Stress Reduction through Attention Training
- 1 hour and 15 mins per class
- Meet once a week for 6-weeks
- Other materials to support practice
$175 per person
Want to learn more about Mindfulness, the evidence-based research and how it works?
Feeling stressed from the demands of work, school, and loved ones?
Whether you are feeling overwhelmed with your daily life or want to take a weekly 75-min class to build emotional strength and resilience, this introductory short course is a great learning experience into the world of mindfulness and its benefits.
This course is a complement to the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program.
Stress Reduction through Attention Training is designed to reduce stress and increase a sense of well-being and resilience.
What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a basic human quality. Training in mindfulness and the intentional cultivation of moment-by-moment, non-judgmental focused attention and awareness has spread from its initial western applications in medicine to other fields, including education.
The practice of mindfulness supports and strengthens the capacity of the mind to be fully in the present moment instead of controlled by habits of worrying about the future or being stuck in the past.
The 6-week series will include mindfulness practices including mindful movement, discussions on the effects of stress on the mind and body, mindfulness and it’s benefits personally and professionally, and applying mindfulness in everyday life. All are welcome and no experience is necessary.
Stress Reduction through Attention Training Benefits of may include:
- Improve focus and attentionDecrease stress and anxiety
- Strengthen emotional resilienceIncrease sense of well-being
- Decrease impulsive behaviorIncrease Calmness
With Gus Castellanos
SPRING REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Please check back again in the Fall.
Gus Castellanos, M.D. (retired Neurologist) is a University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness certified mindfulness-based program teacher and researcher. He has facilitated hundreds of mindfulness programs and lectures to thousands of participants throughout South Florida. Starting in March 2020, he converted all his offerings to virtual platforms. He is adjunct instructor at Nova Southeastern University where he developed and delivered this course in a research protocol in 2020 and 2021.