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 Jan 7 or Jan 14 6-9pm (attendance at one orientation is mandatory); classes run Thursdays Jan 21-March 18 (skip Feb 25), 6-8:30pm. Practice day Sunday March 7, 10am-5pm.

If you missed the mandatory orientation sessions, please contact integrativehealth@med.cornell.edu to schedule a make-up orientation.

Please email integrativehealth@med.cornell.edu or call 646-697-9355 to sign up.

Fee: Orientation sessions are free. Eight-week course either self-pay $400 OR can be billed to insurance as 8 physician visits if you are a WCM patient. Check insurance coverage, call the office for more information.

Dial-In Information

Zoom links will be emailed after you register. Please email integrativehealth@med.cornell.edu or call 646-697-9355 to sign up.

Thursday, January 21 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Virtual Event