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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)


  • Chrysalis 3527 Ellwood Avenue Richmond, VA, 23221 United States (map)

Description
Sometimes stress becomes overwhelming. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MSBR) gives you proven techniques for living in the present and reducing the worries and fears that cause unnecessary anxiety.

This highly acclaimed Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program was developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1979. Since then, it’s been offered in more than 200 health centers around the world and has been the subject of numerous studies demonstrating its beneficial impact.

Participants cultivate an integrative view of mind and body, while also learning how thoughts, feelings and behaviors influence our emotional, physical and spiritual health. This is an excellent course for those new to mindfulness, those wishing to develop techniques for managing stress, and anyone who wishes to become more fully present and alive in this moment.

Facilitator
Susan Brock Wilkes, PhD, is a psychologist, university professor, and award-winning instructor. A certified spiritual director and trained MSC teacher, Susan has presented nationally as well as for a variety of local nonprofit and faith-based organizations. She is also a past President of Chrysalis and co-editor of the Words for the Journey.

Sherry Klauercurrently holds certifications in yoga, personal training, group fitness, coaching and is pursuing certification in MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction).  Sherry dove into mind/body wellness after her daughter was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2009.  She learned how to manage her anxiety surrounding the diagnosis through exercise, nutrition and practicing mindfulness.

Dates
8 SESSIONS
Tuesdays, September 12 – October 31
12:30pm – 2:30pm

Cost
$250 members | $450 non-members 

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