CCT Offers Free Classes in Meditation, Yoga and Tai Chi

Posted: September 9, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2010 at 5:22 pm

Mason’s Center for Consciousness and Transformation (CCT) is providing well-being opportunities to members of the Mason community. Free weekly classes in meditation, yoga and tai chi are ongoing.

Classes are offered on a drop-in basis, and at an introductory level.

One track of classes is offered for students, and one is offered for members of the faculty and staff, although the center anticipates that some students will participate in faculty and staff offerings and vice versa.

Faculty and Staff Classes:

  • Tai chi – Tuesdays at noon in SUB II, Room 5 or 7. This 45-minute class will introduce participants to a powerful mind-body connection exercise. Wear clothes you can move in, but special exercise clothes are not necessary. Taught by David Cohen.
  • Meditation – Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in SUB II, Room 4 or 7. A team of four facilitators will lead a part-instruction, part-practice session each week featuring different meditation techniques. Facilitators include Mark Thurston, CCT; Don Gallehr, English; Al Fuertes, New Century College; and Cindy Arnn, a friend of Mason.

Student Classes:
Student classes meet in the Piedmont Multi-Purpose Room and are facilitated by Samantha Doak, who is a student in the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program.

  • Meditation – Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
  • Yoga – Wednesdays at 8 p.m.

For more information, those interested should visit the CCT website or contact the center at 703-993-6090 or

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