Free Preview - Wednesday, April 25, 8-9 pm
Profoundly affect your ability to regulate your mind, emotions and well-being.
MBSR is a skills-based training course that includes mindfulness meditation practices, cognitive approaches to self-management, and practical tips to reduce everyday stress. Learn to work skillfully with chronic medical and psychological conditions.
MBSR was created and popularized by Jon Kabat-Zinn at U Mass Medical School over the past 30 years and is proven to profoundly affect our ability to regulate the mind, emotions and physical health.
Dwell in the present moment. Attend to breath, physical sensations, thoughts and feelings through mindful yoga, sitting, walking and eating meditation, mindful speaking and listening. Develop non-judgmental awareness through a solid foundation for emotional healing and spiritual growth. Handouts included Practice CD's used for homework will be for sale at nominal cost.
This Wainwright House program is co-sponsored by the Rye YMCA. Rye Y Members enjoy the same discount as Wainwright Friends.
Ms. Laurence Magro, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, specializes in mind-body interventions and mindfulness-based therapies. She holds an M.S. in Counseling Psychology and completed her training at
Center for Mindfulness at Univ. of Massachusetts Medical Center.
Free Preview Orientation:
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 7:00 - 8:00 pm
8-Week Series: Weds., May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 13, 20 - 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm.
Practice Session: Sunday June 10 -- 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
$325/Wainwright Friends & Rye Y Members
Pre-registration is required. Register online at www.wainwright.org or call Wainwright House at 914-967-6080. Details and program listings are available on the website
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