MBSR (Virtual)

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/06/2023
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor(s)
Stephanie Swann, PhD

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Location
Online
Once you register, a link to the class will be emailed to you.


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Course overview

Would you like to better manage your stress, anxiety, or chronic pain? Maybe you’re seeking balance in your life or a way to enhance your relationships. This eight-week course offers intensive training in mindfulness meditation, gentle yoga, and mindful communication. You will discover how mindfulness can reduce stress, alleviate a range of mental and physical health problems, and increase joy and kindness.

Course includes eight sessions and one all-day retreat. No previous meditation experience required. Cost $550.

Course Details

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is an eight-week program developed by mindfulness pioneer Jon Kabat-Zinn 1979. Extensive research over the past 30 years has shown that MBSR is extremely helpful in improving quality of life. It is proven to alleviate many common mental and physical health problems:

  • stress and stress-related illnesses
  • depression and other mood disorders
  • anxiety and panic disorders
  • chronic pain
  • insomnia
  • coping with cancer
  • gastrointestinal issues
  • type-2 diabetes
  • attention deficit disorder
  • eating disorders
  • heart disease
  • addiction
  • autoimmune diseases
  • and others

 

 

 

 

 

This course can also help you improve concentration and attention, regulate your emotions, and enhance your relationships. You will learn how to focus on the present moment and be open to things just as they are. Over eight weeks, you will develop your ability to experience greater joy, compassion, and kindness.No previous meditation experience is required, although willingness to practice daily meditation is a key component of realizing the benefits of the course.

Winter 2023

Class will be held via Zoom. A link will be emailed once you are registered.
Wednesday Evenings from: January 23 – March 13, 2023
Orientation Class (Jan 9, 2023) 6PM – 7PM
Classes 1 – 8 6PM – 8:30PM
All-Day Retreat: In person location to be determined closer to date
10:00 am – 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 5, 2023