Cope better with stress, illness, pain, and the challenges of everyday life
Cultivate kindness and compassion for yourself and the community
Be present and mindful in this moment
8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program This class meets weekly. You will be introduced to different forms of meditation techniques and learn how to incorporate them into your daily lives. Examples are sitting meditation and gentle movements of yoga. There will also be time to share your own experiences. A daylong practice from 9.30AM - 4.00PM is included. NO previous experience or specific physical ability is required. Your Teachers: Joy Andrews Hayter, Ph.D. (UC Berkeley) is a Professor Emerita at CSU East Bay and has worked extensively in a high-pressure international research environment at Stanford University. She has had a personal meditation practice for 25 years, and has completed teacher development intensive training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction taught by senior staff from the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School.