Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is open to everyone. We will be meeting virtually for the near future. Instructions for joining us will be sent to you once you register. We hope to see you online!
Course includes eight sessions and one all-day retreat. No previous meditation experience required, although willingness to do the 40-minute daily guided meditation practice is important to receive full benefit of MBSR. Cost $550.
Fall 2021 MBSR Course
Monday evenings August 9 – September 27, 2021
(Labor Day falls on Sept 6 so we will meet Wednesday Sept 8 that week)
The classes are from 6:00- 8:30pm.
All-Day Retreat: 10:00am-3:00pm on Sunday, September 19, 2021.
All-Day Retreat Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Rd, Rutledge, GA
Stephanie Swann, PhD
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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
* coping with cancer
* gastrointestinal issues
* type-2 diabetes
* attention deficit disorder
* eating disorders
* heart disease
* 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.
Can’t make it to the Atlanta area for eight weeks? Contact us to learn about shorter intensive workshops or custom programs we can bring to you.
You are eligible for a full refund minus a $50.00 service fee until 14 days prior to the course start. If cancellation occurs within less than 14 days you are entitled to a 50% refund. Once the class begins there is no refund.