Cooling Down: An Evening of Tea and Meditation
Thursday, Jun. 23, 2016
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Join Alejandro Chaoul and Chris McKann in an engaging lecture, meditation, and tea tasting. The practice of drinking tea can be deeply contemplative and a complement to a meditative practice. Along with learning and experiencing the different varieties and benefits of tea, participants will learn a simple, take-home technique for a meditation that can become an everyday practice, especially to cool down mentally and emotionally. Meditative tea drinking offers an easy opportunity to integrate a calm and aware state of mind into your daily activities.
Note to students who attended previous “Evenings of Tea and Meditation”: This evening will be similar but not a repetition. Different teas and different aspects of meditation teachings will be presented.
About the Class
Chris McKann, owner of The Path of Tea, has participated in more than 1,000 tea tastings in the past five years.
Alejandro Chaoul, PhD, has been a student of Tibetan Buddhism since 1989 and has studied with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, and Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche. He is an Assistant Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Program where he teaches Tibetan meditation to cancer patients, their families and caregivers, and researches the effects of Tibetan mind-body practices with cancer patients. He also teaches mind-body techniques to medical students, staff and faculty at UT's medical school, as a way of self-care.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bookstore Closed Friday, -
- Member Pricing: $30.00 Non-member Pricing: $40.00
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Street Parking
- Do not park in the lot behind the MFAH building on weekdays before 5 pm. However, the museum does generously allow Jung Center patrons to park in the lot after 5 pm and on the weekend. Paid parking available in front of The Center and on Montrose in front of The Glassell School and the MFAH Administration Building. Parking is always at a premium in the Museum District during business hours, but parallel parking spaces can often be found in front of The Center and on Montrose in front of The Glassell School and the MFAH Administration Building.
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