MBSR "At a Glance"

The entire course is laid out here, including the theme and mindfulness practice for each week. Clicking on the links below, or on the menu to the left, will take you to the corresponding part of the course.


Welcome




Introduction




Getting Started




MBSR Manual




Week 1
- Simple Awareness
                Introduction to the Body Scan


Week 2
- Attention & The Brain
                Introduction to Sitting Meditation


Week 3
- Dealing with Thoughts
                Introduction to Yoga - Yoga 1


Week 4
- Stress: Responding vs. Reacting
                STOP: One-Minute Breathing Space and Yoga 2


Week 5
- Dealing with Difficult Emotions/Sensations
                Soften, Soothe, Allow


Week 5b
- Special Instructions for Physical Pain
                  The Five-Step PAIN process


Week 6
- Mindfulness and Communication
                Mountain Meditation and Lake Meditation


Week 7
- Mindfulness and Compassion
                Lovingkindness Meditation


Week 8
- Conclusion
                Developing a practice of your own


Certificate of Completion