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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
MBSR Group Sessions - UPlan

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.  Select your preferred location below to see available sessions.

Sign up for an MBSR Information session . Attending an information session is highly encouraged before beginning your program, before or after you register. Learn about the program, research, commitment and begin to set goals. This is an opportunity to also ask questions according to your interests and needs.

UPlan Employee Members
University of Minnesota employees on UPlan may participate in an on-campus, virtual or telephone-based Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR, vMBSR or tMBSR) program and qualify to get $200 of the registration fees returned to you.

The MBSR program reimbursement is available to University of Minnesota employees who are covered by the UPlan Employee Medical program.
UPlan-covered employee spouses or same-sex domestic partners are not eligible for the discounted rate or participation in the Wellness Program for MBSR reimbursement.
Contact the Office of Human Resources if you have any questions as to whether or not you are qualified at 612-624-8647. You can also visit the Wellness website at http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/wellness/index.html.

Employees must attend sessions six of the eight weeks plus the day-long retreat, in addition to completing two online surveys to qualify to be reimbursed $200 of the registration fees (only one reimbursement is granted for participation in this course) and you may apply this to Wellness My Way to earn 50 Wellness Points.  Reimbursement & Wellness points instructions are located at the bottom of this page.

Upcoming Sessions:


Mayo Meditation Room

MBSR - University of Minnesota East Bank Campus

Thursday Evenings
Mayo Meditation Room
Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

September 21 - November 9, 2017
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: Jean Fagerstrom
All Day Session: Saturday, October 28, 2017


 

Health Partners Como Clinic

MBSR - Health Partners Como Clinic

Tuesday Evenings
Health Partners Como Clinic
2500 Como Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108

September 26 - November 14, 2017
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: Merra Young
All Day Session: Sunday, November 5, 2017


 

Mayo Meditation Room

MBSR - University of Minnesota East Bank Campus

Monday Evenings
Mayo Meditation Room
Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

October 30 - December 18, 2017
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: Susan Miles
All Day Session: Saturday, December 9, 2017


 



 

Information Sessions
Participants are encouraged to attend an information session before fully committing to the class. However, you can register prior to the information session to secure a space. If you choose not to attend the class after attending the information session, you may receive a refund of the registration fee less a $25 processing fee. Please contact mindprg@umn.edu or 612-626-5361 with any questions.
 
Scholarships
No one is turned away due to ability to pay; partial and work scholarships are available, although a scholarship is based on both financial need as well as limited availability in any given program. 


Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be made in writing five days in advance of the event by sending an email to Desirae Hammond at hammo200@umn.edu. Name, address, and payment method are mandatory for both registration and refunds. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Disability accommodations are provided upon request.
 
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program Refund Policy
Prior to the event,
  • More than 14 days before event: A full refund will be offered.
  • Less than 14 day but more than 5 days before event:  A refund less $25 processing fee will be offered.
  • Within 5 days before an event & space can be filled from waiting list:  A refund less $25 processing fee will be offered.
  • Within 5 days before an event & space CAN NOT be filled from waiting list:  75% refund will be offered or transferred to another series in the same year, space permitting.
 
After classes have begun,
  • After class 1: 75% refund or transfer to another series in the same year, space permitting
  • After class 2: 50% refund or transfer to another series in the same year, space permitting
  • After class 3: No automatic refunds or transfers
 
Exceptions to this policy are granted for extenuating circumstances. For more information, participants should speak with their instructor, or Desirae Hammond at hammo200@umn.edu or 612-625-8164.
 


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Contact us:
Center for Spirituality & Healing
420 Delaware St SE
Mayo Memorial Building #505
Minneapolis, MN 55455
 
612-626-5361
Fax: 612-626-5280
 
www.csh.umn.edu

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