lies in the integration of Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance our understanding of the mind.

This week, you will experience a multifaceted workshop deeply rooted in Buddhist theory and practice. You will gain powerful perspectives and skills for creating meaningful aspirations; develop an inner sense of ease, stillness, and clarity; and enhance your emotional intelligence, maturity, and resilience.

Through a combination of enlightening lectures and teachings, a variety of meditation practices, reflection, and group discussions, you will learn:

  • How to cultivate the four kinds of mental balance: conative, attentional, cognitive, and emotional
  • Meditative practices for balance, clarity, and inspiration
  • Wisdom from multiple traditions and sages, including Socrates, Thomas Aquinas, and William James.

Dr. Wallace, ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk by the Dalai Lama, is one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West and brings deep experience and applied skills to his teaching.

Through an integrated combination of theory and meditative practices, you will take home a conceptual understanding of timeless wisdom, as well as your own new, experiential insight.

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B. Alan Wallace, PhD

June 18-23, 2017
Sunday-Friday, 5 nights

$ 450  Tuition

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Join internationally renowned scholar and author B. Alan Wallace, PhD, for a dynamic immersion exploring the cultivation of exceptional levels of mental health and well-being.

An innovative thinker and practitioner of Buddhism since 1970, Dr. Wallace’s expertise lies in the integration of Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance our understanding of the mind.

This week, you will experience a multifaceted workshop deeply rooted in Buddhist theory and practice. You will gain powerful perspectives and skills for creating meaningful aspirations; develop an inner sense of ease, stillness, and clarity; and enhance your emotional intelligence, maturity, and resilience.

Through a combination of enlightening lectures and teachings, a variety of meditation practices, reflection, and group discussions, you will learn:

  • How to cultivate the four kinds of mental balance: conative, attentional, cognitive, and emotional
  • Meditative practices for balance, clarity, and inspiration
  • Wisdom from multiple traditions and sages, including Socrates, Thomas Aquinas, and William James.

Dr. Wallace, ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk by the Dalai Lama, is one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West and brings deep experience and applied skills to his teaching.

Through an integrated combination of theory and meditative practices, you will take home a conceptual understanding of timeless wisdom, as well as your own new, experiential insight.

Faculty Bio

B. Alan Wallace, PhD

B. Alan Wallace is the founder and president of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. He has taught Buddhist meditation and philosophy worldwide since 1976 and has served as interpreter for numerous Tibetan scholars and contemplatives, including the Dalai Lama.

Weaving an academic career with periods of time in retreat, Alan is a dynamic lecturer, progressive scholar, and one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. He continually seeks innovative ways to integrate Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance the study of the mind.

Why Attend

  • Gain skills to cultivate mental balance and experience clarity, focus, and equilibrium on a daily basis in your life and work.

  • Expand your experience with and understanding of meditation through practices that develop various aspects of mental well-being.

  • Uncover deeper meaning and purpose in life through timeless wisdom that provides keys to successfully navigating contemporary human experience.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • What to Wear

    Loose, comfortable clothing

Accommodations

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in Fall 2017.
From $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
From $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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