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Midcoast Region

Low Sodium Shopping Made Easy-Brunswick

Free

with Hillary Pride, RD, LD, NASM-CPT, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2020 at 10:30 am

This class and store tour is offered to you in the best classroom of all, your grocery store! Your Hannaford Dietitian will help you find foods naturally low in sodium while also understanding food labels so that you aren’t eliminating choices unnecessarily. After all, the key is knowing which foods you can add in, not only focusing on what to cut out.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course

$125

with Mary Bitterauf, BS, CHES, Coulombe Center for Health Improvement

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 8, 2020 , runs for 9 weeks

The 9-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course is designed to help you cope more effectively with both long and short term stressors. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR has been scientifically proven to enhance pain management and reduce pain levels, improve focus, resilience and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging life events. Taught by a certified MBSR teacher, instruction involves mindful meditation practices, discussion, gentle stretching and yoga (appropriate for all fitness levels).

  

Class Schedule:

Orientation: April 8th, 5:30-6:30 pm (If unable to attend orientation, you will need a phone interview with instructor prior to first class on April 15th) 

Wednesday Evenings: April 15th - June 3rd 2020, 5:30 - 7:30 pm 

Saturday Retreat - May 23rd 2020, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Attendance is required at the first class and Saturday retreat. 

Location: Schooner Cove, on the LincolnHealth - Miles Campus, 35 Schooner Street, Damariscotta, ME

 

Cost: $125 - This class is proudly sponsored by the Coulombe Center and is offered at a significantly reduced rate. Scholarships are available. 

 

Questions? Call 207-563-4269 or email brooke.alley@lchcare.org 

 

MBSR Class Expectations: 

Before you enroll in the 9-week MBSR course we ask that you please consider the following time commitments:

•Participants are asked for a commitment to attend all eight evening classes and one four-hour long Saturday retreat.

•We encourage 45-60 minutes daily meditation at least six days per week for the full eight weeks.

Your commitment is essential. It is the practice of mindfulness meditation that will enable you to realize its benefits. This commitment can be a challenging one, and may require a lifestyle change. You may have to rearrange your schedule to allow time for daily practice, carving out time from other activities. Once you taste the benefits of MBSR, then you may find that maintaining a daily practice becomes easier and highly rewarding.





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