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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
with April Hadley and Katy Chapman

Calling all K-12 Educators — Summer Teacher Special $50 Off!!

Early Sign Up $395 through August 10
Class Registration $435 beginning August 11
Scholarships Available

Class Discounts:
Repeating the same class – $100 Off
Taking a second GRCFM class – $50 Off
Discounts can’t be combined

Free Information Sessions
Wednesday, August 1 & 8, 9:30 am – 11 am – April – Holistic Care Approach
Thursday, August 2 & 9, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Katy – Energy Touch Center

August Class Schedule:
Wednesdays, August 15 – October 3, 9:30 am – 12 pm – April – Holistic Care Approach
Thursdays, August 16 – October 4, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Katy – Energy Touch Center
Includes one all day Retreat – Saturday, September 22, 8:50 am – 4:00 pm – Energy Touch Center


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. The next daylong session is Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Energy Touch Center.

Registration Information

  • 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
August Class Locations:

Holistic Care Approach
Lower Level Conference Room
3368 E. Beltline Ct. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Energy Touch Center
1331 Lake Dr SE #100
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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