Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Students

Wednesday, Oct 10 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Meyer Recreation Barn, Free
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Health Center: Health and Psychological Services

Wednesday, Oct 10 2018 6:30 PM Wednesday, Oct 10 2018 8:30 PM America/New_York Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Students Stress is universal. How you manage it is a major determinant of your health and happiness. Wouldn't you like a simple and effective tool for dealing with it? Meyer Recreation Barn Bennington College

Meets Wednesday evenings (except Halloween) in the Meyer Rec Barn upstairs dance studio. This curriculum was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn of the University of Massachussetts Medical Center over 30 years ago, and has grown to be the most studied and widely used stress reduction program around the world. While the practice of mindfulness is thousands of years old, recent advances in the sciences have been able to show empirical evidence of improvements in physical and mental health with its use, and begun to elucidate some of the causal relationships.