12th october – 7th december
8 evening sessions – tuesdays
1 silent day – sunday
max 10 – min 4 person
includes mandatory individual pre-course session, 26 hours of teaching & practice, home-practice audio guides, handbook.
A scientifically researched programme, with proven impact over the last 30+ years. It follows an evidence- based curriculum – as developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Center for Mindfulness / University of Massachusetts Medical Center.
what to expect:
The MBSR programme is currently being offered in many countries around the world, in the fields of healthcare, education, business, public service and other.
Over the course of the 2-month period, we will explore and engage in the following key elements of the programme:
Body Scan (body awareness practice; lying-down position without movement)
Mindful Movement (body awareness practice; based on gentle yoga)
Sitting meditation (breath, body sensations, sounds, thoughts & emotions)
Experience sharing & group reflections
Exercises in pairs
Short talks on topics related to mindfulness (& neuroscience), stressors and stress reactions .. Practices to help when feeling overwhelmed, in your communication activities, in your relationships .. Regular home-practice (45 min | 6/7 days p.w.)
While the impact of the program differs from person to person, participants have reported changes in the following areas, amongst others:
Ability to respond to stress and other challenges with grace and composure Improved concentration and clarity Relief in dealing with difficult emotions (anxiety, irritability, mood swings ..)
Improved skill in dealing with worrying thoughts and self-limiting beliefs Strengthened inner resources (attention regulation, resilience, compassion ..)
Ability to regulate one’s own physiological state through relaxation Changed attitude in dealing with chronic pain
More fulfilled relationships
Greater contentment and joy for life Transforming towards living with more authenticity and self-confidence to realise own potential
about rima saad hochbreiter
Rima is a certified mindfulness trainer, focused on helping people take control of their own well-being, as a means to realise their full potential. She is an accredited teacher of the widely researched Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) curriculum.
She has obtained her MBSR teacher certification from the Institute of Mindfulness- Based Approaches (Germany), and is also certified to teach the school-based Mindfulness-In-Schools-Project curriculum (UK) for elementary school children.
Rima has university degrees in Economics & Business from the London School of Economics and Imperial College Business School, and has worked in the corporate and development sectors in different parts of the world.
Being well-acquainted with how stressful today’s jobs and fast-paced life-styles have become, she is a firm believer that mindfulness practice can equip anyone with a tool-kit for a calmer, balanced and more meaningful way of living and working.