The course meets once per week for eight weeks, with one daylong Saturday or Sunday class. These sessions will include individual, tailored instruction in mindfulness meditation practices, as well as group discussions, gentle yoga and stretching, daily homework, and related class materials.
Access to downloadable audio recordings of meditation and mindfulness exercises is included in your registration fee, for your use in practicing outside of class.
University of Minnesota Employees and Spouses: Earn 150 points and $100 reimbursement when you participate in this course for the University of Minnesota's Wellbeing Program. Learn more about other UMN Wellbeing Program offerings through the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing.
This course is approved by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching for 27.5 continuing education units (CEP # 100057). If you would like to attend this course for NBHWC continuing education units, please add this option onto your registration (Cost $15).
Course TermsAs part of the registration, you will need to agree to these terms:
Item 1: Mindfulness programming may not be appropriate for persons experiencing recent grief or trauma, serious mental or physical health challenges, chemical dependencies or suicidal feelings. If any of these apply to you, please contact the facilitator prior to beginning the session. Should the instructor determine that the program is not appropriate at this time, you will receive a full refund.
Item 2: This mindfulness programming includes skill training or practice in relaxation and meditation methods as well as gentle stretching (yoga) exercises. I understand that if for any reason I am unable to, or think it unwise to engage in these techniques and exercises whether during the weekly sessions at University of Minnesota, Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing or at home, I am under no obligation to engage in these techniques nor will I hold the above named facility liable for any injury sustained from these exercises.
Item 3: I understand that I am not to attend sessions under the influence of alcohol or recreational drugs.