MBSR Classes

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Classes

Choose an MBSR class that works for you

  • Weekly 2.5 hour classes
  • Duration: 8-Weeks
  • Adults 18 and over

2023 Session 1: COMPLETED
Wednesdays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM
January 4th – February 22nd, 2023
Retreat day, Saturday February 11th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Classes will meet at Into Balance.

2023 Session 2: COMPLETED
Mondays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM
March 13th – May 1st, 2023
Retreat day, Saturday April 22nd, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Classes will meet at Into Balance.
*Note* Class #5 occurs on the Monday after the Christian Easter Holiday.

2023 Session 2a: COMPLETED
Fridays from 12:30 to 3:00 PM
March 17th – May 5th, 2023
Retreat day, Saturday April 22nd, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Classes will meet at Into Balance. *Note* Class 4 occurs on the Christian Good Friday Holiday.

2023 Session 3: COMPLETED
Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:30 PM
June 8th – July 27th, 2023
Retreat day, Saturday July 15th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Classes will meet at Into Balance.

**NOTE** Due to some planned changes, there are no more 2023 MBSR sessions scheduled. The 2024 schedule has not yet been set but will be announced here when it has. STAY TUNED!

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

I want to register for MBSR at Into Balance

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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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