Basic/Foundation Course: Mindfulness-Based Stress & Pain Management

The class format includes instruction and practice of mindfulness skills, mind-body exercises, group dialogue, and daily home assignments. In this program you will receive:

  • 8 weekly classes of 2-1/2 hours each
  • One 6-hour retreat on a Saturday
  • Recordings with guided meditations and stretching practices
  • Access to extensive handouts, reading lists, home assignments, resources, etc.

Participants are encouraged to practice home assignments for 30-40 minutes every day and to complete an initial questionnaire and a course evaluation. This challenging, life-affirming course requires a strong commitment for maximal benefit. Your instructors are committed to and skilled at creating a safe, supportive, and deeply engaging learning environment.

Red ZafuAs a student in our mindfulness course, you are invited to participate in our research on characteristics (coping, spirituality, attention) associated with mindfulness training.  For details, please access our current consent form.

 

 

View a schedule of upcoming mindfulness courses here!

Questions? Email mindfulness@med.unc.edu.