The 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program
"A life-affirming course in conscious living"
- University of San Diego's Center For Mindfulness
The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programme is a course designed to teach people how to better take care of themselves and participate fully in improving the health and quality of their lives as they work with various types of 'stressors' or suffering that is limiting the life that they would like to live.
The MBSR Program is conducted over a period of eight weeks.
The program will involve eight scheduled weekly classes for 2.5 hours and an additional Day Of Mindfulness.
What the program consists of....
Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices
Gentle stretching and mindful yoga
Inquiry exercises to enhance awareness in everyday life
Individually tailored instruction
Daily home assignments
Guided audio files for home practice and a workbook
The MBSR programme is a highly participatory practical course that requires commitment and willingness.
What you will learn....
Articulate the key aspects of mindfulness as it relates to stress reduction, coping with pain and illness and enhancing well-being
Differentiate MBSR from relaxation and other distraction techniques that may seem similar but are fundamentally and theoretically quite different in contending with difficulty and enhancing quality of life
Practice and apply mindfulness techniques in both personal and professional settings as a means of contending more effectively with the demands of both settings
Integrate mindfulness into social interaction with colleagues, supervisors, clients, family and friends to facilitate more effective and mindful communication
Implement brief mindfulness practices as a means of contending with acute pain, anxiety and distress.
“This course [MBSR] taught me to understand myself better. It is a great way to build a connection and understanding of external and internal factors on the way you behave in life. A brilliant way to bring meditation into everyday life!”
-Susannah L, Director at Google (Singapore)
“The support and connection I got from Nirvana Mind in helping me develop a practice of Mindfulness was invaluable. If you’ve tried practicing meditation on your own and want to go deeper, try this!
-David R, Teacher (Singapore)
“I enjoyed attending the course. It helped me understand and cope better with life’s stress and experience the present better. Recommended!”
-A.P., Doctor (Singapore)