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RSVP for 2012 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Training Series

December 14, 2011 by Bob Cole   

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

The Staff Advisory Team is pleased to announce a 3-session mindfulness-based stress reduction training series starting in January 2012.  The series will be facilitated by Eva Giedt, a nationally board certified psychotherapist/mental health nurse practitioner in private practice in Monterey. Eva provides wellness programs for Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula. Also, she is now a psychotherapy provider under the Wellness Corp. insurance plan for MIIS employees.

You do not need to attend all sessions.  You can RSVP for one of the sessions in the series or all-three.

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Benefits of Attending

  • New insights and strategies for keeping those stress-reducing resolutions thriving well into the New Year and beyond
  • Box Lunch with your colleagues sponsored by the Staff Advisory Team
  • Attend at least 2 of the 3 sessions and gain preferred access to bonus alumni sessions which include day-long silent retreats facilitated by Eva

Session 1: Introduction to Mindfulness to reduce stress. Awareness of breath and awareness of body sensations practices.  THIS SESSION IS AT CAPACITY! RSVP to Waitlist

Mindfulness is well documented to reduce the symptoms of stress. This 1 hour session will introduce mindfulness and give participants a brief experience of mindfulness using awareness of breath and body sensation.

Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Time: 12:15 – 1:30pm
Location:  MCGOWAN 100 (capacity 45) *NEW LOCATION!

Session 2: Mindful Living Practices including mindfulness at work and mindful eating THIS SESSION IS AT CAPACITY! RSVP to Waitlist

Bringing mindfulness into our daily lives is rewarding. In this 1 hour session, participants will learn simple mindfulness practices for the workplace and home settings including mindful eating.

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Time: 12:15-1:30pm
Location:  Casa Fuente 452 (capacity 36)

Session 3: Mindfulness in relationships. Conscious communication THIS SESSION IS AT CAPACITY! RSVP to Waitlist

Mindfulness can improve our relationships by helping us to be more present, empathetic, and free of reactivity. In this 1 hour session participants will experience a meditation to help bring mindfulness into your relationships.

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Time: 12:15-1:30pm
Location:  Casa Fuente 452 (capacity 36)

Contact Eva Giedt

Eva’s Website: http://www.evagiedt.com/
Contact Infor: evag97@aol.com or 831-236-7110

You’re also invited to register for Community Hospital’s 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction workshop series starting on Jan. 26.