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(PUEBLO, COLO.) St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center is offering a spring session of the Mindful Me: Waking Up to My Life program to help individuals reduce stress while responding skillfully to illness, pain, and challenging life circumstances. These
courses offer the opportunity for individuals to learn to actively engage in
health and wellbeing through the practice of mindfulness, are open to the
public, and the cost is $25. Participants meet on Mondays and can select either
afternoon classes from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., or evening classes from 5:30 to 7:30
p.m. beginning March 27, and concluding May 15. A required orientation will be
held Saturday, March 18 from noon to 2:30 p.m.
is a way of coming to know the mind and body more intimately, and to use one’s
inner resources for coping, growing and healing,” said Rev. Jude LaFollette,
program leader, chaplain, St. Mary-Corwin. “Participants will gain deeper
self-awareness in order to adapt to changes around them with greater ease.”
leads the Mindful Me classes which are modeled after the Mindfulness-Based
Stress Reduction (MBSR) program at University of Massachusetts Medical School,
Worcester, Mass. According to research conducted at the University of Massachusetts,
the practice of mindfulness reduces stress, increases self-regulation of
emotions including depression and anxiety, and strengthens immune system
functions. Further, mindfulness may be responsible for changes in brain
structure and function which positively affects mental focus and
program fee must be paid at the orientation which features detailed information
and a practice mindfulness session. To learn more or to reserve a place for the
orientation, contact Jude LaFollette at 719-557-5205, as space is limited.
About St. Mary-Corwin Medical CenterSt.
Mary-Corwin Medical Center is nationally recognized for its award-winning
programs in women’s services, orthopedics, cancer, cardiology, stroke, trauma
and emergency services. St. Mary-Corwin’s expert team of physicians, nurses and
caregivers provide compassionate, quality patient care, with access to the
latest in medical technology. St. Mary-Corwin is part of Centura Health, the
region’s leading health care network. For more information visit St. Mary-Corwin Medical
Center or follow us on Twitter @StMaryCorwin and on Facebook.
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