Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with Carole Legro
Dates: Thursdays 3/21 – 5/9
Plus all-day retreat April 27 from 9am – 3pm
From: 6 – 8:30 pm
For more information, please contact Carole Legro at 978-994-5705
From the internationally acclaimed program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Schools’ Center for Mindfulness, HOME Yoga presents: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). MBSR originally developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979 is a highly strctured, comprehensive and highly engaging program that takes the form of eight weekly two and one half hour classes, and one all day retreat.
What is MBSR?
The programs’ primary focus is the practice of mindfulness. Mindfulness involves cultivating the art of paying attention in a particular way to one’s experience from moment to moment with both curiosity and wonder, and in the process, letting go of attachment to unhealthy mind, body and emotional states. This learning lends one to deep self understanding, and the learning of powerful methods for actively participating in one’s personal well being.
Why practice mindfulness?
Emerging studies validate that MBSR participants may experience:
- Enhanced immune function
- Increased perception of time
- The ability to relax
- Enhanced management of chronic illnesses
- Balance in mind body states
- Enhanced self awareness and self management skills
- Greater ability to respond to both long and short term stressors, and more.
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