Our 5-day residential intensive form of
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Designed especially for those who have found attending an 8-week class difficult to schedule, this 5-day residential intensive includes all of the content of our popular 8-week program offered in a peaceful retreat setting.
26 CE credits also available if you are a healthcare professional.
This highly participatory residential intensive form of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course includes:
- Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices
- Gentle stretching and mindful yoga
- Inquiry exercises to enhance awareness in everyday life
- Group dialogue and small group exercises
- A 60-page workbook with short readings, a guide to the course, and resources to support your ongoing investigation of mindfulness
- Supplemental, optional, meetings for meditation and enriched learning
- Excellent vegetarian meals and five days of peaceful quiet living
Please see the MBSR page for full details about this well-researched class designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and the Center for Mindfulness at the UMass Medical Center.
Who this event is for:
This adult event is open to the general public. Come join us!
Details on what to bring will be sent upon registration.
See What to Expect at Residential Trainings for more information about our multi-day mindfulness trainings.
Karen Schwisow, E-RYT, Mindfulness Northwest Senior Teacher. Karen is certified to teach MBSR by the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts.
Teresa Johnson, Mindfulness Northwest Instructor
Location and Directions:
Harmony Hill Retreat Center
Need a ride or want to help others with transportation?
See our carpooling page for setting up ride shares.
Cost: $2095 - $1115 Sliding Scale Tuition includes instruction, materials, room and board. Rooms are doubles and singles. There is an additional cost for single rooms.
We also have special Scholarship Tuition options available for those unable to pay at the low end of the sliding scale. We can only offer limited quantities of scholarship tuition so please register early.
Payment plans are also available during registration (four equal monthly payments; no financing fee).
Up to 26 CE credits are available for healthcare professionals with an additional $195 fee. Please see "Continuing Education Credits" below.
For all details about our registration and cancellation policies, please see our Course Registration Policies page.
Continuing Education Credits
Please note that this is a community course and all are welcome to join. This section provides the details for those choosing to request CE credits. CE credits are granted per session of training. If participants miss a morning or afternoon session, those CE credits cannot be made up at a later date.
Up to 26 CE credits are available to class participants through our collaboration with International Seminars Group (ISG). For full details visit our CE credit information page.
Who is Eligible for CE's?
Psychologists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC), Social Workers (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Registered Dietitians, and Nurses.
For Mental Health Professionals:
International Seminars Group (ISG) is approved by the American Psychological Association to provide continuing education programs for psychologists. ISG maintains responsibility for its programs and its content. The Washington State Board of Certified Counselors, Washington State Board of Social Workers, and Washington State Board of Marriage and Family Therapists do not provide pre-approval for classes. These boards frequently accept courses from APA-approved sponsors.
International Seminars Group (ISG) is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing to provide continuing education programs for nurses. ISG maintains responsibility for its programs and its content. The Washington State Board of nursing does not provide pre-approval for classes. This board frequently accepts courses approved by other state boards of nursing.
More Details & Registration:
For full details please visit our CE credit information page.
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