Apr
13
to Jun 8

MBSR Spring 2018 - Herndon, VA

Are you feeling stressed by circumstances in your life? Longing for greater well-being, balance, and enjoyment?  Why not enrich your life by making a commitment to MBSR?

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a transformative 8-week course that offers powerful methods for improving vitality and strengthening our ability to manage stress and chronic pain.  A renowned and evidence-based, experiential program, MBSR is set in a supportive environment that includes guided instruction in mindfulness practices, group learning and discussions, and home assignments designed to help participants integrate mindfulness into their lives.  MBSR has nearly 40 years of scientific evidence supporting wide-ranging benefits. 

SCHEDULE:  Friday mornings 

  • FREE Orientation, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM:  FRIDAY, 3/16/18 
  • 8 Weekly Classes, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM:  4/13, 4/20, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, and 6/8  (There will be NO class on 4/27)
  • All day retreat, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM:  Sunday, 6/3/18 

LOGISTICS

  • Course Location:  Health Advantage Yoga, 1041 Sterling Rd., Unit 202, Herndon, VA
  • Tuition:  $490 includes all course materials and nearly 30 hours of class time.
  • For more information on the course, see the attached flyer; for MBSR history, click here.

To register, please send us an email. 

Note:  If you are looking for the FULL, in-depth MBSR course (not an abbreviated version), this is it!  The course is facilitated by an experienced, Qualified MBSR Teacher who is trained by the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, the founding organization that trains and qualifies MBSR teachers.  

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Jan
22
to Mar 19

MBSR Winter 2018 - Herndon, VA

Are you feeling stressed by circumstances in your life? Longing for greater well-being, balance, and enjoyment?  Why not enrich your life by making a commitment to MBSR?

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a transformative 8-week course that offers powerful methods for improving vitality and strengthening our ability to manage stress and chronic pain.  A renowned and evidence-based, experiential program, MBSR is set in a supportive environment that includes guided instruction in mindfulness practices, group learning and discussions, and home assignments designed to help participants integrate mindfulness into their lives.  MBSR has nearly 40 years of scientific evidence supporting wide-ranging benefits.

HERNDON SCHEDULE:  Monday evenings 

  • FREE Orientation, 7:00 - 8:30 PM:  TUESDAY, 1/16/18 (Monday is a holiday) 
  • 8 Weekly Classes, 7:00 - 9:30 PM:  1/22, 1/29, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, and 3/19 (Note: There will be NO class on 2/5; 4/2 will be used as a make-up date in the event of snow)
  • All day retreat, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM:  Saturday, 3/17/18 

LOGISTICS

  • Course Location:  Health Advantage Yoga, 1041 Sterling Rd., Herndon, VA
  • Retreat Location:  Reston Assoc. Conference Center, 12001 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, VA
  • Tuition:  $490 includes all course materials and nearly 30 hours of class time.
  • For more information on the course, see the attached flyer; for MBSR history, click here.

To register, please send us an email.

Please note that this is the FULL, in-depth MBSR course (not an abbreviated version), facilitated by an experienced, Qualified MBSR Teacher who is trained by the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center (which is the founding organization that trains and qualifies MBSR teachers).  

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Oct
4
to Nov 15

Mindfulness Foundations Course, Reston (Northern VA)

  • Reston Community Center at Hunters Woods Village Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Mindfulness Foundations Course explores key components of mindfulness, inviting participants to learn techniques that build inner strength and compassion in ways that reduce stress, improve capacity for resilience, and increase overall wellbeing. Each session begins with a check-in related to previous material, followed by new content, experiential practices, discussion, and suggested application for the coming week. A key goal of this program is helping participants integrate the practice into their lives.  

For more information and to register, visit RCC's website.

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Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop, Reston (Northern VA)

  • Reston Community Center at Hunters Woods Village Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop offers participants an introduction to mindfulness that demonstrates how simple tools have the power to transform our lives by reducing stress and improving overall wellbeing. Topics include what mindfulness is (and is not), how and why it is beneficial, and tips for starting a practice and integrating mindfulness into one's life. Experiential activities are woven through the session. Join us at the Reston Community Center (RCC) at Hunters Woods to learn how you might benefit from mindfulness.  

For more information, visit RCC's website.

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Sep
18
to Oct 30

Youth Mindfulness Course for 5th and 6th graders, Mondays in Vienna, VA

WHY MINDFULNESS FOR YOUTH?

As students enter higher grades, academics and social pressures increase dramatically.  Mindfulness offers practical skills that can help youth navigate challenges in their lives most effectively.  Scientifically validated studies have demonstrated that mindfulness improves our ability to manage stress, strengthens concentration, builds self-compassion and empathy, enhances self-regulation and self-confidence, and more!

SPRING SCHEDULE (Wednesday afternoons):

  • 8 Weekly Classes:  9/18 - 10/30/17, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (skipping class on 10/22/17)
  • Location:  The Insight Shop, Vienna, VA
  • For more information and to register: visit The Insight Shop's website
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Sep
18
to Nov 20

MBSR Fall 2017 - Course 2 - Vienna, VA

Are you feeling stressed by circumstances in your life?  Longing for greater well-being, balance and enjoyment?  Why not enrich your life by making a commitment to MBSR?

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a transformative 8-week course that offers powerful methods for improving vitality and strengthening our ability to manage stress and chronic pain.  A renowned and evidence-based program, MBSR is set in a supportive environment that includes guided instruction in mindfulness practices, experiential group learning and discussions, and home assignments designed to help participants integrate mindfulness into their lives.  MBSR has nearly 40 years of scientific evidence supporting wide-ranging benefits.

VIENNA SCHEDULE (Monday Evenings)

  • FREE Orientation:  9/10/17, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (held in Herndon, VA)
  • 8 Weekly Classes:  Mondays, 9/18 - 11/20/17, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (skipping 11/6 and 11/13)
  • All day retreat:  Saturday, 11/11/17, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

LOGISTICS

  • Location:  The Insight Shop, 114 Courthouse Rd., SW, Vienna, VA
  • Tuition:  $525 includes all course materials and nearly 30 hours of class time.  Note that this course is being taught by Karyn Sandelman and Trisha Stotler.
  • For more information:  See the attached flyer.

To register for this class, please send us an email.

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Sep
17
to Dec 3

MBSR Fall 2017 - Course 1 - Herndon, VA

Are you feeling stressed by circumstances in your life? Longing for greater well-being, balance, and enjoyment?  Why not enrich your life by making a commitment to MBSR?

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a transformative 8-week course that offers powerful methods for improving vitality and strengthening our ability to manage stress and chronic pain.  A renowned and evidence-based, experiential program, MBSR is set in a supportive environment that includes guided instruction in mindfulness practices, group learning and discussions, and home assignments designed to help participants integrate mindfulness into their lives.  MBSR has nearly 40 years of scientific evidence supporting wide-ranging benefits.

HERNDON SCHEDULE:  Sunday afternoons 

  • FREE Orientation, 2:00 - 3:30 PM:  9/10/17, 
  • 8 Weekly Classes, 2:00 - 4:30 PM:  9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3
    • (There will be no classes on 10/22, 11/5, or 11/26)
  • All day retreat, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM:  10/29/17

LOGISTICS

  • Course Location:  Health Advantage Yoga, 1041 Sterling Rd., Herndon, VA
  • Retreat Location:  Reston Assoc. Conference Center, 12001 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, VA
  • Tuition:  $475 includes all course materials and nearly 30 hours of class time.
  • For more information:  See the attached flyer.

To register, please send us an email.

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May
9
to Jun 13

Mindfulness for Parents Course

Learn how mindfulness can support you as a parent...

In this six-week series, you are invited to explore essential components of mindfulness and begin to experience its positive, transformative potential.  You will learn scientifically validated techniques that reduce stress, improve resiliency, and increase overall well-being and happiness.  Recognizing the specific challenges of parenting in a busy world, and applications of mindfulness for parents, is a special focus of this group.

SPRING SCHEDULE (Tuesday evenings)

  • 6 Weekly Classes:  5/9 - 6/13/17, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Location:  Village Wellness Center, 714 Pine St., Herndon, VA
  • For more information:  See the attached flyer
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Apr
19
to Jun 7

Youth Mindfulness Course for 5th and 6th graders, Wednesdays in Ashburn, VA

WHY MINDFULNESS FOR YOUTH?

As students enter higher grades, academics and social pressures increase dramatically.  Mindfulness offers practical skills that can help youth navigate challenges in their lives most effectively.  Scientifically validated studies have demonstrated that mindfulness improves our ability to manage stress, strengthens concentration, builds self-compassion and empathy, enhances self-regulation and self-confidence, and more!

SPRING SCHEDULE (Wednesday afternoons):

  • 8 Weekly Classes:  4/19 - 6/7/17, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Theaterpalooza, 44710 Cape Court, Suite 140, Ashburn, VA
  • For more information:  See the attached flyer.

To register, please send us an email.

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Apr
5
to Jun 8

Spring MBSR Course - Herndon, VA

  • Herndon, VA United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you feeling stressed by circumstances in your life? Are you longing for greater well-being, balance and enjoyment?  Why not enrich your life by making a commitment to MBSR?

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a transformative 8-week course that offers powerful methods for improving vitality and strengthening your ability to manage stress and chronic pain.  A renowned and evidence-based program, MBSR is being offered in Herndon, VA this spring.

Set in a supportive environment, classes include guided instruction in mindfulness practices, group learning and discussions, and home assignments designed to help participants integrate mindfulness into their lives.  MBSR has nearly 40 years of scientific evidence supporting wide-ranging benefits.

HERNDON SCHEDULE (Wednesday mornings):

  • FREE Orientations:  4/5/17 and 4/17/17, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • 8 Weekly Classes:  Wednesdays, 4/19 - 6/7/17, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • All day retreat:       Saturday, 5/20/17, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Course Location:  Health Advantage Yoga, 1041 Sterling Rd., Herndon, VA
  • Retreat Location:  United Christian Parish, 11508 N. Shore Dr., Reston, VA
  • For more information:  See the attached Herndon flyer.
  • To register, please send us an email.

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Apr
1
1:00 PM13:00

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop in Vienna, VA

Welcome the spring with mindfulness!

Are you curious about mindfulness but unsure how to begin exploring it?  Are you wondering if it would really make a difference in your life?  This 2-hour workshop offers an introduction to mindfulness that will show you how simple tools can help us manage stress and enhance our overall well-being.  Topics include what mindfulness is (and isn’t), how and why it is beneficial, and tips for starting a practice and integrating mindfulness into one's life.  Experiential activities are woven through the session.  

Why not join us and learn how you might benefit from mindfulness? 

To Register and for More Information

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Mar
21
to May 2

Mindfulness Foundations Course, Reston (Northern VA)

  • Reston Community Center at Lake Anne (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Mindfulness Foundations Course explores key components of mindfulness, inviting participants to learn techniques that build inner strength and compassion in ways that reduce stress, improve capacity for resilience, and increase overall wellbeing. Each session begins with a check-in related to previous material, followed by new content, experiential practices, discussion, and suggested application for the coming week. A key goal of this program is helping participants integrate the practice into their lives.  See the attached flyer for more information.

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Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop, Reston (Northern VA)

  • Reston Community Center at Lake Anne (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop offers participants an introduction to mindfulness that demonstrates how simple tools have the power to transform our lives by reducing stress and improving overall wellbeing. Topics include what mindfulness is (and is not), how and why it is beneficial, and tips for starting a practice and integrating mindfulness into one's life. Experiential activities are woven through the session. Join us at the Reston Community Center at Lake Anne to learn how you might benefit from mindfulness.  See the attached flyer for details.

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