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8 Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course
April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm| $450 - $500
With Pete Kirchmer
8 Consecutive Tuesdays from 6pm-8:30pm beginning on April 18, PLUS a full day Retreat on Saturday 6/3/2017
Pre Registration until 4/4: $450 – Regular Tuition: $500
Learn to mindfully manage health issues, job stress, relationship challenges and family pressures.
This course is modeled after the MBSR program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Through practice and discussion, blending meditation, body awareness and yoga, discover how our bodies handle and resolve stress neurologically.
Mindfulness Practice is known to relieve symptoms of:
- Anxiety, Depression & Other Mood Disorders
- Chronic Pain & Many Illnesses
- Addiction Recovery
- Insomnia and Hyperactivity
- Loneliness & Isolation
Other benefits include:
- More Focus
- Better Attention Span
- Better Decision Making
- Better Coping in Times of Upheaval, Loss, Transition and Uncertainty
- Increased Mental Clarity and Calmness
- Better Performance at Work and in Sports
- Less Emotional Reactivity
- Accessing more Passion, Inspiration, Happiness and Joy in Daily Living
Pete Kirchmer is the founder of Mindfulness Based Health Coaching and is the Program Director for the UCSD Center For Mindfulness mPEAK (Mindful, Performance Enhancement, Awareness & Knowledge) Program. Pete specializes in coaching his clients in applying the practice of mindfulness to making healthy lifestyle changes, managing stress and improving performance in life, work and sport. Pete has completed training to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the U Mass Oasis Inst., and is a certified Primordial Sound Meditation Teacher through the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. He holds a BS in Exercise Physiology, and is a Certified Professional Life Coach through the Coaches Training institute, Center for Applied Positive Psychology and Wellcoaches.
Currently Pete has a private coaching practice with clients around the country, he’s a regular presenter at Rancho La Puerta, a world class wellness resort in Tecate, Mexico and also teaches mindfulness courses for UCSD and Yoga Studios in Encinitas, CA. He is an active member of the Harvard Institute for Coaching and is a Guiding Teacher for the Encinitas Mindfulness Community (EMC).