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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course


  • RePose Therapy 2633 Montrose Avenue Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3T5 Canada (map)

Orientation Session: Thursday, March 1st [6:00-7:30 PM]

Course: Thursdays March 8th – April 26th [6:00-8:30 PM] + full day long session on Sunday, April 15th [9:00-5:00 PM]

*Note: There will be a free information session regrading this course on Thursday, February 22 (6:30-7:30 pm) at RePose.

Founded by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979, the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program is an evidence based secular (nonreligious) intensive mindfulness meditation training program. The primary aim of the MBSR program is to support new ways of learning and being far beyond the completion of the program, and into the rest of one’s life. Since the beginning, MBSR has been at the forefront of scientific research revealing time and time again that those who practice in mindfulness based practices experience improvements in;

Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Sleep, Immune System Functioning, Weight Management, Concentration, Communication, Relationships, and overall enduring health and well-being.

Meditation, mindful movement and self-reflection is at the heart of the MBSR course, and so it is strongly encourage that you are willing to explore these practices both in and out of class time in order to experience the greatest benefits from the practice. Each week the practice and course work deepens which allows for a slow integration of mindfulness into daily life.

This 9-week, 10-session, participatory course includes:

Intense practice in mind-body awareness through guided meditation, mindful movement and self reflection in and out of class time

Group dialogue, dyads, and discussions aimed at enhancing the teachings, the practice, and overall awareness

Various introspective activities practiced both in and out of class time to aid in integration of mindfulness into everyday life

Strong emphasis on developing own consistent daily practice throughout the course and beyond.

Cost

$350 + GST * Receive $50 off if deposit or payment is made to 48 hours after application is completed.

Etransfer: brandi@findingstillnessinmovement

Question: The name of the course

Answer: MBSR (all caps)


*IMPORTANT DETAILS! An application form is required before registering for this course. Either click on the Word icon (found below to the right) and upload the application form or email Brandi at brandi@findingstillnessinmovement for a copy and send the completed form back Brandi at the same email address.

Once application form has been accepted, payment can made through Etransfer or contact Brandi for other payment options. No cash refunds will be given after the orientation session, but other options will be available until the end of the second session.