Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Event

The 8-week Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Course

This eight-week, 9 session MBSR course is designed to teach participants how to apply mindfulness in their everyday lives and to the range of challenges arising from medical and psychological conditions and life stresses.

MBSR includes intensive training in meditation, mindful movement based on yoga, educational components of stress physiology, constructive responding to stressful situations, and bringing awareness to many areas of life, including communication, relationships, and making healthy choices.

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Who should attend?

MBSR has been found to be helpful for people working with a wide variety of conditions, including:

~ Chronic pain, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders

~ Stress related to relationships, career, school, finances

~ Healthcare providers, educators, first responder, corporate


Time Commitment & Cost

  • Free Orientation & individual meeting with instructor (1-1.5 hours)
  • Eight weekly classes of 2.5 hours
  • One all-day Mindfulness Retreat on a Saturday
  • Homework: 45-60 minutes a day for guided relaxation, yoga, and meditation practice, as well as reading and written reflection exercises.
  • Cost is $525 and includes over 27 contact hours of instruction, the all-day retreat, downloadable MP3 guided meditations, body scan and yoga, and weekly emailed assignments and support. Also included is a copy of Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book, Full Catastrophe Living.

♥♥♥ $70 DISCOUNT limited to first 8 registrants only! ♥♥♥


Join one of our Mindfulness Stress-Reduction programs now and rediscover the healing wisdom within you.

$70 DISCOUNT limited to first 8 registrants only!

Our classes are designed to be highly supportive of each participant. This MBSR course is offered by Charmaine van Niekerk, founder of Life’s a Gift (Healthy.Fit.Yoga), Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Ayurvedic Health Practitioner, Certified Yoga Teacher.

For more information

For questions about the content of the program or whether it may be appropriate for you at this time, you are invited to attend one of the free orientation sessions; or contact Charmaine here.

Our next MBSR course starts in the fall! Subscribe to keep in touch.