Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Essential Practices - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Published on September 20, 2017

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Essential Practices

What is MBSR?

Stress affects all of us - physically, mentally, and emotionally. What if there was a proven technique to reduce stress and increase wellness? This is where Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) can help.

Worldwide, tens of thousands of people have completed the MBSR program. Developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR is supported by over two decades of research.

Register Now for our 4-Week Essential Practices Program:

Develop research-based stress reduction skills.

October 1 – October 29 (4 Sundays), 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

No Class on October 22

MBSR Instructor

Curt Woolford, MA, E-RYT began his personal mindfulness practice over 25 years ago. He has studied Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn, The Penn Program for Mindfulness, and the Jefferson Mindfulness Institute. Curt has been an instructor of Mindfulness, Yoga, Tai chi, and Qigong for more than 15 years. With degrees in Philosophy and Educational Psychology, he brings a deep awareness of the learning process to his mindfulness instruction.

Course Location

Healthplex Sports Club Mind/Body Studio, 194 West Sproul Road, Springfield, PA 19064.

Program Cost

The cost of the program is $175. This includes 8 hours of instruction, a study manual, and a series of recorded meditations. Healthplex and CKHS employee discounts available. Members and Non-members welcome.

MBSR can help:

  • Reduce stress
  • Improve mood and energy
  • Increase focus and mental clarity
  • Improve communication in relationships
  • Manage difficult situations and emotions
  • Increase enjoyment and appreciation of life


For more information or to register, contact the Healthplex Service Desk at 610-328-8888. Space is limited.

Group Fitness Classes

Group Fitness

Healthplex Sports Club members have access to over 150 FREE fitness classes per week, including cycling, yoga, pilates, Zumba, Red Hot Dance, BODYPUMP, BODYFLOW, Barre, Boot Camp and more.

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194 West Sproul Road Springfield, PA 19064

Located at Springfield Hospital.

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