MBSR-Long Island - A Place for the Exploration of Mindfulness & Stress Management
Are you feeling stretched by too many demands and responsibilities?
Do you want to take better care of yourself?
Do you long for more ease in your life?
Do you suffer from a chronic medical condition?
Are you a habitual worrier?
Regular mindfulness practice offers a highly effective, evidence-based way to deal with stress, pain, illness, and the pressures of everyday living. Please consider joining us in one of our programs to see what mindfulness practice can do for you.   

Speonk , LI Spring/Summer
Introduction to Evidence-Based QiGong & Meditation
Instructor: Nina Thorne
Fridays 10-11:15 am
Cost: by Donation

Dates: July 12 & 26 August 2 & 16
Please reserve your place by emailing nina.thorne@gmail.com or by calling 631 793 4466. 

Nassau County Fall 2019:
MBSR for Social Workers in Clinical Practice
Instructor: Nina Thorne, LMSW

Course Schedule

09/08/19 (O, 6:30-8pm)
09/15/19 (1, 6:30-9pm)
09/22/19 (2, 6:30-9pm               
10/20/19 (4, 6:30-9pm)
10/27/19 (5, 6:30-9pm)
11/03/19 (6, 6:30-9pm)
11/10/19 (Retreat, 2-8pm)
11/17/19 (7, 6:30-9pm)
11/24/19 (8, 6:30-9pm)
12/08/19 (9, 6:30-9pm)

Winter-Spring 2019
In the Barn & Field at 
Avalon Park & Preserve
Stony Brook

The structured and supportive 
9-week course, as developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at UMASS Medical School Center for Mindfulness.  Step by step guidance that teaches mindfulness meditation as a way to take better care of yourself, build resilience and live a healthier, more adaptive life.  Instead of reacting to stress in habitual ways, you can learn to respond with new and constructive strategies.  Consider joining us as we practice together in a supportive and nurturing environment.   

Time and Dates:   Thursdays, 4:30-7:00pm
Fall Dates TBA soon 
Day-Long Guided Retreat
Instructor: Cheryl Kurash, Ph.D.
Registration Fee:  $425
Early Registration received by  - $375
Student & MBSR ALUM Discount - $275
Tuition includes all materials, written & audio

Deepening Your Practice Classes  (DYP)
Single classes for MBSR graduates and those with some prior meditation experience designed to deepen your home practice of mindfulness.  Classes are based around a theme, decided each week, and include guided instruction in a variety of mindfulness practices:  sitting, walking, mindful yoga & yoga nidra, mindful self compassion (MSC), and inquiry into experience.  Come to re-start, renew and strengthen your practice!
Dates:  SATURDAYS FROM 10:30-12:15 pm on
  • June 08
  • Summer Dates TBA soon
FeeBy Donation at the door, suggested $25

For additional information and to pre-register, contact dr.cherylkurash@gmail.com

                   on the Stony Brook University (SBU) Campus
                           Open to SBU students, staff, faculty

Time and Dates:  Fridays,  4:00- 6:30pm
March 15 - May 10, 2019
Saturday April 13 - Day-Long Guided Retreat
Registration Fee:  $450
Early Registration received by March 8 - $400
 Tuition includes all materials, written & audio

For additional information and to pre-register for MBSR at SBU, 
  visit the SBU/EAP website http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/eap/