MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction)
1861 Room (upstairs)
Date(s): April 4, 2017 - May 23, 2017
Instructor: Angela Thomas-Waltman
Minimum Number of Students 5
An 8-week, nine session course designed to develop and integrate mindfulness practices into everyday life,
using meditation, body awareness and movement.
Learn tools to reduce stress and live with greater ease, strength and resilience. Improve your sense of clarity, balance and calm while learning self-care practices of mindfulness. This course will be taught by Angela Thomas-Waltman, MS, FNP, AHN-C (Qualified MBSR teacher)
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, founded and created the Stress Reduction Program at the Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts. Evidence-based research has shown that developing awareness through mindfulness practice can lead to greater overall health and well-being; and a deep sense of peace. There is a great deal of research showing the benefits of an MBSR including for example, decreasing anxiety, reduction chronic pain and greater resilience.
Angela Thomas-Waltman is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), a Reiki Master and a Certified Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse and she absolutely loves what she does! She has been an FNP since 1998, both in Internal Medicine and Family Practice, and for the past 8 years in the Emergency Department. Regardless of the setting, her focus has been Holistic care: Care of the Mind, Body and Spirit.
Join Angela as she brings a realistic, “doable,” Mindfulness/Meditation-Stress Reduction to people through simple, but life changing breath work. We are hearing more and more on a daily basis about the impact and positive effects of such practices.
No refunds once class has started.