Sun, Jul 17|
Station 33 Cafe & Yoga
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Introductory Workshop
Are you interested in gaining introductory knowledge of the 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program? If so join me for my 3hr Workshop!
Time & Location
Jul 17, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Station 33 Cafe & Yoga, 33 Railway Crescent, Hampton, NB E5N 5L2, Canada
About the event
MBSR was developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Associates in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society. The 8 week course stems from the ever expanding field of Mind-Body-Medicine, becoming internationally renowned as a result of the evidence-based research that highlights its benefit in treating a variety of mental and physical health issues amongst several populations.
What To Expect in this 3hr workshop:
Program activities include: meditation, short talks, experiential exercises, group discussion.
You will learn:
*An introductory on what mindfulness is and what it isn’t
*Formal and informal meditation techniques and rationale for their use
*How mindfulness can be useful in transforming the way we relate and respond to stress in our lives
To learn more about the 8 week MBSR program (by which this workshop is based on) visit the following video:
No previous experience with mindfulness or meditation is required to attend MBSR. To insure safety, participants are asked to provide background information when they register for the program.
Instructor: This program will be facilitated by Nicole LeBlanc (MA, MSW RSW). Nicole is a clinical Social Worker and Qualified Mindfulness teacher. She is qualified in the following mindfulness intervention approaches: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) (University of Massachusetts, School of Medicine) and Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) (developed by Dr. Jean Kristeller, co-founder of Center for Mindful Eating NH). She is currently a teacher-in-training in Mindfulness Self Compassion Training (MSC) (University of San Diego, School of Medicine) and Mindfulness-Integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MiCBT) (North American Chapter of MiCBT Institute, Ontario Canada). Nicole has been offering mindfulness-based interventions to individuals and groups for over 6 years.
Dates: July 17th from 1-3pm
Where: Station 33 Cafe & Yoga, 33 Railway Crescent Hampton New Brunswick, E5N5L2. This workshop will be held upstairs in the yoga studio. Parking is available out front.
Cost: $60 CAD for this 3 hr workshop
What should I bring?: yoga mats, back jack floor chairs, and meditation cushions and supports will be provided. Feel free to bring a water bottle and a blanket.
This program would not be appropriate for anyone who is:
* under the age of 18
*currently struggling with an active addiction
* experiencing psychosis
*experienced a recent trauma
How do I register?: Purchase a ticket by clicking the above link labelled "Tickets". Spots are limited so you are encourage to book ASAP!
Refund Policy: Can be requested Five (5) days before starting date.
Receipts are offered for insurance coverage by extended health insurance.
Check with your insurance company prior to course registration to inquire if this course will be reimbursed under your insurance plan. Many companies nationally and internationally have historically covered the cost of this course.
MBSR Intro Workshop$60.00