Foundation Program

Stress affects all of us - physically, mentally, and emotionally. What if there
was a proven technique to reduce stress and increase wellness? This is
where Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) can help.    

Worldwide, tens of thousands of people have completed the eight-week MBSR program. Developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR is supported by over two decades of research. 

During this 8-week MBSR program you will develop critical life-long stress management skills that have proven to reduce stress, increase awareness and concentration, improve health, and enhance quality of life.

Reduce stress and improve the quality of life. 

Essential Practices: MBSR Part 1

Based on the 8-week MBSR program, this 4-week program develops essential mindfulness meditation and awareness skills. 

  • Suitable for new and experienced meditators.

  • Begin a new mindfulness practice or tune-up an existing practice.

Develop essential mindfulness skills.

Applied Practices: MBSR Part 2

Based on the 8-week MBSR program, this 4-week program focuses on applying mindfulness to everyday living. 

  • Suitable for new and experienced meditators.

  • Begin a new mindfulness practice or tune-up an existing practice.

Apply research-based mindfulness skills to your life. 

Advanced practices

t can be difficult to sustain a regular mindfulness practice without mentor guidance and the support of a group. Practicing in community will strengthen your commitment to mindfulness. This program will introduce advanced mindful meditation techniques and support the deepening of your practice. 

**Prerequisite: Completion of the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program (or similar training) or approval by instructor.

Revitalize and deepen your mindfulness practice.

 

Majority of MBSR graduates report:

  • Decreases in physical and emotional symptoms.

  • Enhanced ability to relax.

  • Reduction in pain and improved pain tolerance.

  • Increased energy and self-esteem.

  • Improved coping skills with short and long-term stress.

 

"I can’t thank you enough for your kind, gentle, and compassionate teaching. I have derived tremendous value from the class."

                                    - Richard (Rick) McKnight, PhD                 

 

 

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