Taught by founder, Augusta Hopkins. Authorizedby Spirit Rock and ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week program which is documented to cultivate:
An increased ability to relax
Greater energy and enthusiasm for life
An ability to cope more effectively with stressful situations
Orientation: Wednesday, March 28th, 6:30 - 9pm
Awareness of the Breath
Mindful Movement (based in Qigong & Yoga)
Eating Meditation à la Thich Nhat Hanh
Body Scan by Jon Kabat -Zinn
MBSR course runs 8 consequtive Wednesdays
Daylong Session on Sunday May 20th 10am - 4pm
The course fee includes 30 hours of instruction and 10 downloadable mp3 files with more than 5 hours of guided meditation.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) was first offered by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts. It is now offered at more than 600 institutions worldwide. The practice is founded in meditation and a growing understanding that awareness brings relief.