Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mind Body at OCIM

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

8 Week Mindfulness Training

New Classes Begin Every Fall, Spring and Winter!

This eight-week program provides guided instruction in formal mindfulness meditation techniques, including relaxation, gentle stretching, and class discussion. Our instructors are University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness trained facilitators, presenting this training based on the program originally developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. Guided recordings are provided for establishing a home practice, which is strongly recommended to experience the full benefits of this program.

Class Location

UHealth Fitness & Wellness Center
1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136

Please park in the adjacent Parking Garage (parking is free), and take the parking garage elevator to the 10th floor. From here, you can only access the Wellness Center via Elevator 10. Please take this elevator to the 12th Floor. The Wellness Center staff will be able to direct you to Classroom C You can also park on the 11th floor and take Elevator 10 directly to the 12th Floor.


Fall 2019 Thursday Evening Class Dates

Instructor – Debra Annane, MA, MPH, RYT

September 5 – Orientation Session (6:30pm – 8:00 pm)
September 19 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
September 26 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
October 3 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
October 10 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
October 17 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
October 24 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
October 26 – All Day Retreat (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
November 7 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
November 14 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm


Winter 2020 Saturday Morning Class Dates

Instructor – Agustin Castellanos, MD

January 18 – Orientation Session (10:00 am – 11:30 am)
January 25 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
February 1 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
February 8 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
February 15 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
February 22 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
February 29 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
March 1 – All Day Retreat (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
March 7 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
March 14 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm


Spring 2020 Thursday Evening Class Dates

Instructor – Agustin Castellanos, MD

March 19 – Orientation Session (6:30pm – 8:00 pm)
March 26 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
April 2 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
April 9 – 3 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
April 16 – – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
April 23 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
April 30 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
May 3 – All Day Retreat (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
May 7 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
May 14 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm


Registration Fee


Registration

$400

Returning Participants

$325

Seniors 65+

$300

UM Staff & Students

$250

For questions call 305.243.4751 or email kydra.thompson@miami.edu




Our Instructors



Picture of Debra Anane

Debra Annane, M.A., M.P.H., R.Y.T has taught mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) since 2013 and has been practicing yoga and meditation for over 30 years. She trains extensively in the Zen Buddhist tradition and is a qualified MBSR instructor, as well as a Yoga Alliance 200-hour registered yoga teacher. In addition to facilitating and adapting mindfulness-based programs for a variety of populations, Debra works full time as an Assistant Project Director in the Miami office of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and serves an adjunct instructor of mindfulness in public health and medicine in the UM Department of Public Health Sciences.


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Gus Castellanos, M.D. is a retired Neurologist (UM Med class 1980) and has been a mindfulness program teacher since 2009. He is certified to teach MBSR by the University of Massachusetts Center For Mindfulness. He currently teaches at a variety of facilities, including Sari Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, UMindfulness, Mindful Kids Miami and FIU College of Medicine. He has trained thousands of participants in his mindfulness classes and workshops. He has facilitated bi-monthly mindfulness sessions at a local prisons since 2011, and serves as adviser to the UMass Center for Mindfulness’s outreach MBSR program at Jupiter Medical Center. He lectures widely and writes a bi-monthly South Florida Mindfulness newsletter. He founded a local mindfulness teacher sangha in 2011, that continues to meet monthly.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations Prior to Orientation – A refund minus $25 will be given when requested be email at least 48-hours prior to orientation. Is a refund is requested less than 48-hours prior to orientation, then the cancellation fee will increase to $50.

Request Prior to First Class – A refund minus a $50 cancellation fee will be given after orientation when requested by email at least 48 hours before the first class. If the refund is requested less than 48 hours prior to the first class, the cancellation fee will increase to $100.

Request Prior to Second Class – A refund minus a $100 cancellation fee will be given when requested by email at least 48 hours prior to the second class. If a refund is requested less than 48 hours prior to the second class, then the cancellation fee will increase to $150.

Request Prior to Third Class – A refund minus $150 cancellation fee will be given when requested by email be email at least 48 hours before the third class.

No refunds will be given after the third class, or for cancellation requests made less than 48 hours prior to the third class.

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
1801 NW 9th Ave, Suite 470
Miami, Florida 33136, USA

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