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Orientation to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
September 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 23, 2018
Why Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and how does it work?
Are you looking for the ability to better cope with distress, change, workplace stress and transitions in life?
Dealing with illness, pain or stress connected with your health and struggle with these issues?
Have you wanted to start a meditation practice to deal with stress or find life balance and resilience, but find it challenging or just haven’t been able to establish a steady practice?
The 8 week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class is an evidence-based intervention for a broad range of chronic disorders and problems. MBSR as developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD is offered through Mind Body Mindfulness. Through understanding and investigating the triggers which cause stress, and which can diminish physical and emotional health, you will gain effective tools for dealing with the challenges life brings.
This course will teach you to identify stress triggers, understand and experience how these affect your mind and body, and develop mindfulness practices to bring about the change to lead you to more ease and balance as you learn to manage stress and life in a new way. That said, MBSR it isn’t a magic wand to instantly remove the stress from your life or bring everything back into balance overnight. The course schedule consists of eight weekly classes (about 2.5 hours each) and one day-long retreat on a weekend. This is a highly participatory and practical course.
Attend an orientation session (required and free of charge) to find out more about the course, what it involves, and the commitment you are asked to take on in the 8-week course. This session gives you the opportunity to ask questions and will help you decide if the course is right for you. Attending the orientation is not a commitment to sign up for the course.
more here: http://www.mindbodymindfulness.com/mbsr-1/ or call Nancy Boros, University of Massachusetts Medical School Qualified MBSR Instructor at 503-890-8965
Hope to see you!