MBSR Online Course

This 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) LIVE online training will allow you to build resilience to stress and start your own regular mindfulness practice. You will learn how to integrate mindfulness into all areas of your life. On this page you will discover what you will learn on this course, as well as upcoming dates and prices.

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE TO SUIT YOUR BUDGET – SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

Starting Sunday 30 January 2022

8 week course. 9.30am-12.00 GMT (UK, Ireland) / 10.30-13.00 CET (Netherlands)

Book your place 250.00

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Online Course

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a specialised mindfulness training programme developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD at the University of Massachusetts back in 1979.  MBSR is the most widely recognised mindfulness training across the globe.  The course follows a very specific structure and format and requires a high level of involvement from its participants.  This includes 8 x 2.5 hour weekly sessions; a 6 hour online retreat and daily home practice for approximately from 30-45 minutes a day.

Why MBSR?

So why study an 8-week MBSR online training? MBSR is a widely researched mindfulness course and the training material has been developed by experts in the field of mindfulness over many years.  MBSR has been found to be particularly beneficial for people who are suffering from stress, anxiety and depression.

Below you will find a summary of the benefits experienced by MBSR course participants.

The benefits of an 8-week MBSR course include:

  • Lasting decreases in physical and psychological symptoms
  • An increased ability to relax
  • Reductions in pain levels and an enhanced ability to cope with chronic pain
  • Greater energy and enthusiasm for life
  • Improved self-esteem
  • An ability to cope more effectively with both short-term and long-term stressful situations

Starting Sunday 30 January 2022

8 week course. 9.30am-12.00 GMT (UK, Ireland) / 10.30-13.00 CET (Netherlands)

Book your place 250.00

MBSR course outline:

This MBSR training has been developed for easy live online access. The course is available alongside our other Mindfulness Courses and facilitated by very experienced Mindfulness Trainers.

As well as live online practical sessions you will receive support material to guide you through this MBSR course.  The fee for the training includes:

  • 8 x 2.5 hour interactive, experiential and practical classes held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom
  • A 6-hour online mindfulness retreat
  • Guided meditation recordings to support home practice
  • Weekly workbooks with course notes and home practice exercises
  • Access to our exclusive online learning platform
  • FREE EXTRA: 30-day Self-compassion Email Course

Course dates and times

The next 8-week MBSR Online Course starts on Sunday 30 January 2022 with an orientation session.

9.30am-12.00 noon GMT (UK & Ireland) / 10.30-13.00 CET (Netherlands) – *unless otherwise stated

Orientation: Sunday 30 January – *9.30am-11.00am GMT / 10.30-12.00 CET
Week 1: Sunday 6 February
Week 2: Sunday 13 February
Week 3: Sunday 20 February
Week 4: Sunday 27 February
Week 5: Sunday 6 March
Week 6: Sunday 13 March
Week 7: Saturday 19 March – *All Day Retreat 9.00am-3.00pm GMT / 10.00-16.00 CET
Week 7: Sunday 20 March
Week 8: Sunday 27 March

What if I can’t make a class?

If you are unable to attend a date it is still possible to join the course.  You will receive a weekly course workbook with information about the themes covered in the session as well as access to guided meditations in the learning portal.

  • Week 1
    Introduction to Mindfulness
  • Week 2
    Ways of seeing (perception)
  • Week 3
    Mindfulness of the breath & the body in movement
  • Week 4
    Learning about patterns of reactivity to stress
  • Week 5
    Coping with stress: Using mindfulness to respond rather than react
  • Week 6
    Stressful communications & interpersonal mindfulness
  • Week 7
    Lifestyle Choices - How can I best take care of myself?
  • Week 8
    Keeping your mindfulness practice alive

You will learn:

Through the weekly group sessions, led by Bernadette, and daily personal home practice, participants come to recognise their own emotional states and respond with greater awareness, kindness and intention. Bernadette supports each individual to develop their own practice from a diverse range of mindfulness-based tools.  These tools include formal guided meditation practices like sitting meditation and the body scan, as well as daily informal awareness practices aimed at accessing the present moment through the regular activities of daily life such as mindful eating or mindful washing up.

Price

The investment for this course is €250.

Special Discounts

To reflect the challenging times we are living in there are two discount offerings. Please choose the one that best suits your financial situation:
25% discount use code MBSR25
50% discount use code MBSR50

Starting Sunday 30 January 2022

8 week course. 9.30am-12.00 GMT (UK, Ireland) / 10.30-13.00 CET (Netherlands)

Book your place 250.00

Your trainer for this course

Bernadette Keogh, Mindfulness Trainer

Bernadette Keogh is a mindfulness trainer and nutritional therapist. She has been teaching mindfulness since 2013 and been a mindfulness practitioner for over 25 years. She has taught over 2,000 people in in-person and online workshops, courses and events. She has also completed mindfulness teacher training (for MBSR) with Bangor University and is a Qualified MB-EAT Mindful Eating Instructor. She is a Registered Nutritional Therapist and is a member of BANT (the British Association for Nutritional Therapists).

Testimonials

“I thoroughly enjoyed the MBSR mindfulness course and thought it was really excellent! It was such a great learning process and I feel like I really have found a tool which will help in life! You did such a great job at blending the teaching and the practice and it was a lovely group too! So, thank you so much!”

Hannah, Lawyer, Den Haag NL

It was all very well organised, the sessions and the follow up emails each week. The group was really lovely, engaging and open to sharing as was the teacher. Loved every minute.

Claire, UK – 8-week MBSR Participant

In Bernadette’s course you will find a welcoming space where learning the basics of mindfulness and sharing your journey’s meditation. Bernadette is very competent and a lovely person. I will miss her course.

Participant, 8-week MBSR Course