Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program
Learn to be like the ocean… Or, you will be seasick most of the day.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR)
Please call for details 541.654.2694
What is MBSR ?
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a science based, theory driven program of stress management and behavioral control. Mindfulness defined “as a state of being aware of and attentive to the present moment”.
Program Goal To learn how to be in control of our own mind... . ..Instead of letting your mind be in control of you..
The Eight Week Program
If you chose to join our group you will discover a systematic approach to developing new kinds of control and wisdom. Skills offered in this program are based upon our inner capacities for relaxation, paying attention, awareness and insight.
Progress is accomplished by developing skills in paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally.
Program Objectives are accomplished through personal instruction and individually guided practice with specifically selected mind and body stress reduction skills.
Banquet of Skill Sets
Square One Body Scan Meditation: Sitting-Standing-Walking Lung Fu: Four (4) Breathing Techniques Qi Gong: Sitting and Standing The Betty Take Three: Touch and Go 3-ball Juggling Emotional Competency Conflict Resolution Mindful Communication Emotional Freedom Technique Social Support
Participation in this program, along with integration of these skills can be life changing.
Fees $200.00 for individual $350.00 for couples **Insurance may cover some of the costs with Physicians referral.
Dr. Michael Leeds, Facilitator
Education: Bachelors Degree in Psychology / Religious Studies; both Masters and Doctoral degrees in Psychology. Graduate and undergraduate College Instructor.
Psychotherapy: Licensed psychotherapist for thirty years, with an international consultancy practice offering services in education, training and staff development, professional development for universities, k-12 school systems and community agencies across North America.
Mind-Body Training : Shotokan karate; Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido; Kundalini Yoga, 3HO Foundation; Praying Mantis and Wing Chun Kung Fu; Chen and Yang Family T’ai Chi Chuan styles. As a student of Dr. Mokusen Miyuki, I began sitting meditation (zazen) in 1970, and have practiced meditation, studied mind-body theories and practiced traditional martial arts for almost forty years. I began teaching and lecturing on Mindfulness Based Clinical Strategies in 2000. Contact: Dr. Michael Leeds P.O. Box 51240 Eugene, Oregon 97405 541.654.2694 www.docleeds.com
Moving Towards Health
Attention leads to connection Connection to regulation Regulation to order And order to “ease
Dis-attention leads to dis-connection Dis-connection to dis-regulation Dis-regulation to dis-order Dis-order to “dis-ease”
When “ease” is opposed to “disease” Generally it’s referred to as “health”
Gary Schwartz, 1990
"The Betty" Relaxation Video by Dr. Leeds on YouTube