2020 Alumni Group Sessions - We are online!

Inspiration, Community, Practice, and Learning in a supportive group. Our alumni group goes back more than a decade. There are lots of regular and also new alums from more recent classes. Please join us.

Fall Online MBSR Alumni Group Sessions:

Wed., Sept. 2 - Sept. 16, 5:30-6:30 PDT

Tues. Sept. 22 - Dec. 16, 5:30-6:30 PDT (Same Registration link as for Wednesdays)

You only need to sign up once. Your registration link for previous sessions will work for these as well.

Cost: Donations welcome, to help cover costs.

Click to Register for all dates here:   Donations welcome, to help cover costs. 

(After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email with instructions.)

How to participate in the alumni group with Zoom

  1. Turn on your camera if you have the privacy to do so.

  2. Arrange to participate in a quiet place, where you can sit in front of the screen and be lit from the front.

  3. Fully give this time to yourself. Consider ways that care-taking for others, for pets, etc. can be arranged in advance

  4. Here's more info about Zoom and how to join a meeting.

Online MBSR Alumni Group Members are

Welcome to Attend MBSR Day-Long Retreats 

Date: Usually around the 6th week of the MBSR program (no program )

RSVP At least two weeks in advance
Location: Online - after you RSVP to the instructor via email, You will be sent a link to sign up for the daylong.

2020 Tiny Habits® For Stress Reduction, Meditation and Wellbeing 

It's a myth that it takes 21 days to form a new habit or requires a high level of motivation and self-discipline, among other myths. You can learn a new habit in as little as 5 days. Whether applied to meditation, fitness, stress reduction, work habits, and more, this class builds on mindfulness and amounts to a revolutionary system. We'll draw on the newest and most successful behavior model for habit foundation called the Fogg Method or Tiny Habits®. This evidence-based technique ultimately leads people to a new a way of life, one that supports wellbeing on every level. (Denise Dempsey is a licensed Tiny Habits coach and coaches for the Tiny Habits Academy.)

We will draw on:

  • Evidence-based techniques and principles from the Tiny Habits protocol, a revolutionary behavior model by Stanford behavior scientist BJ Fogg (who's book will come out in Jan.) 

  • Neuroscience related to habit formation and brain health

  • Experiential activities in class and at home

  • Workbookarticles and handouts

Dates and Time: Next class planned for Summer 2020 but there's a chance we'll have another one sooner. Stay tuned.

Location: TBA

2020 FLYER     

Cancellation policy


Keeping Your Practice Going

Ways to stay inspired: 

  • 3-Minute Yoga Sequence here

  • Sign up for the bi-monthly newsletter and/or read past newsletters archived here. In each issues, instructor Denise Dempsey curates and suggests a related video, an article and a guided meditation by a different meditation teacher. Classes and workshops are announced.

  • Use this meditation player for new meditations.

  • Find the class recordings on the Alumni Only page. (Get in touch if you need the password)

  • Sign up for the Insight Timer app.

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