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.
Riverhead Fall 2019
SPARC: MIndfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Pain
September 17-November 5 (not open to the public.)
Instructor: Nina Thorne LMSW.
In the Barn & Field at
Avalon Park & Preserve
MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR)
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
September 11 - Orientation
September 19, 26
NO CLASS 10/03
October 10, 17, 24,31
November 07, 14
Day-Long Guided Retreat - Saturday November 02
Instructor: Cheryl Kurash, Ph.D.
Registration Fee: $425
Early Registration received by August 31 - $375
Student & MBSR ALUM Discount - $275
Tuition includes all materials, a class manual & audio guidance for practices
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:
- August 24
- September 07
- October 19
- November 16
- December 14
Fee: By Donation at the door, suggested $25
PRE-REGISTRATION NECESSARY for ALL programs.