• P.O. Box 28, Round Hill, VA 20142

Mindfulness for Stress – Six week class – Sundays – 6 weeks – February 12

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Date(s) - February 12, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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If you are new to mindfulness or need a refresher course this class will renew your commitment to the importance of mindfulness in everyday life and relationships. Numerous reputable scientific studies, including several conducted by Harvard Medical School (see below) have shown that regular mindfulness meditation can reduce the stress and anxiety in your life as well as other emotional and physical problems. 

Please join us in this six-week class that explores how mindfulness can improve your life and introduces several mindfulness meditations that can help develop your own practice. A significant number of others who have taken this class have reported how mindfulness has given them a tool to address stress and anxiety and improve the quality of their lives. Hope to see you there.

“Scientists and therapists (cognitive behavioral therapy) have discovered the benefits of using mindfulness meditation to:
relieve stress
manage heart disease
high blood pressure
chronic pain
sleep problems
gastrointestinal difficulties
treat mood problems
help prevent depressive episode relapse” Harvard Medical School Special Report – Stress Management – page 28

We ask that if you RSVP you make a commitment to attend at least 90% of the sessions.  There is no charge for the class as it is a gift of service from the Imagine community trusting you might offer an act of service and the world is change one person, family and community at a time!

Bob Lawrence is a seasoned mindfulness meditation practitioner who has recently taught a number of mindfulness stress reduction classes that introduce mindfulness and demonstrate the benefits of regular meditation practice. Bob has completed the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course (University of Massachusetts Medical Center-Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn) and integrates mindfulness into his commute, profession and relationships. Bob very much enjoys sharing his experience with the “miracle of mindfulness” and showing the positive influence that learning these skills can have on all of our lives.

This class complements the Mindful Integral Yoga practice that is offered on Tuesday nights and the monthly Breath and Meditation class integrating mind/body/soul stress reduction in a fully inclusive, welcoming community.

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