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MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction)

Learn practical ways to manage stress

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is for individuals experiencing stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological conditions.

This 8-week psycho-educational group program helps develop capacity for greater calm and teaches practical skills to manage stress. The majority of MBSR program participants report lasting decreases in psychological and physical symptoms exacerbated by chronic stress. Research has demonstrated improved behavioural outcomes including better sleep, lower blood pressure, and fewer worries.

Participants Will Learn
To develop a different relationship to stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological conditions.

Please note that the MBSR program includes mindful movement exercises with options to modify movements and poses for comfort and safety.

Who Should Attend
Individuals suffering from chronic stress, illness and pain, who wish to increase their overall health and wellbeing. See guidelines on whether MBSR or MBCT is right for you.

Timing
8 weekly sessions of 2.5 hours each plus Orientation & Interview (9 weeks, 23 hours)

Most third-party insurance plans cover the cost of this program.
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Upcoming Courses

MBSR in Downtown Toronto 19-109-01

Start: Monday, January 21, 2019
Facilitator(s): Melissa Nigrini RP

MBSR in North Toronto 19-109-03

Start: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Facilitator(s): Rose Mina Munjee RP

MBSR in Guelph 19-109-02

Start: Monday, March 4, 2019
Facilitator(s): Andrea Alvarez MD & Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)

MBSR in Downtown Toronto 19-109-04

Start: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini RP & Trish Sullivan

MBSR in Downtown Toronto 20-109-01

Start: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Facilitator(s): Patricia Rockman MD & Rose Mina Munjee RP