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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

MBSR originally developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979 is a highly structured, comprehensive and highly engaging program that takes the form of eight weekly two and one half hour classes, and one all day retreat. 

The programs' primary focus is the practice of mindfulness. Mindfulness involves cultivating the art of paying attention in a particular way to one's experience from moment to moment with both curiosity and wonder, and in the process, letting go of attachment to unhealthy min, body, and emotional states. This learning lends one to deep self understanding, and the learning of powerful methods for actively participating in one's personal well being and healing on many levels. 

Emerging studies validate that MBSR participants may experience:

Enhanced immune function: Increased perception of time: Decreased stress related symptoms: Increased ability to relax: Enhanced management of chronic illness: Balance in mind body states: Enhanced self awareness and self management skills: Greater ability to respond to both long and short term stressors, and more!

We welcome anyone who wants to experience first hand the health and consciousness benefits of mindfulness. 

 

Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm in Hanchett Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus

  • May 28th- July 2nd 

About the Presenter

Carole Legro, MA, RNC is a mind body educator and psychotherapist with over 35 years experience in Integrative Medicines’ healing arts. She has completed graduate studies in Clinical Psychology and Organizational Development. She has completed general and advanced internships in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and instructor supervision at the University of Massachusetts’ Center for Mindfulness. In addition she has completed training at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospitals’ Mind Body Institute.

Carole has presented MBSR to the general public, as well as in both corporate and medical settings. She has been a presenter on WUML “Focus on Health” and on “Shrink Rap Radio”. She also serves as adjunct faculty/instructor for MBSR research at Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Mass Medical School.

Public Fee: $195.00
Employee Fee: $190.00

REGISTER ONLINE

To register by phone, call 877-LGH-WELL (877-544-9355).

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