• CFM News Events Make 'Top' Lists for 2016

    'Does Mindfulness Belong in Public Schools?' and 'A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit' named top picks for 2016.

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  • Looking for an MBSR program near you?

    Learn from the best trained, most experienced teachers. CFM certified MBSR teachers complete rigorous coursework and training in our gold-standard MBSR teacher training program. Use our new search tool to find a teacher near you.

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  • Oasis Institute 2016-2017 MBSR Teacher Education

    With programs at locations in the U.S. and Europe, join us for Oasis Institute training and certification programs for professionals. MBSR Fundamentals, Practice Teaching Intensive (PTI) and more …

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  • Stress Reduction Winter Session Starting January 2017

    Stressed? Worried? Anxious? Tired? Sleepless? Join us for this 8-week intensive mindfulness training, MBSR. Learn to access and cultivate your natural capacity to actively engage in caring for yourself and find greater balance, ease, and peace of mind. Registration opens October 25.

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  • Mindful Eating - a new Course at the CFM

    An integrated approach combining short, daily mindfulness training via an app on your smartphone. Participate with weekly, in-person group learning sessions here at the Center for Mindfulness in Shrewsbury, MA.

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  • Mindful Eating: Facilitator Training and Certification

    Offering Mindful Eating is a great way for MBSR teachers to expand their course offerings to individuals who have recently completed an 8-week MBSR course, or are simply looking to learn more about mindfulness through the doorway or “pain point” of stress-eating.

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  • Break the cycle of Depression: MBCT at CFM

    MBCT - Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Combining mindfulness meditation practices and mindful movement with elements from cognitive therapy - to help break the cycle of recurrent depression.

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  • Mindfulness Tools 2016/2017

    'Mindfulness Tools, a 5-Day Residential Intensive Program' is based on the 8-week Stress Reduction Program, and is offered at locations worldwide for those who may not be able to participate in the traditional 8-week course.

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Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Integrating mindful practices with the science behind eating habits and weekly in-person group education

Mindful Eating: Facilitator Training and Certification with Judson Brewer

Training MBSR teachers to facilitate Mindful Eating classes.

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Mindfulness Tools 2016/2017

Five days of intensive MBSR training in residence, at locations in the U.S and abroad

MBCT Instructor

Break the cycle of Depression: MBCT at CFM

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) combines mindfulness meditation practices and mindful movement with elements from cognitive therapy. Now offered in 8-week sessions at the CFM.

CFM Home

Mindfulness, connections, resources

Come home to a dedicated, global online mindfulness community. Supporting mindfulness practitioners, teachers and researchers, cfmHOME hosts online resources including community discussion forums and digital media.

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Anderson Cooper reports on his journey to mindfulness

In a 2015 airing of CBS News “60 Minutes”, Cooper shares his story on learning to meditate, and the follow-up neuroscientific analysis conducted by Dr. Judson Brewer at the Center for Mindfulness.

Becoming an MBSR Teacher

Oasis Institute at the Center for Mindfulness offers world-leading programs for MBSR Teacher Education and Certification. Professionals in medicine, psychology, human services, education, business and healthcare choose Oasis for expanding their knowledge and skills.

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