Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
The goal standard for mindfulness training since 1978

The next 8 week MBSR course Dr Patterson teaches will
be in-person on Mondays beginning with September 18th orientation from 6:00-8-00pm eastern, followed by 8 Monday sessions from 6:00-8:30pm eastern
and including a Saturday retreat class November 4th from 9am-4pm eastern
To hold your spot, please let Dr Patterson know if you are interested.

Goals of MBSR-
– Learn life-long tools for living fully despite daily challenges and demands
– Consciously promote resilience, positive psychology and emotional intelligence
– Prevent burnout from the stress of work and taking care of others
– Reduce errors and accidents at work and home
– Systematically mobilize your inner resources for healing pain and illness
– Practice a portable toolkit of self-care approaches for promoting health
– Learn non-drug approaches for managing stress-related chronic conditions
– Explore the meaning and deepest values that inform your life and your work
– Cultivate your innate happiness, peacefulness and compassion

        Slow down, relax the body, quiet the mind and open the heart

This experiential learning environment is based on a facilitated small group process.
Such group support can be a personally transformative model for learning and healing.

Mindfulness skills you will learn include-
– Mindful gentle movement
– Body scan
– Mindfulness meditation
– Mindful eating
– Mindful communication
– Other mind-body skills include journaling, self-massage, skilled relaxation and imagery

Facilitator- John A. Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Certified in Family Practice and Integrative Holistic Medicine
Stress management instructor University of Kentucky Health and Wellness Program
Adjunct faculty Saybrook College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (Pasadena, CA)
Senior faculty for Center for Mind Body Medicine (Washington DC)
Certified in Mindful Medical Practice (U Rochester School of Medicine)
Certified in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Certified by Integrative Restoration Institute- iRest Yoga Nidra
Certified by International Association of Yoga Therapists
Certified by Physician Coaching Institutes

Mind Body Studio 517 Southland Drive, Lexington KY 40503
Group size is limited. Pre-registration is required

Cost is partially underwritten by UK Wellness for UK employees, retirees and spouses- for details see
Cost for non-UK participants is sliding scale $295 – $395.
Further discount available for those in financial need.
For non-UK registration, please use both email and voicemail to contact Dr. Patterson-
Email- japatt@windstream.net
Phone- 859-373-0033