Sellwood Yoga is pleased to offer several eight-week MBSR series each year. These orientation dates are for the Spring MBSR course that runs March 29 – May 31. Visit https://sellwoodyoga.com/mindfulness-based-stress-reduction for more information about upcoming dates.
If you have NOT attended an MBSR orientation session, please call Denise at 503.860.1227 for a required phone overview. You can also email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her website at www.mindfulplace.com. Denise is a certified MBSR instructor and has taught since 2008.
8 Week Course Price includes:
– Recorded Meditations
– Home Practice Guide
– Day Long Retreat
Instructor — Denise Gour
Denise Gour’s therapeutic focus helps people reduce their stress and learn to navigate adversity with more self-compassion, clarity, and ease. She has over 15 years of experience working in Portland with adults and families facing complex issues related to parenting, family and relationships, adult children of impaired parents, recovery from addictions, aging, grief and loss, career shifts, physical injury and illness, and the associated symptoms of depression and anxiety. She also offers presentations and trainings for health care providers, schools, and businesses interested in using mindfulness and stress reduction skills in the workplace.
Denise completed her Mindfulness Based Professional Training with MBSR founder Jon Kabat-Zinn. She has also trained with the researchers who developed Mindfulness Based programs for addiction and depression counseling. As a licensed clinical social worker and certified yoga instructor, she offers a richly integrated approach to teaching stress reduction.
She is deeply inspired by the courage and perseverance shown by the wonderful people she is privileged to work with. She finds purpose and connection in life by joining with all who are willing to face life’s challenges with a compassionate heart and the abiding strength of a good sense of humor.