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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

UW Health Integrative Medicine Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction: Woman ringing a bellMindfulness meditation is the art of paying attention, of listening to your heart. Rather than withdrawing from the world, mindfulness can help you enjoy it more fully, effectively and peacefully.

 

In UW Health's Integrative Medicine Program, we offer a variety of group and individual meditation programs.

 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

 

Patient Testimonials

 

Read testimonials from people who have participated in the Mindfulness program.

 

Mindfulness Introductory Course

 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is designed to introduce Mindfulness meditation practice as a way of reducing stress and developing greater balance, control and fuller participation in your life.

 

The introductory course includes guided instruction in Mindfulness meditation practices, gentle stretching and Mindful yoga, inquiry and application into experiences of daily living, group dialogue, home assignments and tapes.

 

View Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course Sessions

 

Mindfulness for Kids

 

We offer programs for youth who are middle school age or high school age who are interested in learning Mindfulness meditation.

 

Mindfulness program director Katherine Bonus

Mindfulness Graduate Courses

 

Graduate classes for those who have taken the beginning-level Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course include:

Individual Patient Consultation

 

Learn the techniques of relaxation, guided imagery and mindfulness meditation to complement traditional medical health care.

 

Retreats

 

Join the UW Health Mindfulness and Integrative Medicine Programs in exploring ways to integrate more ease, balance and healing in the midst of living in today's world with our retreats.

 

The retreats are guided by the staff of UW Health Mindfulness and Integrative Medicine Programs. Participants have an opportunity for personal time, open discussions, time in nature and guided group experiences.

 

Learn more about our retreats