NewYork-Presbyterian

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8-week course (online)

In this course, developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at UMass Medical School, we explore how to apply mindfulness to daily life in order to reduce stress and increase wellbeing.

The course consists of:

  • Orientation session (attendance at one orientation session is mandatory)
  • Eight Class sessions 2.5 hours each
  • One full day of practice (mindfulness retreat)

Throughout the eight weeks you will:

  • Learn a variety of mindfulness practices such as mindful breathing, body scan, self-compassion, gentle movement, walking meditation, and more
  • Receive guided meditation recordings to practice with at home
  • Learn how to establish and sustain a regular mindfulness meditation practice
  • Experience a full day mindfulness retreat
  • Learn about stress physiology
  • Explore how mindfulness can help interrupt stress reactivity and cultivate more helpful habits
  • Gain support from an MBSR Certified Instructor as well as from a community of mindfulness practitioners

Dates:

Orientations Thursdays Sep 10 and Sep 17 6-9pm (attendance at one orientation is mandatory); classes run Thursdays Sep 24-Nov 12, 6-8:30pm. Practice day Sunday Nov 1st, 10am-5pm.

Please email integrativehealth@med.cornell.edu to sign up.

Thursday, September 17 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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