Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Program

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If you live with chronic pain, illness or a stress-related medical condition, you may be interested in learning skills that will help you to help yourself. The Swedish Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program, (formerly known as Mindfulness Based Wellness) offers you instruction in mindfulness meditation, gentle yoga and a range of strategies to manage stress and physical symptoms.

This eight-week class* is designed to complement your medical care.

Instructors Carolyn  McManus, P.T., M.A., Diane Hetrick, P.T., and Peggy Maas, P.T., provide you with:

  • Effective ways to manage stress, pain and illness
  • Instruction in relaxation and mindfulness meditation
  • Gentle stretching exercises that enhance mobility and build mind-body awareness
  • Special tools to integrate class material into daily life
  • A supportive group for sharing experiences and feelings about
  • Illness and healing

The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program is appropriate for individuals with a variety medical conditions such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Back pain
  • Gastrointestinal distress
  • Muscle disorders
  • Cancer
  • Headache
  • Neurological disorders
  • Chronic pain
  • Heart disease
  • Rheumatological conditions
  • Cumulative trauma disorder
  • Hypertension

Click here to download or print a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction flyer