You are invited to a FREE Introduction to Mindfulness Based
Stress Reduction (MBSR)
FREE INTRO CLASS
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Continuing Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm
May 7-June 18, 2014
All Classes will be held at the
Los Robles Clubhouse
100 Roblar Drive, Novato
Additionally, an Optional all day session will be in a retreat-like setting 10 minutes from the Clubhouse
10:00-4:00, Saturday, June 14, 2014
COST: (includes book, CD, materials) for the 22 hour session is $300 for non-residents, $100 for Club Residents,
Scholarships available, Credit cards accepted
OFFERED BY: Sheryl Morgan, PhD
Sheryl trained in MBSR at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View. Contact Sheryl if you have any questions or to
reserve a space at
491-1963 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING MBSR
#1 Increase Memory Function – Neurological changes actually occur in the brain after 8 weeks
#2 Relief from Chronic Pain - Aches and pains may be a normal part of aging, but we can decrease our suffering.
#3 Increase Ability to Recover from illness or surgery
#4 Relief from Sleep Problems – Wake up feeling more rested
#5 Decrease your overall Anxiety, Depression & Stress
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS…
Can I come to the first session and then decide if I want to continue?
Any experience needed?
None at all. All ages and mobility levels are welcome.
What if I have to miss a session?
Not a problem. You will have a schedule and know just how to keep up.
What are the benefits? What do I get out of it?
MBSR is proven useful for chronic pain, memory loss, sleep problems, anxiety, depression, stress and more.
What are the sessions like?
At a relaxed pace, we will combine discussion, mini-lessons, and practice easy to learn ways to focus our attention
and increase our awareness.
Is there homework?
Yes, you’ll have skills to practice and optional reading.
Is it religious?
No. Developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR is non-secular. The method taps into the
body’s own ability to heal both mind and body.
Is there research on MBSR?
Yes, lots. You can learn more by visiting the University of Massachusetts website at https://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/stress/index.aspx
Will I be able to ask more questions at the Introductory session?
Yes. Your questions may be what others are wondering about also. Questions are welcome!!