MBSR Classes

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Classes

Choose an MBSR class that works for you

  • Weekly from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Duration: 8-Weeks
  • Adults 18 and over

2022 Session 1: FULL/IN PROGRESS
Tuesdays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM
March 29th – May 17th, 2022
Retreat day, Saturday May 7th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Classes will meet at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church at 40th and C streets.

Tuesdays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM
June 7th- July 26th, 2022
Retreat day, Saturday July 16th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Classes will meet at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church at 40th and C streets.

Tuesdays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM
September 27th – November 15th, 2022
Retreat day, Saturday November 5th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Into Balance offers 8-week MBSR classes multiple times each year. Practicing mindfulness retrains our brains, reducing stress, emotional reactivity, and increasing general wellbeing, leading us to more harmonious lives.

  • Learn about mindfulness as a beginner
  • Deepen your practice as a seasoned practitioner
  • Discover and maintain relief from your stress
  • Minimize anxiety, depression, and irritability
  • Better manage chronic health conditions
  • Boost attention, focus, and concentration
  • Improve your overall well being

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Business/Organization MBSR Classes

  • Groups of 8 – 24
  • Multiple options for class location

Participating in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes can benefit teams, clubs, businesses, and other organizations.

potential Benefits
  • Decrease stress reactivity
  • Increase productivity and reliability
  • Create more effective communicators
  • Decrease paid and unpaid down-time
  • Improve conflict resolution

MBSR for Healthcare Professionals

  • California licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses

Healthcare professionals may be able to earn continuing education credit for their participation in Into Balance MBSR classes.

  • Articulate the key aspects of mindfulness
  • Differentiate MBSR from relaxation and other distraction techniques
  • Apply mindfulness techniques
  • Integrate mindfulness into social interaction
  • Articulate the potential benefits
  • Implement brief mindfulness practices

5-minute Guided Meditation Sample

If you’re new to mindfulness meditation, here’s a chance to give it a try. It takes just 5 minutes. You can even download it if you like it. Find a safe and relatively quiet place where you are unlikely to be disturbed. Silence your phone notifications and click the link below to experience a few moments of mindfulness.

Self-control is a trait highly valued in many societies. However, individuals with excessive self-control can struggle with issues such as social isolation, poor interpersonal functioning, perfectionism, rigidity, risk aversion, and lack of emotional expression.

About your Instructor

Drew Buss, MS Ed., is a psychotherapist and founder of Into Balance in Lincoln, NE. He started counseling in Nebraska in 1996 and began his formal mindfulness practice in 2011.

He is a Certified Teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as trained through the University of California San Diego School of Medicine’s Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute and a Certified Mindfulness Teacher – Professional through the International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

He teaches MBSR classes, leads group meditations, provides individual mindfulness instruction, and engages in mindfulness-based individual therapy.

Drew also provides on-site mindfulness presentations and training to local businesses, organizations, and community groups. These include simple introductions to mindfulness principles and practices, more in-depth presentations on successfully managing work and life stress and improving communication, and full 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction experiences.


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