Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) with Reba Connell
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is considered the gold standard of stress reduction by doctors and the tens of thousands of people who have benefited from this program worldwide. The 8-week series includes meditation, gentle yoga, education about stress reduction, and mindful communication exercises. This highly respected approach has been research-proven to reduce anxiety and pain.
The class is appropriate for a diverse range of people—parents, pregnant people, healthcare providers, business people, people using wheelchairs—as each person learns to trust the wisdom of their own body and mind and to modify movements as appropriate.
Reba Connell is known for her warmth, humor, and intelligence. She has completed several levels of study in teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, including a professional training program under the direction of Dr. Saki Santorelli and Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Tuesdays 9:00 am–11:30 am, April 9–June 11, 2013 (No class May 7)
Free orientation for class members and the public on April 9, 9:00 am
No drop-ins after the orientation, please.
If you plan to take the series and miss the orientation, you can contact the instructor at 510.594.8224 to enroll. Please use unscented products and do not smoke before class for the health of others. Sunday retreat 9:00 am- 4:00 pm, June 2, 2013 at The Port Workspace Register Online
Senior Fitness Class
Leah Flaks combines gentle aerobics, fitness exercises, yoga, and Pilates to create a balanced, multi-level class geared towards older adults but open to all. Class begins with a warm up, moves through standing and floor stretches, and finishes with relaxation. The focus of the class is to improve flexibility, range of motion, balance and promote relaxation.
Leah Greenberg Flaks, RYT500 is a registered certified yoga teacher and has studied dance since childhood, Pilates and yoga since age 19. She has taught fitness and yoga classes since 1997.
For more information, please contact Leah at: firstname.lastname@example.org