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MaineHealth Learning Resource Center



Mindfulness

Exquisite Empathy: Creating Conditions for Healthy Caregiving

$20

with Liz Korabek-Emerson, Certified Mindfulness Teacher

Calendar Next session starts Mar 5, 2019 at 6 pm

In this class for professional and family caregivers, we will explore how mindfulness, self-reflection and creative expression can help you find a healthy balance between you and the people in your care. You will learn: How to practice and integrate mindfulness into your busy life Simple tools for self-awareness How to creatively shift your perspective The possibility of feeling okay even when nothing around you is okay.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Evening Session

$250

with Anne Gosling, Ph.D

Calendar Next session starts Jan 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

The eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program is designed to help you cope more effectively with both long and short term stressors.

Developed by Jon Kabit-Zinn from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR has been scientifically proven to enhance the ability to manage and reduce pain levels, and improve focus, resilience and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging life events.

Instruction involves mindful meditation practices, discussion, gentle stretching and yoga (appropriate for all ability levels).

For more information on the class and requirements, visit www.mainehealth.org/LRC.

 

Participation is required on:

Wednesday, January 16, 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Orientation)

Saturday, March 2, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Retreat)

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Morning Session

$250

with Anne Gosling, Ph.D

Calendar Next session starts Jan 23, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

The eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program is designed to help you cope more effectively with both long and short term stressors. Developed by Jon Kabit-Zinn from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR has been scientifically proven to enhance the ability to manage and reduce pain levels, and improve focus, resilience and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging life events.

Instruction involves mindful meditation practices, discussion, gentle stretching and yoga (appropriate for all ability levels).

For more information on the class and requirements, visit www.mainehealth.org/LRC.

Participation is required on:

  • Wednesday, January 16, 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Orientation)
  • Saturday, March 2, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Retreat)
Full Course

Reiki for Self Care

$40

with Jessica-Jean Fletcher

Calendar Next session starts Mar 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this two-part class we share the origin of Reiki and how this energy can support your immune system and promote healing. Reiki Master Teacher Jessica-Jean Fletcher will lead participants on on how to give Reiki to enhance health, relieve stress and reduce pain.

The second class will include the attunement process and provide an opportunity to ask questions and practice. Attendance at both sessions is required in order to complete the attunement process.

Restorative Yoga

$40

with Anne Gosling, Ph.D

Calendar Next session starts Jan 23, 2019 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Feb 20, 2019

Restorative yoga is the practice of allowing the body to relax and rest deeply, restoring the nervous system. Guided imagery, breath awareness, and the use of props supports us in our total relaxation. Restorative poses help relieve the effects of chronic stress, and unwind layers of holding and tension in the body and mind boosting the immune system and balancing the nervous system.





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