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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course

Learn How to Cope with Stress, Pain and Illness

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Learn How to Cope with Stress, Pain and Illness

This MBSR course and day-long retreat, led by Karen Sothers, MEd, RYT, is an intensive training in the use of mindfulness meditation and mindful yoga to help cope with stress, pain and illness.

The techniques and practices taught in this course complement conventional medical treatment and preventive health practices by mobilizing and strengthening our body’s innate resources for healing and responding to stress.

Closely modeled after the world-renowned stress reduction program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., our approach combines breath awareness, meditation, yoga and other mind-body methods to help you achieve serenity, health and well-being in your everyday life.


Held each Wednesday, the eight-week course starts May 7, 2014 and ends June 25, 2014.

The day-long retreat, Saturday Day of Mindfulness, is on June 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The program is $495 and includes the all-day retreat, CDs and program manual. Partial scholarships are available based upon financial need. Scripps Health employees receive a 20 percent discount.

Event details

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
Yoga Room
10820 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Date and time

Wed, May 07, 2014

6:30 pm - 9 pm