19. August 2019 - 18:30 till 21:00
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - Fall 2019 (8-session series) | Mayan Room | Monday, 19. August 2019

Taught by founder, Augusta Hopkins. Authorizedby Spirit Rock and ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Orientation:Monday  August 19th    6:30 - 9pmoff Union Square @ 450 Sutter, San Francisco, CA


Full Course:7-Mondays     Septemeber 9 – October 21      6:30 - 9pmoff Union Square @ 450 Sutter, San Francisco, CA


Includes Daylong:Saturday   October 12  10am - 4pmin Noe Valley @ Clipper & Sanchez, San Francisco, CA

Develop a practice of cultivating presence and self to dwell in the present and live life fully.


Benefit from almost 40 years of research that shows MBSR cultivates:

An increased ability to relax
Greater energy and enthusiasm for life
Improved self-esteem
An ability to cope more effectively with stressful situations


Learn many MBSR practices including:

Awareness of the Breath
Walking, Sitting + Standing Meditation
Mindful Movement (Qigong & Gentle Stretching)
Eating Meditation à la Thich Nhat Hanh
Body Scan by Jon Kabat -Zinn
New Ways of Thinking and Responding to Stressful Situations


Enroll in the course to develop a practice of cultivating awareness to become more fully yourself and dwell in the present so you can live life fully.

Orientation  Monday August 19 from 6:30 - 9pm off Union Square @ 450 Sutter, San Francisco, CA

Meet for seven consecutive 7-Mondays Septemeber 9 – October 21 from 6:30 - 9pm off Union Square @ 450 Sutter, San Francisco, CA

Explore breath and body awareness and learn new ways of looking at any given situation.

You’ll be in good hands with the teacher.  Augusta Hopkins  has been cultivating mind-body awareness most of her life and teaching MBSR professionally for 8 years.

Augusta's extensive practice of mindfulness meditation deepened through a soul searching journey in Asia & Europe. When she returned to San Francisco in 2006 she began facilitating mindfulness gatherings.



“Augusta is an outstanding facilitator and communicator.  She presented the material with skill and clarity.” ~Jules

“Augusta practices what she preaches and is a great facilitator.  She is a great listener, and non judgmental.” ~Sharon

“This course benefited both my professional and personal life. ” ~Will

“I would recommend Augusta's course to anyone. ” ~Deeva


Wear loose fitting comfortable clothing in which you can breathe deeply with ease (yoga pants or sweat pants are great, layers are good)

The course fee includes 30 hours of instruction and 10 downloadable mp3 files with more than 5 hours of guided meditation.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) was first offered by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts. It is now offered at more than 600 institutions worldwide. The practice is founded in meditation and a growing understanding that awareness brings relief.