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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (Distance Learning)

Date/Time 02/06/2024
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Distance Learning

Can’t come to a class every week? Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction comes to you!

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a method of using meditation and yoga to cultivate awareness and reduce stress. It is based on the ancient practice of mindfulness, which is about waking up, being fully alive, and being present for the richness of each moment of our lives. Within this awakening, we gain access to our deepest inner resources for living, healing, and coping with stress. Offered at Duke since 1998, our program challenges participants to practice present-moment awareness, deep relaxation, and gentle movement.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the roles of stress and reactivity in health and healing.
  • Cultivate mindful awareness through several different types of meditation practices.
  • Establish a daily meditation practice.
  • Recognize negative patterns of reactivity triggered by stressors and utilize mindfulness to develop alternative responses to stress.
  • Apply mindfulness to cultivate a deeper connection with your body, emotions, and relationships with others.

Upcoming dates and deadlines

January 2024

Registration Open!
Early Registration Deadline: December 8, 2023
Last Day to Register: January 4, 2024

Schedule:

    • Mondays (2 – 4:30 PM EDT) January 8 – March 4 w/Ron Vereen
    • Tuesdays (5 – 7:30 PM EDT) January 9 – March 5 w/Julie Kosey
    • Day of Mindfulness: Saturday (9 am -4 PM EDT) February 24, 2024 (via Zoom)

Instructors
Click here to meet the MBSR Instructors

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