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Dialectical Stress Reduction DSR – 10 weeks of mindfulness

Dialectical Stress Reduction – A mindful journey for a joyful life!

This is an amazing blend of two very powerful healing techniques (DBT and MBSR -Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) taught by two amazing passionate mindful teachers.  Anyone can join in on this course including loved ones and health care practitioners.  This is a great opportunity to do a course with your loved ones!  Together you can become more mindfully connected.

Mindfulness IS a SUPERPOWER

This is a 10-week mindfulness-based program for stress reduction called Dialectical Stress Reduction (DSR). It invites individuals with a broad range of health conditions to learn the core skills of mindfulness meditation.  Participants in this group will develop ways in which to manage the current impact of stress on their day-to-day lives and to enhance their well-being over their lifespan. This program has been modelled after the original mindfulness-based stress reduction course (MBSR) developed by Dr. Kabat-Zinn and colleagues and by adding a dialectical approach, we can manage emotional/physical pain and stress by acknowledging and developing an understanding and acceptance of our opposing feelings or beliefs residing in our minds at any given time.

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