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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course Jan-March 2022

Occurring Monday, January 17, 2022 - March 7, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
, MI
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course Jan-March 2022

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 mindful meditation and movement practices. PLEASE NOTE:  Class size is limited to 30 participants.

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


Orientation - Mon, Jan. 17 - 6-8:30 p.m.

Classes - Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, and March 7, 14 - 6-8:30 p.m.

All Day Retreat - Sat, Feb. 26 - 8:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


Amy Janssens, MA, and Heidi Stark, M.Ed. are trained MBSR teachers through Brown University's School of Public Health. Both hold teaching licensures. Amy is a Certified Mindfulness Instructor through Mindful Schools and Heidi is a Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT500).


$100 per person for ALL school district staff within the Char-Em ISD service area.

$625 per person for anyone outside of the Char-Em ISD service area. (Sliding scale available)

Target Audience

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

Learner Outcomes

  • Ability to cope more effectively with both 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 greater patience and understanding for the upset of others.
  • Increased creative problem solving abilities due to decreases in stress and anxiety.

Pending approval, State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) will be available for this session.

Further information will be provided by the instructor.

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