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April 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm | $75
Organizer: Center for Mindful Living, Phone: (423) 486-1279 http://www.centermindfulliving.org
Catalyst 2018, a fundraising event for The Center for Mindful Living, will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Stratton Hall, located at 3146 Broad Street in Chattanooga. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy a fun and enlightening evening including food from local catering company Dish T’Pass as well as wine and a signature cocktail. The event will raise money for the Center’s ongoing outreach programs in Hamilton County Schools that help teach everyday mindfulness techniques to students and their teachers.
The event will feature guest speaker, Dr. David Vago, head of Vanderbilt University’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Vago’s work and research focus on mind-brain-body interactions and how to apply the therapeutic effects of those interactions, specifically in psychiatric settings. Additionally, Dr. Vago has a number of ongoing research initiatives including Mapping the Meditative Mind, in which he has partnered with contemporary meditation teachers and scholars to investigate the effects of various states of meditation on the human brain.
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