Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: 8-Week Course with Shawn Harrison
Fridays, August 14 (Orientation), 21 & 28; September 4, 11, 18 & 25; October 2 & 9
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week evidence based, experiential program designed to provide participants with intensive and systematic training in mindfulness meditation and movement practices, and in integrating into one’s daily life what is discovered and learned through the process of participating in the program.
Research on mindfulness-based training consistently demonstrates positive outcomes associated with increased self-awareness, emotional and attention regulation; reduction in symptoms for various physical and behavioral health conditions including anxiety, depression and chronic pain; and positive changes in risk factors that may lead to more serious chronic ailments. Come explore how mindfulness may support you in living life more fully, with greater ease and joy.
Shawn Harrison is the founder of WellBeing Hudson Valley and Yoga Lab. She is dedicated to supporting the health of our community through the practice of yoga and mindfulness. In addition to over 16 years practicing, studying and teaching yoga and meditation, Shawn has a B.S. in Human Development from Vanderbilt University and is trained in the science backed and evidence based MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) approach through Brown University. She began teaching in 2004 at Ananda Ashram where she worked, lived and studied for 4 years, before moving to the Hudson Valley and starting Yoga Lab.