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Mindfulness in Society Conference
Concord, NH
07/09/2018 04:45 PM

NHTI, Concord’s Community College, will host a day long conference on “Mindfulness in Society” on September 8, 2018.  Nationally known speakers Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH), Sharon Salzberg, Charlie Hartwell, Richard Brady and Margaret Fletcher will speak and hold workshops on the integration of mindfulness with meditation, politics, education and business.  Lisa Flynn of Yoga 4 Classrooms will offer Mindful Movement sessions during breaks.

            The conference is offered in partnership with Tufts Health Freedom Plan and Yoga 4 Classrooms.  President’s Circle Sponsors include Concord Hospital’s Center for Health Promotion and Landmark Benefits.  Grapponee Automotive, Delta Dental, Eastern Bank, The Bookery, and Unitarian Universalist Church are also conference sponsors.

            Conference registration is $79 ($109 after August 1st), including continental breakfast and lunch.  Register online at

            NHTI is ahead of the curve when it comes to bringing mindfulness to higher education.  Mindfulness classes are integrated into several of the college’s associate degree programs, including Criminal Justice, Human Service, and Information Technology, and the school recently launched a new certificate program in Mindful Communication.

            NHTI is a dynamic public institution of higher learning providing accessible, rigorous education, serving students, businesses and the community by creating pathways for lifelong learning, career advancement and civic engagement. With 95 full-time faculty and over 300 adjunct faculty, NHTI Concord’s Community College offers more than 90 academic programs to more than 7,000 students annually.  NHTI is a member of the Community College System of New Hampshire, and has been accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a nongovernmental, nationally recognized accrediting agency, since 1969.

Laura Scott
(603) 271-6484 x4239
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