Class Information for Fall 2019: MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION CLASS (MBSR), 3-5:30 pm Mondays, September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28 and November 4, and retreat on Saturday,October 26, 8:30 am, Beardsley Recreation Center, Agave Room
This is an intensive class designed to relieve stress and improve health for people with chronic illnesses or conditions based on the teaching and research of Jon Kabat-Zinn. The MBSR program is designed to teach mindfulness skills through meditation, mindful movement exercises, inquiry and lecture presentations. Research has demonstrated that participants gain the following benefits from using the skills learned and practiced in the MBSR program: improved ability to manage chronic pain; increased sleep, clarity, focus, and sense of well-being; and lowered blood pressure, heart rate, stress levels, and anxiety. If you are interested in this class, please call Tamra Stark at 623 544-6194. Most classes held at Beardsley Recreation Center, in the Agave Room, the retreat will be held in the Mesquite Room.