MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR)
Eight-week workshop, offered at Tampa Practice Center (CEUs Available*)
Welcome to our Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, a transformative eight-week journey designed to empower individuals with lifelong skills for navigating the challenges of daily life. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD., MBSR integrates mindfulness practices and therapeutic yoga to foster emotional and physical well-being, ultimately promoting a profound sense of balance and resilience.
Throughout the program, participants engage in a systematic exploration of mindfulness, learning to cultivate present-moment awareness and develop a compassionate relationship with their thoughts and emotions. The weekly sessions provide a supportive environment where individuals can share their experiences, receive guidance, and integrate mindfulness into their daily lives.
MBSR is rooted in scientific research and is a nonsectarian approach, making it accessible and beneficial for individuals of all backgrounds and faith-based traditions. Our program aligns with the evidence-based principles of MBSR, offering practical tools to manage stress, enhance well-being, and foster personal growth.
Join us on this enriching journey as we explore the transformative power of mindfulness, discover resilience in the face of life's challenges, and cultivate a deeper connection to your own well-being. Whether you are new to mindfulness or seeking to deepen your practice, our MBSR program provides a supportive and inclusive space for your journey toward greater emotional and physical harmony.
Through this MBSR course, you will learn skills that can noticeably enhance your ability to:
MBSR is not a cure for serious medical conditions and should not be considered a substitute for medical treatment. Yet, research consistently indicates that mindfulness training can complement traditional medical and psychological treatments and have significant therapeutic benefits for individuals experiencing stress, anxiety, fatigue, high blood pressure, depression, sleep disturbances, chronic pain, migraines, heart conditions, asthma, diabetes and other ailments.
The course schedule consists of eight weekly classes and one daylong class on a weekend. This highly participatory, practical course includes:
The course is life-affirming and requires an unwavering commitment to taking an active role in fostering one's own wellbeing. The instructors aim at supporting this journey by creating a safe, supportive, and deeply engaging learning environment that allows participants to seek, explore and inquire.
In this program, you will learn to:
Please click here to register for our upcoming MBSR class. We look forward to sharing this transformative program with you!
* Florida Community of Mindfulness, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling to provide continuing education credits through CE Provider # 50-14766. Total in-class time is 25 hours over 8 weeks.
Mindfulness Institute Grievance Procedure
Mail a statement describing your complaint to: Director of Continuing Education, 6501 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604.