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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Online Course

About This Event

Mindfulness is a way of learning to relate directly to whatever is happening in your life. It is a way of taking charge of your life, a way of doing something for yourself that no one else can do for you – consciously and systematically working with your own stress, pain, illness, and the challenges and demands of everyday life. Restoring within yourself a balanced sense of well-being requires increased awareness of all aspects of self, including body and mind, heart and soul. Mindfulness-based stress reduction is intended to ignite this inner capacity and infuse your life with awareness.

Mandatory Orientation: Thursday, January 7, 6:00-8:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Class Dates: Thursday’s, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4

Class Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.

(Eastern Time, GMT -5 hours), with the first class extended by a half hour and last class by one hour

All Day Retreat: Sunday, February 21, 2020 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) Please note the all-day class also takes place live online.

To join the live, virtual session, a link and specific instructions will be provided and sent to you before the class is scheduled.

Please note the following requirements for participating in the live online course:

You are comfortable using your computer.

You have an up-to-date computer with speakers, microphone, web cam, and high-speed internet connection. A headset with a microphone can be helpful (vs. using the microphone and speakers on the computer). You can use a Mac or a PC, and most any browser is fine.

Mobile devices like iPhones and iPads are not a good substitute. A laptop or desktop computer is needed.

Mandatory Orientation

As a first step toward enrollment in the Course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, we conduct a pre-program Orientation Session before the start of class. This Orientation Session is required of all participants before beginning the program. During this session you will have the opportunity to:

Learn about Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and explore whether it is right for you

Experience, first-hand, mindfulness methods and approaches you will be learning during the program

Meet with your program instructor for a brief, informal conversation about MBSR

A $100 deposit is due prior to the mandatory orientation. At the conclusion of the orientation, if you and your instructor discern that the course is a good fit for you, the balance of your registration is due.

Tuition

$650 for household income of $50,000+

$575 for household income of $40-$49K

$475 for household income of $39K & under

Refund Policy

If you are unable to participate in the course your payment will be refunded according to the following schedule:

After Mandatory Orientation: 100%

After class 1: 75%

After class 2: 50%

After class 3: No refund

Reviews     To review this event, visit the page for the venue or retreat leaders (above).

  • Amanda Noella Daddona   April 29, 2020

      Living Fully with Fear

    The Living Fully with Fear course with Amanda Votto was an incredible experience. I was able to connect with my emotions, dig deep and find what was underneath those emotions, and find comfort within myself and from the shared experiences of the others in the class. I found the practices to be extremely helpful and at times challenging (in a good way). And overall, Amanda did a great job of putting everything into context and explaining how we can relate to fear and tap into a more compassionate part of ourselves. I do wish it had been longer than four weeks. It was a lot of material to cover, and there was a lot to explore and work through. Perhaps Copper Beech might consider extending these online courses to be six or eight week experiences. Even so, I am truly grateful for the opportunity and for all that I gained from this class. Thank you to Amanda and to Copper Beech!

  • Charles Longo   November 12, 2018

      Harvest Dinner Dueling Pianos.

    As always Holy Family/ Copper Beach ALWAYS exceeds my expectations. Do yourself a favor, ATTEND a RETREAT, you will be hooked.

  • Kevin Ryan   November 12, 2018

      Harvest Celebration 2018

    As always, a delightful evening!. Thoughts: 1. May want to publish an agenda in future. Not wise to be fashionably late. Reports were that the event was in full swing at 6:30 PM and 6:45 arrival felt like we were catching up. 2. Would be wise to provide the wifi information so everyone could connect for the text fundraiser. Verizon worked but several people near me said that they could not connect using ATT. The wifi would allow everyone to connect See you next year!!

  • Marilyn Vatteroni   November 11, 2018

      A Great Night Out

    I had a wonderful experience on Saturday night. The food was great, the company wonderful & the dueling pianos fabulous.

  • Louise Cornetta   September 17, 2018

      A Magical Place

    The Copper Beech Institute offers a wide variety of courses, meditations, workshops and is housed on a beautiful peace of property. I enjoy the Wednesday Candlelight Meditation as a group or 30-40 of us meet to share this mindful experience and are led by the incredible Miranda who always gives a talk that seems to hit home. This place is filled with such love and kindness. Go check it out!

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