WHAT IS MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION?

Searching for an Effective and Engaging Stress Reduction Program Near Athens, GA?

The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program from Mindful Living Center, LLC is designed to guide you in using your innate abilities to more effectively work with stress, pain, and illness.

This life-affirming program is for people who have work, family or financial stress, or who experience anxiety, depression, fatigue, sleep disturbances, GI distress, high blood pressure, or chronic pain and illness.

Program Information

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) is an eight-week program that will assist you in managing stress, illness, and pain. Mindfulness, a highly refined, systematic use of attention and concentration is a universal human capacity you can develop further. The mindfulness-based stress reduction program is interactive, engaging you in practical activities that enable you to bring mindfulness to the stress, pain, or illness in your life.

This MBSR workshop is based on the the program developed by Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. The program has been successfully completed by over 16,000 people there and is now offered at over some 200 hospitals, clinics, and universities worldwide. MBSR is one of the most effective and widely researched stress management programs available today.

What to expect in the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop

  • A fundamental component of good medical care

  • Intensive training in mindfulness meditation

  • An educational orientation

  • Group format

  • Experiential, highly participatory format

  • Highly challenging and strongly supportive

  • Self-responsibility emphasized within the context of a collaborative relationship between participant and facilitator

  • Array of mindfulness methods to meet individual participant needs and learning styles

  • Interactive facilitator and participant initiated dialogue and inquiry intended to explore perceptions, mental and behavioral habits and patterns that may be inhibiting learning, growth, and healing

  • The structure is intended to foster participant self-regulation and self-reliance

  • Life-long learning: This program is 1) designed to foster an immediate and deliberate shift in health orientation and 2) is a method for enhancing health and well-being across the life span.

MBSR has been proven to be effective for managing:

  • Stress – job, family, relationships, financial, and health

  • High blood pressure and hypertension

  • Anxiety

  • Chronic Pain and illness

  • GI distress

  • Fatigue and headaches

Our Life-Affirming MBSR Program Includes:

  • Guided instructions in mindfulness practices

  • Gentle stretching and mindful yoga

  • Activities to enhance awareness in everyday life

  • Group dialogue and support (this is not group therapy)

  • Daily home practices

  • Supporting materials, tapes, and workbook

  • Tuition and materials price available upon request

Have Questions?

If you have any questions regarding our Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program, we invite you to contact us today!

706-543-0162