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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Modified: November 10, 2017

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a program designed to guide participants into cultivating a practice of mindfulness through techniques of body awareness, sitting and walking meditation, and mindful movement.  Mindfulness is the experience of developing particular awareness to the present moment without judgement.  MBSR fosters comprehensive personal wellness including an increase in emotional resilience and management of stress, anxiety, and pain.  Pioneered by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979, MBSR is considered the gold standard in teaching mindfulness in secular group settings and is routinely shared in schools, hospitals, and businesses as a practical way to seek a contemplative path.

 

8 week program: Tuesdays, January 23 – March 13 | 6:30 – 9:00pm
All-Day Silent Retreat: Saturday, March 3 |9:00am-3:30pm
Location: Parkes Hall, Northwestern University
Tuition: Students $100 | Employees $195 | Public $295
(Need-based scholarship are available.) 

Tuition includes a yoga mat and a copy of John Kabat-Zinn’s Full Catastrophe Living.

Please register here or for more information, contact e-budzynski@northwestern.edu or 847-467-1897.

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