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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

Occurring Monday, February 6, 2023 - April 10, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Expired)
, MI
Cost: FREE
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

MBSR is an 8-week evidence-based, experiential program designed to provide practices to foster increased stress management and well-being. This in-depth training is highly participatory and explores both mindfulness and movement. Together we will learn to manage stress and pain, sustain joy, develop deeper connections, improve focus, attention, and sleep. 

This course will be conducted virtually through Zoom. The experiential nature of this class requires audio and video access. The Zoom link will be emailed prior to the start date.

PLEASE NOTE: Class size is limited to 30 participants.

Learner Outcomes

  • Ability to cope more effectively with short-term and long-term stressful situations within the classroom and school environment.
  • Greater energy and enthusiasm while teaching.
  • Increased ability to relax during and outside of work hours.
  • Capacity to hold more patience and understanding for the upset of others.
  • Increased creative problem-solving abilities due to decreases in stress and anxiety.

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Tenets



Orientation - Mon, Feb. 6, 2023 - 6-8:30 p.m.

Classes - Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10 - 6:00-8:30 p.m.

All Day Retreat - Sat, March 18 - 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. online or in-person

Target Audience

Teachers pre-K thru grade 12, administrators, counselors, ISD staff, paraprofessionals, support staff, and community partners/agencies. All are welcome on this exploration. Bring a willingness to learn and your curiosity!


Amy Janssens is a mindfulness educator, MBSR Teacher trained through Brown University, and a Mindful Schools Certified Instructor. Amy brings evidence-based practices to reduce stress and increase joy. As a licensed teacher, Amy holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Michigan State University.

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