Thursday, August 9, 2007

Stress Reduction Clinic – 8 Week Program
Weds, Sept. 12 – Nov. 14, 2007
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Jan will show you the connections between stress in your life and physical or medical symptoms; help you manage the stress in your life; teach you relaxation techniques, self-care skills and other coping methods in this mindfulness-based course which compares to University & Hospital programs.

An ideal program for anyone seeking affordable, science-based, complementary stress relief for:
job-related stress, general anxiety, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, caregiver burnout, smoking cessation,
parenting, weight loss, technology burnout, bereavement, chronic or auto-immune disease, chronic pain,
PMS/menopause, preparing for surgery and similar.

During eight 90-minute classes you will learn:
· connections between stress in your life and physical or medical symptoms
· easy, effective meditation techniques… a simple practice of coming back to the present moment via the breath, the body, the senses. Meditation practice will serve as the foundation for this program and will comprise 50% of the class time.
· tools for on-the-spot stress management, including Thought Field Therapy® and HeartMath® skills
· simple exercises extracted from Tai Chi, Chi Gung, and Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine · harness the power of the mind through guided imagery & breath-work
· interrupt anxiety-prone thinking and behavior habits
· know when it is time to seek professional counseling or medical intervention

Classes include training in meditation, self-care and relaxation techniques. There will be periods of experiential practice, lecture and discussion in a confidential, compassionate setting.

Benefits may include:
  • Improvements in blood pressure, and other cardiac health factors
  • Improvements in blood sugar readings
  • Improved digestion
  • Reduced pain and/or better pain management
  • Renewed pleasure in life
  • Reduced mental fog, more clarity, better memory
  • Improved relationships at home and work
  • Improved sleep habits

CALL SOON to reserve a spot and set up
a simple pre-class interview to be sure this
program is right for you. 258-0377, ext. 2

Cost: $200 [pre-paid]
Discounts Available
►20% Off with written Doctor’s Referral
►10% Off Help-A-Friend (bring a friend, you both get 10% off)
Hospice: Partial Scholarship Available
Classes held in the Upstairs Natural Health and Day Spa, 131 ½ Main Street, Chester, CA
Janis Davies, CWHE

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