Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

Event Date: October 18th, 2018 - December 20th, 2018

CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

Instructors: Jody Daniels and Natalia Cepeda

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): This world-renowned program has been completed by over 30,000 people world-wide. Through this 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, participants learn tools to foster mindfulness, reduce stress, enhance resiliency, and bring attention to engage with the challenges of everyday life. In this course, participants are given resources and weekly home practices to engage with between course meetings. Click here to read more about MBSR!

Open to: individuals with all levels of mindfulness and meditation experience, including beginners.

Course Details:

Time: Thursday Evenings, 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Orientation: October 18, 2018
8-Week Course: October 25, November 1, 8, 15, (skip week of 22 for holiday), 29, December 6, 13, 20, 2018
Retreat: Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9 AM – 4 PM

Location: CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion, 26 Central Street, Somerville, MA 02143, 2nd Floor Community Room

Course Rate:
Registration: $650

POC and Need-Based Scholarships Available – complete the application at www.chacmc.org/scholarship

50% Discount Available in partnership with CHA Wellness for CHA Patients and Staff – contact us at [email protected] to learn more

Jody Daniels, M.B.A. is the Workplace Mindfulness Project Manager and an instructor in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion at Cambridge Health Alliance. She is also an adjunct professor in the graduate healthcare management program at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Formerly a senior V.P. with over 20 years’ experience in human resources with a mid-size healthcare organization, Jody also has over eight years’ clinical experience as a psychiatric social worker at various academic medical centers. She has trained at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA and has been a mindfulness practitioner for the past six years.

Natalia Cepeda, M.A. is a qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher and Mindful Schools Certified Instructor. She is also an Option Process® counselor and yoga teacher. Natalia started meditation studies as a child in her native Argentina; and spent most of her life teaching children and adults languages, and later on yoga and Mindfulness. She is currently teaching at Cambridge Public Schools and senior centers.