Created by Dr. Jon-Kabat Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is the most widely researched mindfulness intervention in the world. This 8-week class incorporates meditation, body awareness and yoga to bolster one’s ability to better manage stress and its effect on the body. MBSR is based on the tenets of non-judgment, acceptance, beginner’s mind, patience and trust.
This course cultivates one’s ability to be fully aware of one’s surroundings in the present moment, as well as build resilience around health, thoughts and emotions.
- Learn the foundations of meditative techniques
- Obtain mindful communication skills
- Learn how to recenter our focus in stressful situations
*15% discount for UCI employees, UCI students and Well-Being Circle
**A note on the location: This event is a private reservation and is not endorsed or sponsored by the City of Irvine.
Please contact Jessica Drew de Paz, director of mindfulness services, with any questions regarding the course. She is reachable at email@example.com.