MBSR - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction | Solaris Cancer Care

MBSR - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Learn to meditate by undertaking a regular practice. Over 8 weeks your responses to stress, pain and fatigue are likely to change, as you gain skills to pay attention non-judgmentally to your own experience. Some gentle movement forms part of this program, however options for sitting still are also available.

Mindfulness is more than just a buzzword, it’s an incredibly useful skill to develop.  This eight week course is based on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and has been studied around the world for thirty years.  Delivered in all major cancer centres worldwide, MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) is a structured program to take you deep into your own meditation experience.  It has been proven in numerous studies to help with pain management, fatigue and stress, lowering rates of anxiety and depression.  Participants frequently report that they find this program truly life altering. MBSR can help you live well, regardless of your circumstances.  The course also includes a one day silent retreat (see MBSR Day Retreat below for dates).

 

The evidence

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction has been proven in numerous studies to help with pain management, fatigue and stress, lowering rates of anxiety and depression. Participants frequently report that they find this program truly life altering.

 

The classes

During the classes you will learn practical ways for enhancing your awareness and managing the pressures of life. You will learn and practice mindfulness meditations including the body scan, mindful eating, mindful breathing, sitting and walking meditation and gentle yoga exercises. There will be some short lectures and exercises to explore and transform patterns of thinking and feeling and time for questions and discussion.

Retreat Day- Monday 4th November

Day: Thursdays

Time: 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Dates: September 26th to November 14th  

Duration: 8 weeks course plus 1 day Retreat 

Facilitator: Julie Verley

Venue: Conference Hall 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When
September 26th, 2019 12:30 PM   through   November 14th, 2019 2:30 PM
Location
80 Railway Street
Cottesloe, WA 6011
Australia
Event Fee(s)
Wellness Club Members $ 0.00
Standard Members $ 250.00
General Entry - Public $ 560.00

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