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MBSR Course Spring 2018

Feb 13th, 2018 - Apr 3rd, 2018

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8-Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR)

 This 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course is offered at the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion.  All levels of experience with mindfulness and meditation are welcome.

Mindful meditation has been show to improve your thoughts, beliefs and actions in response to stress by balancing sympathetic and parasympathetic responses (Kabat-Zinn, 2003). In this course, the fundamentals and foundations of mindfulness and meditation will be taught. Participants will have the opportunity to practice daily at home, together in the weekly group and use provided resources to help support an ongoing practice. This course aims to support and provide tools for relieving stress, increasing resiliency, and meeting the challenges of everyday life. 
Kabat-Zinn, J. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). Constructive Human Science, 8, 73–107.

Instructors: Suzanne Westbrook, MD and Jody Daniels, MBA
8-Week Course:  
Time: Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Dates: February 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 2018

Retreat: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: 26 Central Street, Community Room, 2nd Floor, Somerville, MA 02143

Course Rate:
Early Registration (January 13th)................................................$550
Regular Registration (from January 14 - February 6).........$600
Late Registration (February 7 - February 13).........................$650 


Need-Based Scholarship Applications Available. CHA Employees and patients, please contact us at cmc@challiance.org for more information about course discounts.

Refund policy: There is a $75 registration fee if cancelling at least 8 days before the course orientation. 50% refund can be between 7 days and 2 days before course orientation. No Refund is available if cancellation is within 48 hours before the start of the course orientation, but the participant will be placed on a waiting list to be enrolled in the next MBSR course offering.


CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
26 Central Street, Community Room, 2nd Floor, Somerville, MA 02143
For questions, contact us at cmc@challiance.org or (617) 591-6132