Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Is a well-respected and researched program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, now offered all over the world. The Course is a powerful approach to stress management. It teaches mindfulness practices that help focus on the present moment to change the way we handle stress, pain, illness and the overall challenges of daily life.

The MBSR 8- Week Course:workbook

  • Provides guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices including gentle mindful movement
  • Teaches ways to use mindfulness to still the anxious mind
  • Provides learning about the stress response and how to influence that response through various mindfulness practices
  • Shows ways to use mindfulness to become more skillful in personal and work relationships
  • Increases participant understanding of the self care practices important for resilience, inner strength and balance

Facilitator: Maureen Barry  MSW, RSW

Maureen has received extensive training in facilitating MBSR, and is a recognized teacher for the Program. She is a therapist, coach and facilitator with over 30 years therapeutic and teaching experience in personal wellness, and stress reduction. Over the past number of years Mindfulness has become a core part of Maureen’s work with individuals and groups.


Free Information Session: Tuesday, March 14, 7-8pm (register by email)
8 Week Course Schedule:
April 6 – May 25, Thursdays 6:30-9:00pm

Day Retreat: TBA

Course Cost: $325
(includes the MBSR workbook with guided m3p meditation practices, and day retreat and lunch)

Location: The Lantern (course and information sessions)

To register and/or information please call 685-6027 or email: mbsr.stjohns@gmail.com


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