This hands-on class format provides 2-3 hour meetings to help you learn new skills both on and off campus at locations throughout San Diego.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) was created and popularized by Jon Kabat-Zinn, an American professor emeritus of medicine. In this challenging and life-affirming program, learn the key aspects of mindfulness as it relates to stress reduction, coping with pain and illness, and enhancing well-being. It consists of eight weekly 2.5-hour classes and one all-day retreat. There will be guided instruction in mindfulness meditation, gentle stretching and mindful yoga, inquiry exercises to enhance awareness in everyday life, individually tailored instruction, group dialogue, and daily home assignments (not graded). Guided audio files for home practice and a workbook are included. Note: Bring a yoga mat, water, and wear comfortable clothing to each session. The all-day retreat is Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 am–4 pm. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited.
Format: 10% Lecture, 20% Interactive discussion, 70% Hands-on activity