Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Classes

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New Classes Starting in June

Early Registration $350 through June 2, 2016
Regular Registration $385 beginning June 3, 2016
Summer K-12 Teachers Special $50 Off

May/June Free Information Sessions:
Monday, May 23 & 30, 6:30 pm – Location: Holistic Care Approach

June Classes Begin:

Monday, June 6, 6:30 pm – Location: Holistic Care Approach

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, (MBSR), is a unique program developed to help people bring more mindfulness into their lives.

A natural remedy for stress, mindfulness will greatly improve your stress management abilities.

Mindfulness techniques help you relieve stress in all areas of your life, including work stress, interpersonal stress, parenting stress and anything life throws at you!

In this eight week program developed at by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School you will:

  • Be guided to establish your own unique mindfulness practice
  • Learn techniques that can help you address the physical and emotional symptoms of stress
  • Improve the overall quality of your life

Mindfulness classes are highly experiential; helping students understand the causes of stress, how stress affects the mind and body, and how mindfulness can help reduce it’s negative effects.

Learn Mindfulness Meditation Practices

During the course you will become familiar with a wide range of formal and informal mindfulness practices including:

  • Body Scan
  • Sitting Meditation
  • Walking Meditation
  • Mindful Yoga
  • Eating Meditation
  • Routine Activities at Work and at Home

By participating in all of these different practices you can easily find the one that is right for you and your lifestyle.

Manage stress better naturally!

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class Details

Each of the eight weekly sessions lasts 2 ½ hours with one additional daylong session offered after the sixth week of the course. The daylong session provides participants the unique opportunity to incorporate all they have learned into an extended practice period.

Registration Information

  • Early Registration $350 through June 2, 2016
    Regular Registration $385 beginning June 3, 2016
  • Summer K-12 Teachers Special $50 Off
  • Price includes practice CDs and a workbook
  • Attendance at a Free Information Session is STRONGLY recommended. Go here for more info
  • A limited number of scholarships are available. Please inquire here
  • Advanced registration is required

8-Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course

May/June Free Information Sessions:
Sign Up Online – Monday, May 23, 6:30 pm
Sign Up Online – Monday, May 30, 6:30 pm

June Classes Begin:

Monday, June 6, 6:30 pm

June Class Location:
Holistic Care Approach
Lower Level Conference Room
3368 E. Beltline Ct NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Call 616-361-3660 for more information.

Support Our Mission!

If you’ve completed any of our courses you know how mindfulness can positively affect all areas of a person’s life. If you would like to help others experience all of the ways mindfulness helps us become happier and healthier, we invite you to make a donation towards our scholarship fund. Your contributions will help us provide more scholarships in the future and continue building a mindful community.


Mindfulness Goes Mainstream

Upcoming Programs

Summer 2016 Schedule

All Eight Week Series of Classes
Summer K-12 Teachers Special $50 Off

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Free Information Sessions:
Sign Up Online – Monday, May 23, 6:30 pm
Sign Up Online – Monday, May 30, 6:30 pm

Classes Start:

Monday, June 6, 6:30 pm

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