Mindfulness for Stress Management
|Addresse||2851 Clover St|
|At||Well Works Integrative Wellness Center|
2851 Clover St
Well Works Integrative Wellness Center
This class will explore the physiological and psychological effects of stress. Participants will be invited to explore the power of presence through an introduction to mindfulness-based teaching and practice. Activities will include creative responding and the attitudinal foundations of mindfulness. A home-practice assignment will be given to encourage participants to begin their practice at home. Teacher Bio: Autumn M. Gallegos, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and licensed clinical psychologist. She is an experienced Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) instructor and teaches MBSR courses to faculty and staff of URMC. Her research explores the effects of mind-body interventions on post-traumatic stress symptoms among survivors of interpersonal trauma.