Mindfulness Community Classes Schedule and Registration

Mindfulness at Work - New Online Course!

Mindfulness at Work - New Online Course!

Mindfulness at Work is an experiential course designed to teach core mindfulness skills while also exploring specific applications to the workplace setting. The course explores key mindfulness traits and how they relate to essential workplace skills, such as presence, emotional regulation, resilience, cognitive flexibility, and communication, all of which are critical skills for thriving at work. More details.

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Intro to Mindfulness - New Course!

Intro to Mindfulness - New Course!

This 4-week course explores what mindfulness is (and isn’t) through direct experience and discussion. Each week we will investigate a different aspect of mindfulness and its implications for your life. More details.

Upcoming dates posted soon.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is an eight-week course that will help you learn about the physiology and science of stress. You'll learn about a variety of mindfulness techniques - like guided instruction, gentle stretching, mindful yoga, mindful communication, and daily practices. More details.

Register for MBSR and view upcoming dates

Mindfulness Half-Day Beginner Retreat

Mindfulness Half-Day Beginner Retreat

Our mindfulness retreats can help further your understanding of mindfulness or inspire a daily practice. These practice periods invite you to intentionally step away from daily routines and the busyness of everyday life for the purpose of renewal. A skilled mindfulness teacher will provide guided instruction related to sitting meditation as well as gentle mindful movement. More details.

Register for the half-day retreat and view upcoming dates

Mindfulness Full-Day Intermediate/Advanced Retreat

Mindfulness Full-Day Intermediate/Advanced Retreat

Our mindfulness retreats can help further your understanding of mindfulness or inspire a daily practice. These practice periods invite you to intentionally step away from daily routines and the busyness of everyday life for the purpose of renewal. A skilled mindfulness teacher will provide guided instruction related to sitting meditation as well as gentle mindful movement. More details.

Upcoming dates posted soon.

Spring 2020 Information Sessions

Thursday, February 20, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The Pillars of White Bear Lake
4650 Centerville Rd
White Bear Lake, MN 55455

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The information sessions will cover details about the make-up and content of the courses, a brief background, an introduction to the practice of mindfulness, and time for questions. The Mindfulness Programs Information Sessions are free and open to anyone interested in gaining more knowledge about the programs offered by the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing.

Contact Us

Do you need help with registration or would you like to ask questions about our mindfulness classes? For more information contact us at mindprg@umn.edu or 612-625-8164.

In Wellbeing U, our newest free online learning experience, you'll learn about thriving in life and at work, making changes that stick, wellbeing in the workplace, and how mindfulness can make a difference. Watch the introduction video here.