Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program
with Carole Trépanier
October 9, 2019 to December 4, 2019
9 Week Series + Urban Retreat. This 9-week experiential program with Carole Trépanier develops in participants a foundation in mindfulness practice.
The program begins with an Orientation Session, followed by 26 hours of direct instruction, including a meditation day retreat and daily home practices.
MBSR is an 8-week, once weekly, group program that was developed in 1979, by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and associates at the University of Massachusetts Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society. The curriculum is based on the emerging field of Mind-Body Medicine and as a result, MBSR is now an internationally acclaimed program with a growing body of research supporting its efficacy and potential benefits for a variety of populations.
Through intentional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction strategies, participants will learn to mobilize their own inner resources to activate learning, growth and healing while increasing emotional regulation and enhancing self-care and interpersonal relationships.
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Dates and Times:
1 orientation session (mandatory) on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.
Followed by 8 weekly sessions beginning Wednesday, October 16, 2019 to December 4, 2019.
Sessions are from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
Mindful Awakening Urban Retreat on Sunday, November 24, 2019, from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm.
$595.00 per person, includes 1 orientation session, 8 weekly classes, Mindful Awakening Urban Retreat, online access to PDF and MP3 downloads of guided meditations for home practice.
Maximum number of participants: 18 students
Refunds, minus a $300.00 + HST Administration Fee, are available up until five (5) days before the starting date. No refunds or credits will be provided after that time.