Upcoming MBSR Program

Next 2018 Class Dates: South Tampa


Required orientation Class, 2 hours - Jan. 19th, 10:00 am-  12:00 pm 

Weekly Classes, 2.5 hours - 

Mondays 9:30 am - 12:00 pm, February 5th - March 26th

All-Day Retreat, 5 hours - Saturday March 17th - 10 am -  3 pm

Maximum Participants: 12

Fee: $300 (tuition and materials included) by January 19th;

$350 (tuition and materials) after January 19th. 


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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction


The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, is an eight week program that helps train the mind and the body to become more stable and insightful, thereby increasing optimal functioning, well-being and happiness.  

The Science Behind MBSR

Several clinical research studies have demonstrated how this secular, scientific, evidence-based practice of mindfulness practices can: 

• Reduce stress hormones and inflammation 

• Reduce anxiety, depression, rumination and emotional reactivity

• Increase your ability to manage chronic pain 

• Increase cognitive functioning, creativity, insight and mental clarity 

• Increase emotional intelligence and resilience 

• Boost your immune system to help fight off colds, flu and other diseases


• Increase serotonin levels, supporting positive mood, better sleep and digestion.

About MBSR

Program Description:

This MBSR course supports learning and integrating skills that enhance our ability to: Take care of our own body and mind and enhance a sense of well-being; cope with stress, pain, illness, and the challenges of everyday life; deal with distressing events, such as grief and loss, with grace and a sense of inner balance ; be fully present and alive as to enjoy life as it unfolds moment by moment; be connected to yourself and others. 

Program Components:

Systematic guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices; gentle therapeutic yoga; group dialogue to support self-understanding and enhance awareness in everyday life; individually tailored instruction; group reflection and activities; daily home assignments; guided audio files for home practice and a workbook.  

Course Detailed Outline

Detailed description by The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine Heath Care and Society


What it's like to take a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course

9 Foundational Attitudes of Mindfulness