MBSR is a comprehensive and supportive eight-week program that introduces participants to mindfulness practice in the form of sitting meditation, body awareness and mindful movement. People who have participated in MBSR classes have found relief from a wide range of conditions, including chronic pain, migraine headaches, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, insomnia and chronic disease.
Molly McCarthy has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1995 and has a lifelong interest in holistic approaches to optimizing physical and mental health. She is a certified health and wellness coach, completed yoga teacher training in 2000, holds a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and is a UMass Center for Mindfulness qualified MBSR teacher. She is excited to bring MBSR to the Anchorage community!
This eight-week program includes a mandatory orientation on Tuesday, February 19 from 6:30-8:30pm and a full-day retreat on Saturday, April 6 from 9am-4pm.