Program Details

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Janet Solyntjes


September 5 / 6:30 PM - October 24 / 9:00 PM

The foundation of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is the cultivation of mindfulness – clear, non-judgmental attention to the present moment – with regard to theongoing experience of body, feelings, emotions, and mind. MBSR studies reveal its power to reduce medical symptoms and psychological stress while enhancing the health and well-being of program participants.


Designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., MBSR consists of 8 weekly sessions and a one-day silent retreat. Various mindfulness tools are learned and practiced in a group context and continued between class sessions.

For more information on MBSR: Center for Mindfulness

Janet Solyntjes completed a professional training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli in 2002 as well as the MBSR Teacher Development Intensive in 2005 and has offered MBSR programs in Canada, US, Australia and New Zealand. She is a senior teacher (Shastri) in the Shambhala-Buddhist tradition and has taught at Naropa University, Omega Institute, Hollyhock, and Shambhala Mountain Center.




There are a limited number of partial scholarships available. If you would like to discuss financial assistance, please contact Janet Solyntjes at janet@thecenterforcourageousliving.com.

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