In this audio and streaming video program, Dr. Kabat-Zinn takes the listener to his Massachusetts Stress Reduction Clinic for demonstrations of sitting, prone, and standing meditation, as well as testimonials from stressed-out patients who found some peace through his program. He also discusses Henry David Thoreau's Walden Pond, and quotes James Joyce. He discusses a study the clinic conducted augmenting ultraviolet light therapy with meditation for psoriasis patients.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher who has been instrumental in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine, healthcare, and society. He is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, founder of its Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society and of the world-renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) clinic. He is the best-selling author of several books, including Full Catastrophe Living, Wherever You Go, There You Areand Coming to Our Senses.
Fabulous book by Jon Kabbat-Zinn. I would recommend it for anyone looking forward to positive growth in the new year!
Great audio. Thanks.
Great information. Love Jon Kabat-Zinn and so full of useful advice for managing health in stressful times.
A good program.
Very good. I felt better quickly. Practice is the key, the more you do the better it gets.
Thank you very much V
Jon is a master at stress reduction. You will feel better after listening and practicing.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and mindfulness meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness practices, especially mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, and founder (in 1979) and former director of its world-renowned Stress Reduction Clinic. Prominently featured in the Bill Moyer’s PBS special Healing and the Mind in 1993, the clinic and its research has continually demonstrated that most participants in its programs achieve long-lasting improvements in both physical and psychological symptoms, as well as major positive changes in health attitudes and behaviors. More than 200 medical institutions nationwide and abroad now use the clinic’s mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) model to teach mindfulness meditation.
Jon Kabat-Zinn is author of Full Catastrophe Living; Wherever You Go, There You Are; Coming to Our Senses and Letting Everything Become Your Teacher among other titles. He is also coauthor, with his wife Myla, of Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting.