It is estimated that over 50 million Americans struggle with chronic pain, as do millions more worldwide. While living with chronic pain is a challenge physically and emotionally, mindfulness can be a supportive approach to working with chronic pain. Significant scientific research shows as that mindfulness can help reduce pain symptoms and improve the quality of life significantly for those who suffer from pain.
MARC is delighted to present the work of Dr. Christiane Wolf, a leading mindfulness teacher and figure in the field of mindfulness and pain, and the author of the just released "Outsmart your Pain". In this 5-week series you will explore how the practices of awareness and kindness can help to down-regulate not only your stress levels in general but very specifically, the often over-sensitized pain system. Each week we will spend time exploring the topic through a short talk, reflection, small and big group discussions and a guided practice. .
Each week we will spend time exploring the topic through a short talk, reflection, small and big group discussions and a guided practice.
Fridays, Nov 12 - Dec 17, 10:30 AM-12 Noon PST