Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Class Information

Breathing Meditation

IHS offers MBSR in collaboration with Lifespan's Lifestyle Medicine Center and with The Miriam Hospital's Center for Cardiac, Pulmonary & Vascular Fitness.

MBSR classes include:

  • Free Mandatory Orientation

  • Class Dates (8 consecutive weeks)

  • All-day Retreat

  • Guided Meditation & Mindful Movement Recordings

  • Weekly Handouts

*Please note that IHS pricing and refund policy does not apply to classes offered at Lifespan's Lifestyle Medicine Center (LMC) or at The Miriam Hospital's Center for Cardiac, Pulmonary & Vascular Fitness.

 

IHS and its employees are a hired contractor at these locations and does not set pricing nor do participants pay IHS directly. All financial transactions for MBSR at the LMC and/or through the Cardiac Rehab Program are solely between participants and the LMC and/or the Cardiac Rehab Program. As such the LMC and/or Cardiac Rehab Program pricing and refund policy applies to all MBSR courses offered at the LMC and/or the Cardiac Rehab Program.

MBSR Class Participants
If you are a Lifespan patient with cardiac or pulmonary disease you may qualify to participate in an upcoming Fall MBSR class offered by the Center for Cardiac, Pulmonary & Vascular Fitness. 
Contact Program Manager Julianne DeAngelis for more information.
Honorata M., Barrington, RI
Honorata M., Barrington, RI

"This class gave me the tools to slow down, de-stress and to just be me. I am using what I learned here everyday."

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Brian F., Cranston, RI
Brian F., Cranston, RI

"Reducing stress and anxiety had a significant positive affect on my health and life, to the degree that my entire family noticed the difference. If you give it your all, the rewards can be life changing."

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Desiree' L., Attleboro, MA
Desiree' L., Attleboro, MA

"After my mind, body & soul crashed due to stress, I searched for anything that could provide relief. I found information on this course and was glad that it was nearby—one less stressor!"

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Candace M., Warwick, RI
Candace M., Warwick, RI

“As a mental health clinician and a sometimes-meditator, I was very excited to find that MBSR was being offered by IHS. Professionally, I am always looking for tools that might help my clients tap into their own inner resources to promote growth and healing. Personally, I was seeking to deepen my commitment to my own mindfulness practice.”

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Tony F., East Greenwich, RI
Tony F., East Greenwich, RI

"I read that meditation can be an effective non-chemical means of dealing with and approaching life and (after completing the class) can say that I agree. I feel I'm better equipped to deal with both problems & stress."

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Pat, East Greenwich, RI
Pat, East Greenwich, RI

"Mindfulness helps me to recognize when my mind races ahead with worries or goes backwards with regrets.”

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Melissa  L., Manville, RI
Melissa L., Manville, RI

"I've really enjoyed the combination of teaching, sharing and practice. The full day of mindfulness was powerful."

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Melanie G., North Kingstown, RI
Melanie G., North Kingstown, RI

“I brought my blood pressure down so much during the MBSR class, my doctor wants to take me off of my medication in about a month or two. Halfway through the MBSR classes, my average was 117/75. It's been about 8 weeks since the course ended and my BP last Friday was 106/68."

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Amy M., Providence, RI
Amy M., Providence, RI

"This class taught me how to settle my mind, and approach my daily tasks in a slower and easier way. I have learned to breathe. I have even learned to be more forgiving of myself."

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