Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Fall 2020 Online
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About the Event
MBSR – Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program Fall 2020 – via ZOOM
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week program first offered by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts to patients suffering from chronic pain. It is now offered at more than 600 institutions worldwide. The practice is founded in meditation and a growing understanding that awareness brings relief.
Sliding scale “pay what you can” pricing. Please pay more, if you can, to help support those less able to pay. Refunds are available until the end of the first session (Week 1, Sept 30)
Participants will be introduced to a range of mindfulness practices, including awareness of breath, sitting, walking and movement-based meditation, body scan, gentle body movement, eating meditation and new ways of thinking and responding to stressful situations.
Benefit from 40 years of research that shows MBSR cultivates: An increased ability to relax, greater energy and enthusiasm for life, an ability to cope more effectively with stressful situations.
The Program Includes:
- Eight weekly 2.5 hour sessions via Zoom
- Guided mindfulness practices and group discussion
- All-day online retreat
- Downloadable mp3 files with guided meditations based on Workbook by Bob Stahl, PhD and Chapters from "Full Catastrophe Living" by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
- Instructors: Tom Heath and Ron Pilato, Qualified MBSR instructors with the UMASS/Brown Centers for Mindfulness 26 CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) Credits are available for healthcare professionals.
FREE ORIENTATION SESSION:
Wednesday Sept 23, 2020
6:00 – 8:30 pm PACIFIC TIME
EIGHT SESSIONS plus DAYLONG:
Wednesdays Sept 30 through November 18, 2020
6:00 - 8:30 pm PACIFIC TIME
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ONE DAYLONG SESSION:
Sunday, Nov 8
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Zoom (Link will be sent to all registrants 24 hours prior to Orientation)
RSVP to attend the Orientation Session to see if the program is right for you at this time. If so, register durign the Orientation Session or before the Week 1 Session. Full refunds available until end of Week 1 session.
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- Free Orientation Sept 23$0$00$0
- Sliding Scale #3$700$7000$0
- Sliding Scale #2$500$5000$0
- Sliding Scale #1$300$3000$0
- CE Certificate$35$350$0