MBSR is an 8 week course with weekly sessions plus a full day retreat. It was started by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. You will be introduced to different forms of mindfulness practice which include sitting meditation, walking meditation, body scan and mindful movement. Through teaching and discussion you will develop an understanding of your patterns and reactions to stress and how to manage these more skillfully. This course teaches secular mindfulness which is suitable to those of all faiths and spiritual belief systems.