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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
June 21, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times
$200 – $700
Mindfulness is the ability to see clearly without letting past conditioning and emotions hijack our experience.
In this 8-week class you will systematically develop skills to live and lead with intentions and empowered choice.
We’ll be meeting once a week from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. There’s a silent retreat on June 18th, Saturday, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
About The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR)
MBSR was developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979 at the UMass Medical School to help people learn to relate to whatever is happening in their lives with ease, compassion, & clarity. Since then more than 2,000 academic studies have examined the physiological, psychological, and inter-relational benefits of mindfulness. There is much evidence to show the structural and functional changes in the brain that take place after this eight-week program for better focus, problem solving, and empathy among other benefits in the participants.
MBSR is not:
Relaxation, although you may start living with more ease
Religious, although it could deepen your relationship with your religion
Positive thinking, although you may start noticing all the positive things in your life
This course includes:
This course is an educational program based on experiential learning in a safe environment. It includes:
Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices
Gentle stretching & mindful movement
Group dialogue & discussions aimed at enhancing awareness in everyday life
A small dose of multimedia to support learning
Daily home assignments
Downloadable audio instructions & a home practice manual
A day of retreat (see above for Silence retreat date)
Ongoing support on Teachable.com
About The Facilitator
Shalini Bahl-Milne is a mindfulness advocate, an award winning researcher, and a certified MBSR teacher from the Center for Mindfulness, UMass Medical School. She is also a Certified teacher of Search Inside Yourself, a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence program that was developed at Google.
Shalini has a PhD in marketing and has published award-winning research on topics related to expanding the potential of mindfulness to enhance consumer, societal and environmental well being. She has taught MBSR and mindfulness programs to diverse groups including MBAs & corporate clients. You can learn more about her on her website: knowyourmind.training.