Mindfulness Days: Only One More Workshop!

Posted on 2/21/2014 1:36:52 PM

There is still one more mindfulness workshop this spring. This workshop is for IUP faculty, staff, graduate students, and community members, sponsored by the Mindfulness Living Learning Community and the Center for Health and Well-Being.

One-Day Workshop

This workshop is an orientation to mindfulness, instruction, and hands-on experience with meditation practices that include: 

  • ​sitting meditation
  • walking meditation
  • lying down meditation (deep relaxation)
  • eating meditation
  • meditative movement

College LodgeWhen:

  • March 7, 2014
  • 9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (check in 9:00 a.m.)


  • College Lodge, IUP

​Registration Information

(one-day workshops):

  • Cost: $50 (faculty and community members), $25 (staff and graduate student)
  • ​Bring a brown bag lunch
  • Register for workshops
  • The registration deadline for this workshop is February 28, 2014

Led by Katherine Hammond Holtz, PsyD

Katherine Hammond Holtz, PsyDKatherine Hammond Holtz graduated from the Doctor of Psychology program at IUP in 1992. She formally began practicing meditation in 1986. In 1991, she became a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. In 2002, she received ordination into his lay order followed by participation in the teacher training-intensive programs taught by Jon Kabat-Zinn, becoming an identified mindfulness instructor. She has organized and led mindfulness practices at retreats since 2000, including national retreats. In 2010, she began leading meditation workshops for health care professionals, graduate students, and the community throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Having integrated meditation practice and psychotherapy for 15 years, she has adapted mindfulness practices to address a wide variety of clinical disorders. She currently resides in Pittsburgh with her husband, where she teaches and sees clients in her private practice. To learn more about Dr. Hammond Holtz, visit her website.

Learn more about the Mindfulness Living Learning Community.