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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

  • CHA Center for Mindfulness & Compassion 26 Central Street Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)

8-Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR): This 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course is offered at the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion.  All levels of experience with mindfulness and meditation are welcome. Mindful meditation has been show to improve your thoughts, beliefs and actions in response to stress by balancing sympathetic and parasympathetic responses (Kabat-Zinn, 2003). In this course, the fundamentals and foundations of mindfulness and meditation will be taught. Participants will have the opportunity to practice daily at home, together in the weekly group and use provided resources to help support an ongoing practice. This course aims to support and provide tools for relieving stress, increasing resiliency, and meeting the challenges of everyday life. Kabat-Zinn, J. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). Constructive Human Science, 8, 73–107.

Instructors: Jody Daniels, MBA and Suzanne Westbrook, MD

8-week Course:  Wednesday Evenings July 12, 19 and 26, August 2,9, 16, 23 and 30
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Retreat: Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 - 4:00 PM

Location: 26 Central Street, Community Room, 2nd Floor, Somerville, MA 02143

Course Rate:
Early Registration................................................$550
Regular Registration ........$600
Late Registration ........................$650    

Need-Based Scholarship Applications Available. CHA Employees and patients, please contact us at cmc@challiance.org for more information about course discounts.