Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  • 9 Weeks + Orientation session
  • Starts on April 2020 - Tuesdays (19.30-21.30)
  • Fees:   (See + bottom of the page)
  • Workbook
  • Guided Practices
  • Everywhere
  • English
  • Certificate
  • FULFILS ONE PRE-REQUISITE FOR THE MBSR 6-DAY TEACHER TRAINING-INTENSIVE - see more





Select the Event – Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Some recent studies related to the beneficial
impact of MBSR and Mindfulness!

What to Expect from this MBSR?

Course Description




Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
is an established program shown to reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression. MBSR is believed to alter emotional responding by modifying cognitive-affective processes. Mindfulness training programs, such as MBSR, which also involves observing thoughts and feelings with less judgments and reactions, has been shown to improve aspects of psychosocial well-being.

See video about Mindfulness practice and Neuroplasticity.







How It Works

Teachings


Orientation session plus 8 weekly online live 120m meeting sessions plus intensive all morning practice. You’ll gain a rich set of resources to support your engagement with the course and for your personal use later all from the comfort of your own home. Lifetime access to the program allows you to establish an expert level of understanding and above all allows you to PRACTICE at your own pace.


Practice


You’ll take what you’ve learned in the Teachings and put it into practice. With effective exercises from the instructor, the principles are presented in such a way that they can be applied to your day-to-day.


Practice


Group dialogue and discussions aimed at enhancing awareness in everyday life, individually tailored instruction, daily home assignments, downloadable home practice audiofiles (or CDs ) and a home practice workbook.


Private Group


The teacher will create a safe and supportive environment for this work and learning through: Guided instructions in mindfulness meditation practices, gentle stretching and mindful yoga and Chi Kung, group dialogue and discussions aimed at enhancing awareness in everyday life, individually tailored instruction, daily home assignments, downloadable home practice audio files and a home practice workbook. All with Portuguese support.




WHAT CAN I LEARN?

Potential learnings

More emotional and cognitive regulation

Contemporary Psychology considers self-regulation to be a central component of mental health and its imbalances may underlie various mental vulnerabilities.

The impact of stress
    

Learn about the relevance of stress and reactivity to disease and health and healing. Develop self-care strategies and routines.

Dealing with health problems
    

Learn to respond more effectively to health problems, such as chronic pain and other vulnerabilities.

Regular practice of Mindfulness
    

Develop a formal mindfulness practice, such as sitting, walking. Incorporate this mindful approach into everyday life, with informal practices.

Increased equanimity
    

Recognize negative patterns of reactivity triggered by 'stressors' and use mindfulness to develop alternative responses to obstacles.

More connection
    

Apply Mindfulness to cultivate a deeper connection with your body, emotions, thoughts and relationships with others. Learning to live more fully and with greater presence.


Who can participate and benefit?


  • This MBSR is open to almost everyone and does not require prior knowledge or meditation practice;
  • Anyone who wants to start or deepen their Mindfulness Meditation practice, especially by integrating it into their daily lives;
  • For those interested in learning techniques for reducing Stress and Anxiety levels;
  • For those who want to flourish, developing attitudes such as Compassion, Non-Judgment, Acceptance, the Beginner's Mind, among others;
  • Professionals working in the health field (psychologists, doctors, nurses, etc.);
  • All people who feel that it can be an asset to develop a more balanced relationship with themselves, with others and with the world.




Highly participatory

supportive and structured, the MBSR Program will provide you with:




  • Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices;
  • Gentle streching and mindful movements;
  • Group dialogue and mindful communication exercises to enhance awareness in everyday life;
  • Individually tailored instructions;
  • (Home) assignments;
  • Guided meditations, Manual and Handouts.
  • The program is challenging and life-affirming.
  • Participating in the Stress Reduction Programme requires an ongoing commitment to yourself.
  • After the Online course participants are encouraged to practice at home, doing at least the 8-week MBSR program, by folowing the manual and by listening to guided meditations at home – this way you can reinforce experiential learning and practice and integrate mindfulness into your everyday life more fully.


Course Schedule

April 21st to June 26th
Tuesdays | 07.30pm - 09.30pm (19.30-21.30)GMT






May

Session 1 | 5th

Session 2 | 12th

Session 3 | 19th

Session 4 | 26th

June

Session 5 | 2nd

Session 6 | 9th

Extensive session | 13rd

Session 7 | 23rd

Session 8 | 30th








In Detail + FAQ



  • What is the MBSR 8-Week Distance Learning?
  • Technology Requirements
  • Who Can Benefit?
  • Health and Psychological Benefits
  • Notes








Teacher

Taravajra




Taravajra is a highly experienced and qualified instructor that allows you to get the most out of this MBSR course.



15
YEARS of continuous MBSR & MBCT teaching | +200 8-week courses taught


42
YEARS of Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Yoga practice







Featured

  • TARAVAJRA IS A SENIOR TRAINER & MENTOR AT CMRP BANGOR UNIVERSITY AND THE MINDFULNESS NETWORK.
  • TRAINS MINDFULNESS TEACHERS FOR THE NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM.
  • YOGA TEACHER.
  • DIRECTOR OF Mindful Health LLP.
+ Informations about Taravajra: Bangor University + Mindful Health





Fees + Registration

€50 “Early-Bird Discount” if you book on
or before 25th March 2019
On or Before 25th March 2020 After 25th March 2020

Registration


€250


€300

  • Upon submission of your registration your application will be reviewed for prerequisites and you will be contacted when it has been formally accepted;
  • The course takes place with a minimum and maximum of participants;
  • The program is subject to minor changes;
 









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The beauty of Mindfulness Meditation is that it can be generalised to whatever one is doing in the moment.

The program is challenging and life-affirming. Participating in this Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program requires an ongoing commitment to yourself. After the course, participants are encouraged to practice at home, doing at least the 8 sessions program, by folowing the manual and by listening to guided meditations at home – this way you learn, practice and integrate mindfulness into your everyday life more fully.






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