Frequently Asked Questions about Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
MBSR is offered at Into Balance multiple times each year. Choose the session that works best for you and begin your registration or select the envelope icon in the upper right of any page at our site to contact us with your questions.
2018 Session 4: MBSR class at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Tuesdays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM beginning October 23, 2018 and concluding December 11, 2018. This class is open only to Wesleyan students.
2019 Session 1: REGISTRATION CLOSED - Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM beginning January 10, 2019 and concluding February 28, 2019 (Retreat day on Saturday February 16, 2018, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM).
2019 Session 2: REGISTRATION CLOSED - Fridays from 9:00 to 11:30 AM beginning January 11, 2019 and concluding March 1, 2019 (Retreat day on Saturday February 16, 2019, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM).
2019 Sessions 3 through ??: TBA
Week 1: Introduction to the principles of mindfulness and mindfulness-based skills.
Week 2: Exploring how our perceptions affect our view of reality.
Week 3: Learning to use movement to help bring focus, awareness, and peace.
Week 4: Exploring the body and mind and how they react to stress.
Week 5: Learning to respond wisely to the unexpected and to difficulty.
Week 6: Exploring how communication styles affect stress.
Retreat day: On the Saturday between sessions 6 & 7, participants put their new skills into practice in a group retreat setting.
Week 7: Choosing effective stress responses and letting go of ineffective, harmful reactions.
Week 8: Exploring endings and beginnings and choosing to carry the practice on after the course is finished.