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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class Offered

Apr 27 - Jun 22, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Healthplex Sports Club
Springfield, PA

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Fees & Payment

The standard cost of the program is $495. This includes 27 hours of instruction over nine weeks (including one full-day session), a textbook, study manual, and a series of recorded meditations. Members and Non-members welcome. Healthplex and CKHS Employee discounts available.


Stress is a common factor in our everyday lives. It affects us emotionally, mentally and even physically preventing us from enjoying our lives. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is a new program designed to help.

The classes are part of a 9-week long program designed to help participants critical life-long stress management skills to reduce stress, improve health and increase the quality of life.

The program was developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR is supported by over two decades of research.

Curt Woolford, MA, E-RYT, will be leading the course. Woolford began his personal meditation practice 25 years ago and has been teaching yoga, meditation, and tai chi/qigong for 15 years. He is a practitioner of yoga and mindfulness forms of meditation and is certified from Kripalu. With degrees in Philosophy and Educational Psychology, Curt brings a deep awareness of the learning process to his mindfulness instruction.


The majority of MBSR graduates report:

  • Decreases in physical and emotional symptoms
  • Enhanced ability to relax
  • Reduction in pain and improved pain tolerance
  • Increased energy and self-esteem
  • Improved coping skills with short and long-term stress

To learn more call Wellness Director, Tonya Merrill at 610-938-2564 or email


Tonya Merrill at 610-938-2564 or send an email

Schedule & Location


This event includes all of the 9 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Sun, April 27 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
2. Sun, May 04 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
3. Sun, May 11 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
4. Sun, May 18 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
5. Sun, May 25 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
6. Sun, June 01 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
7. Sun, June 08 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
8. Sun, June 15 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club
9. Sun, June 22 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Healthplex Sports Club

Location Details

  • Healthplex Sports Club
    194 West Sproul Road
    Springfield, PA 19064
    Main: 610-328-8888

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