GRCFM-Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Thursdays, January 24th – March 14th, 9:30am-12pm

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Carol Hendershot

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR) is a unique program developed to help people bring more mindfulness into their lives. A natural remedy for stress, mindfulness will greatly improve your stress management abilities.

Mindfulness techniques help you relieve stress in all areas of your life, including works stress, interpersonal stress, parenting stress and anything life throws at you!

In this eight-week program developed at by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School you will:

  • Be guided to establish your own unique mindfulness practice
  • Learn techniques that can help you address the physical and emotional symptoms of stress
  • Improve the overall quality of your life

Mindfulness classes are highly experiential, which helps students understand the causes of stress, how stress affects the mind and body, and how mindfulness can help reduce it’s negative effects.

Learn Mindfulness Meditation Practices
During the course you will become familiar with a wide range of formal and informal mindfulness practices including:

  • Body Scan
  • Sitting Meditation
  • Walking Meditation
  • Mindful Yoga
  • Eating Meditation
  • Routine Activities at Work and at Home

By participating in all of these different practices you can easily find the one that is right for you and your lifestyle.
Manage stress better naturally!


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class Details:
Each of the eight weekly sessions lasts 2 ½ hours with one additional daylong session offered after the sixth week of the course. The daylong session provides participants the unique opportunity to incorporate all they have learned into an extended practice period.