The Mindful Center Knoxville Partners with Chattanooga-Based, Center for Mindful Living, to Offer 8 Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program
Knoxville, TN, August 19, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Mindful Center Knoxville, a business devoted to training individuals and organizations on the skill of Mindfulness Meditation for health, healing and stress reduction is proud to announce a recent partnership with the Center for Mindful Living in Chattanooga, TN. Starting September, The Mindful Center Knoxville will be offering the 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program at the Center for Mindful Living in Chattanooga. The MBSR program will be open to the general public in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas.
The 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program is modeled after Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s MBSR program founded at the UMass Medical School Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society. In addition to the 8-week MBSR program, The Mindful Center Knoxville will also be offering an “Intro Day Course to Mindfulness Meditation,“ as well as various “Lunch & Learn” sessions geared for local business and organizations. All programs will be hosted by the Center for Mindful Living in the Chattanooga area.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week program that teaches individuals how to cultivate and increase their self-awareness, body-awareness, emotional regulation, and attention regulation. “I am honored to be teaching at the Center for Mindful Living,” stated Claudio Barrientos, Director and Lead Instructor at The Mindful Center Knoxville. “The Center for Mindful Living is a wonderful organization that is truly dedicated to growing an active base of members dedicated to building a sense of community around mindfulness and other practices. I think Chattanooga is very fortunate to have this organization in their city.”
“We are thrilled to establish a partnership with The Mindful Center Knoxville and to expand our program offerings to the Chattanooga community,” commented Lisa Harrison, Board Chair of the Center for Mindful Living. “Claudio Barrientos brings extensive training and experience, and we believe that our community will benefit greatly from the new variety of course offerings that will teach people important skills to improve their health and well-being.”
The Mindful Center Knoxville will be offering the next MBSR Session beginning on Tuesday, September 16th, from 5:45pm to 8:00pm. The program fee is $325 (non-members) and $300 (Center for Mindful Living members), and includes 8 weekly sessions, a day retreat, 4 CD-set of guided meditations, a course book, as well as access to the Center for Mindful Living. To register for the MBSR program, please visit: www.centerformindfulliving.org/register.
About The Mindful Center Knoxville
The Mindful Center Knoxville is a business devoted to training individuals and organizations on the skill of mindfulness meditation for health, healing, and stress reduction. Non-religious and evidence-based, all meditation programs are designed to bring benefit to everyday people seeking to learn a skill clinically proven to develop a new-found awareness of body and mind.
About the Center for Mindful Living
Located in Chattanooga, TN, the Center for Mindful Living is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization that teaches and supports practices that help us be with ourselves and with others, in the present moment without judgment.
Claudio Barrientos, Director and Lead Instructor
The Mindful Center Knoxville
Center for Mindful Living
1212 McCallie Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404