MBSR  8 Week Programs

Program Outline: 

The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) is an 8 week researched based protocol to help people better respond to stress, anxiety and pain.  The program was originally developed by Jon Kabat Zinn a researcher at the University of Massachusetts. Measurable outcomes include: reduced stress, better sleep, lower blood pressure and fewer ‘worries’. The 8 week MBSR program is now being taught in over 700 medical centres across North America.

Dates: Tuesday February 9th, 2021. 6:00-8:00pm FREE INTRODUCTION.

For the full 8 week program, sessions will run each Tuesday evening from 6-8:00pm EST online using Zoom. If you register for the full 8 weeks, you can attend the silent retreat at no extra charge. The retreat will take place online Sunday April 11th from 10-4pm, 2021. You also have the option to purchase a package of 4 sessions.

Dates/Times:  Tuesdays 6:00pm-8:00pm

Free Introduction: Tuesday February 9th

Session 1: Tuesday February 16

Session 2: Tuesday February 23

Session 3: Tuesday March 2

Session 4: Tuesday March 9

Break Week

Session 5: Tuesday March 23

Session 6: Tuesday March 30

Session 7: Tuesday April 06

Silent Retreat Day: Sunday April 11, 10-4pm

Session 8: Monday April 13

Fee (Investment in Self): $399 for the full 8 part series including the silent retreat. Early bird rate: $349 if registered by Feb 10th/2020. (To register for a package of 4 sessions only: $225).

You will receive a tax receipt at the end of the program. Check benefits for Registered Dietitian coverage. If finances are an issue - scholarships are available.

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Heidi Smith, RD, BSc.  Registered Dietitian
Heidi is one of the co-founders of Vitality at Work.  She has been consulting for individuals and organizations for over 20 years.  Heidi provides a unique perspective by combing her expertise on nutrition and exercise with her passion for mindfulness, body awareness, self-compassion and creativity. Heidi is a trained MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) Facilitator certified through the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.


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