Continuing Education

Health and fitness

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Cost: $290

Are you struggling with managing stress while juggling increasing demands at home or work, or perhaps dealing with chronic pain or health challenges, or just wanting to address a nagging sense of dissatisfaction? If so, this course may be for you. Through practicing a series of mindfulness-based exercises and strategies under expert supervision, participants will to learn to manage stress more effectively to enhance wellbeing.

This MBSR course is designed by the School of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts and has been extensively researched and field tested since. The course is facilitated by a qualified MBSR Instructor and professor at UFV, Dr. Seonaigh MacPherson, who will be mentored by a physician and professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Dr. Pat Rockman, an MBSR/MBCT specialist. This course will complete Dr. MacPherson’s MBSR certification process with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.

Note: Students are required to watch the orientation presentation, read the hand and complete the intake and consent forms. Bring forms to the first day of class. Participation in all classes is mandatory.



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Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Starts Sep 19–Nov 14 | 80264, 9 sessions, Tue, 6:30-9:30 pm
Sat, Nov 4, 8:30 am–12:30 pm
No class Oct 31

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

Registration for fall courses starts June 30

Earn a certificate to advance your career — or gain a new skill by taking a course. Choose now from UFV Continuing Education’s Fall 2017 options.

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