Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) (Studio)

A highly effective eight-week program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. The practice of mindfulness is a way to explore and cultivate your inner resources for coping, growing and healing. Learn how to reduce physical and psychological stress while building resilience, balance and well-being. Forty years of scientific research consistently demonstrates that training in MBSR helps participants respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness. Develop your own practice of living life in the present moment and discover how to transform your reactions and habits into healthy responses.

Location

Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind & Body
310 Baker Ave


instructor

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Cheryl Lucas

Cheryl M. Lucas, MEd, is a certified qualified instructor of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a registered instructor through The Mindfulness Center at Brown University and has been teaching mindfulness-based programs since 2016.

Cheryl has a Master of Education in counseling and 14 years in leadership positions of social service agencies with a focus on supporting individuals through difficult life situations. This work deeply confirmed the transformative power of compassionate guidance leading to each individual's unique capacity to face stressful life circumstances with resilience.

Cheryl is dedicated to teaching mindfulness as a means to foster greater health and wellbeing. With a focus on the best practices of teaching the basic skills, knowledge and wisdom of mindfulness, she guides others to discover their innate ability to meet life’s challenges. She is deeply passionate about and enjoys sharing the practice of mindfulness meditation as an integrative practice for mind, body and spirit.