Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
This 8-week program teaches participants how to use their innate resources and abilities to respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness. The program includes guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices, gentle stretching and mindful yoga, group dialogue and daily home assignments.
Research indicates that mindfulness practices can be highly effective in a wide variety of ways including lasting decreases in physical and psychological symptoms, greater energy and enthusiasm for life, and improved self-esteem. Learn how to decrease your stress by applying mindfulness to your everyday life!
Koru Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The curriculum consists of three components:
KORU BASIC: An introduction to mindfulness and meditation. Taught as a weekly, 75-minute class over four weeks.
KORU 2.0: An “advanced” class for students who have competed Koru Basic and are eager for more mindfulness. This course also consists of a weekly, 75-minute classes taught over four weeks.
KORU RETREAT: A half-day silent, mindfulness retreat for students wanting to try a more intense mindfulness experience