Programs & Workshops

Dunes2These workshops are geared to individuals who have been suffering with chronic pain syndromes, fibromyalgia, recurrent depression, anxiety disorders, significant losses, and other conditions where stress reduction may promote healing.

Dr. Kathy Nathan will be offering a Spring Mindfulness Based Stress and Pain management workshop in the late spring of 2018. The workshop will begin May 1st. and end on June 19th, Tuesday evenings at St. George’s Church in Westboro. She will be offering the program together with Jennifer Innes- who also completed her training at The U. Massachusetts Centre for Mindfulness Studies. Jennifer has done co-teaching with Howard and Kathy and we are happy to be able to support such a talented and dedicated teacher establish her teaching career.

Applications will be available in January and are required to be completed at least two weeks prior to each workshopʼs starting date.. Applications are welcome any time, and are dated according to when they are received. However, please note that we will not be reviewing applications before January 15th. 2018..  Please click on the course title below for more information and to download the application form.

A telephone interview will be conducted with each applicant to ensure readiness to benefit from this approach and an understand of all that is involved with participating in the workshop.

You will know you are in a safe setting with seasoned teachers bringing a level of expertise in their respective professions and a dedication to their own mindfulness practice. Our program is designed to meet the needs of individuals clearly suffering in a physical and/or psychic sense. We incorporate mindful movement and gentle yoga, as well as body awareness and cognitive behavioral strategies specially tailored to our clientsʻ situations.

If you would like to explore further whether this approach to stress relief is for you, please read our blog page where we have posted discussions on themes around mindfulness practice in the context of symptom management and daily life challenges.