Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): Wednesday Afternoons

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): Wednesday Afternoons

500.00

Option: Pay $50 deposit and $450 at the March 13, 2019 Orientation. Enter MBSR-DEPOSIT as promo code in check-out.

Wednesdays, March 27–May 15, 2019
1:00pm – 3:30pm

Join Vicki in a comprehensive, evidence-based 8-week training program for people ready to fully explore the benefits of mindfulness. Participants will have the opportunity to establish a solid foundation of mindfulness meditation practice, develop insight into habits and patterns of reactivity that contribute to difficulties, and learn new ways to meet challenges with more flexibility, clarity, and ease.

Instructor: Vicki Herman 
Location: Sit Saskatoon Studio, 432 6th Street East
Class Size: Up to 8 participants
Cost: $500

(As Vicki is a registered psychologist, your program fees may be eligible for reimbursement through extended health care plans. Fees may also be claimed as a medical expense with income tax.)

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WHAT TO EXPECT

COURSE COMPONENTS

  • Orientation session: 1.5 hours
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 1:00–2:30pm

    • Program review

    • Practice meditation

    • Considerations re: when to take the course

    • Confirmation of interest

    • Questionnaire

    • Scheduling of individual meeting with instructor

    • Note: the orientation session is a prerequisite to participation in the 8 weekly sessions

  • Individual meeting with your instructor: 45–60 minutes
    Date and time to be established via consultation with instructor

    • Review intake questionnaire

    • Identify personal goals and individual supports for practice

  • 8 weekly sessions: 2.5 hours
    Wednesdays, March 27–May 15, 1:00–3:30pm

    • Guided instruction in a variety of mindfulness meditation practices

    • Mindful movement (e.g., walking, gentle stretching)

    • Weekly themes

    • Learning through direct practice, reflection, and group dialogue

    • Daily home assignments and practice (approximately 45 minutes/day)

    • Weekly handouts and links to audio recordings for home practice

    • Cushioned chairs, yoga mats, and meditation benches available on site

  • Day-long retreat: 5.0 hours
    Saturday May 4, 2019, 10:00am–3:00pm

    • Primarily silent, day-long retreat

    • Opportunity to deepen and solidify personal learning through extended practice

    • Note: Past MBSR participants are invited to join this retreat day

If you have any questions or would like further clarification of the MBSR schedule or class format, please contact Vicki Herman at vicki@sitsaskatoon.c