Living the Full Catastrophe: A Day of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction • Denver

Janet Solyntjes

May 3, 2014

  • $95.00 – Program Price

This experiential workshop will offer user-friendly techniques for dealing with stress and for cultivating our deepest potential for living a full and satisfying life. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a well-recognized approach which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, depression, and anxiety; enhancing communication and health; fostering courage in difficult situations, and supporting overall well-being. The day will include an introduction to the theory of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, guided instruction in mindfulness practices used in MBSR (body scan, sitting and walking meditation, mindful hatha yoga), and discussion of the benefits and applications of mindfulness in daily life.

The program will be held at the Denver Shambhala Center at 2305 S. Syracuse Way from 9:30 am-4:30 pm.


Janet Solyntjes

Janet Solyntjes, MA, is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, and leads meditation classes and retreats for Naropa University, The Center for Mindfulness, and the Engaged Mindfulness Institute. A practitioner of mind-body disciplines since 1977, she completed a professional training in MBSR with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli and an MBSR Teacher Development Intensive at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Janet is co-founder of the Boulder-based Center for Courageous Living, committed to promoting the inherent goodness of individuals and groups by uncovering their basic health and well-being.

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