Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Professional Development > Courses > Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (BREV 1000)
In the course of day-to-day life, we can all too easily become lost in our thoughts or distractions and miss out on what is around us and what is truly important in our lives. Mindfulness is a practice of “paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, without judging”. Developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, this is an 8-week course that offers guided mindfulness practices to help practitioners reconnect with the present moment.
By the end of this course, students will:
There is no textbook for this course; course materials will be provided in class.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course.
Topics covered include:
Participants are advised to bring a yoga mat, and to wear comfortable clothing.
This course is delivered in a classroom environment.
Home practice is required and optimizes the benefits of mindfulness practice.
This course is assessed on a Mastery/Non-mastery basis.
2 months (32 hours) from course start date
Registration and Course Start
Registration is easy: simply call CE Registration at 604-527-5472 and quote the CRN (below) for the session you are interested in. Payment of the tuition fee must accompany registration.
Instructions on how to access your course materials will be emailed to you by the Program Assistant within five (5) business days prior to your chosen course start date.
*for fall semester, registration will open Aug 12, 2019
(Wednesday evenings, 8 wks)
Retreat Day - BREV 1001