Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Description

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week course developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn to help people suffering from chronic pain and illness reduce stress and improve their health and wellbeing.

By participating in this class, you will learn what meditation practices that work best for you, and bring mindfulness into your daily activities, work, self-care, relationships, and communication in order to reduce stress.

MBSR has been shown to support people with cancer, and also caregivers, in working with the side effects of their diagnosis and progression through treatment. Research studies and testimonials document MBSR can improve:

  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  •  Memory loss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Time

3:00PM -05:30PM - (Weekly Sessions) 
10:00 am - 3:00 pm - (Saturday Retreat)

Audience

This class is open to all patients, survivors, and caregivers of Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Date & Time(s)

Location

Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center
1429 First Avenue
Meditation Room
New York, NY 10021

 

 

Registration Details

Class Fee
The fee to participate in the MBSR course is $450, which includes nine in-person classes, Saturday retreat with a certified mindfulness teacher and materials.

Register
Please call 646-888-0800 to register for this workshop.  

 

Speaker(s)

Emily Herzlin 
Dr. Shelly Latte-Naor