Center Programs

Center Programs

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

This course is modeled on the Stress Reduction Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Research has shown that participants in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programs report lasting decreases in symptoms such as pain and anxiety, increased ability to cope with chronic pain, greater ability to relax, increased energy, improved self-esteem and improved ability to cope with stressful situations.

Each course cycle lasts eight weeks and consists of:

  • Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices
  • Gentle, mindful stretching and Yoga
  • Group dialogue and inquiry to enhance everyday awareness
  • Daily home practice assignments
  • CDs with guided instruction and a workbook

SPRING SERIES

Cycle 1:

  • Orientation: May 5, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
  • 8 Thursday Evening Sessions: May 12, 19, 16; June 1, 9, 16,23; July 1
  • One Sunday Session: June 12, 10:00 – 4:00

Cycle 2:

  • Orientation: May 6, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
  • 8 Friday Evening Sessions: May 13, 20, 17; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1
  • One Sunday Session: June 19, 10:00 – 4:00


At a Glance


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

  • When: Summer, 2015
  • Where: Center for Health and Healing
  • Cost: $425
  • For more information: call Troy Garriga at 646 935-2252