Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Event Description

Monday evenings: September 25th to November 20th
(No class on Thanksgiving Day-October 9th)
$459 +gst (includes a day retreat on Sunday-November 12th)
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week course that uses intensive training in mindfulness meditation to teach people how to live healthy lives.  The last 2 decades of research have consistently shown that MBSR participants had:

-dramatic reduction in anxiety and depression
-dramatic reduction in pain levels
-increased ability to cope with chronic pain
-developed effective abilities to cope and manage both long and short term stress
-increased self compassion
-increased ability to understand and change habits
-increased ability to focus
-increased stress hardiness and resiliency

You will learn the strategies and techniques that has made this area of health and wellness so exciting. These practices are based on some of the best techniques developed in the field of Neuropsychology, Positive Psychology, Mindfulness, Cognitive Therapy, and Self Compassion.

This is the 4th session of the MBSR training we've offered at YogaMcc.  Each time students have provided excellent feedback.  You will complete this session with an understanding of what is occurring in your body when you feel stressed and how to quickly enter a state of mindful awareness to help you neutralize the power of negative thoughts and feelings in your life.


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