Description: Join us for this free introduction to Jon Kabat-Zinn's popular and effective 8-Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class on Monday January 6 from 7 - 8:30 PM
Participants will learn the basics of mindfulness practice and how this skill applies to stress reduction. Participants will also experience several meditative techniques, including a body scan, breathing meditation and mindful movement.
If you find you like the intro class, feel free to then join the full 8-week class, which begins Thursday January 23.
(See the listing for the upcoming MBSR 8-week class for more details about MBSR.)
Both the orientation and the 8-week class will be held at Centennial High School Room 406 in Ellicott City, MD.
Teacher: Stan Eisenstein, MSW is a high school physics teacher who has been meditating for over 25 years and has been practicing Insight Meditation since 2004. Stan is the founder and principal teacher of the Columbia Insight Meditation Group http://www.meetup.com/Columbia-Insight-Meditation-Group/. Stan is a mentor with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW) and is a graduate of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, a two-year certification program with senior Insight teachers Tara Brach, Jonathan Foust, Hugh Byrne, and Pat Coffey. He also teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
Notes: Bring a sweater in case of cooler temperatures. Blankets will be provided.
The workshop location is handicap accessible.
There is no public transportation to the workshop. If you need a ride, contact us at the email address below and I will try to work out ride sharing.
Please contact us with any questions at [masked] or call[masked]-8714.
Parking: The easiest place to park is in the lot on the South side of Centennial High School (on the left side of the building if you are facing the building.
To get there, enter the bus loop (on the south side of the building) and make an immediate left onto a drive that passes through a gate. It looks as though this is an illegal turn, but it is not.
Park and following the Columbia Insight Meditation Class signs to room 406.