University class helps cut stress


The University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Services will offer an eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction class beginning Jan. 26. Sessions will run from 9-11 a.m. on Saturdays.

The class will be taught by Bernie Schreck, who will help participants manage the symptoms of stress, chronic illness or pain and improve their quality of life through techniques such as guided meditation, gentle mindful yoga and breathing exercises.

Schreck has been teaching Mindfulness Meditation for more than 20 years and also has professional training in MBSR. The fee for this course is being offered at a special introductory rate of $150 through CCECS.

For more information and to register, contact CCECS at 974-7664, or visit http://hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/ccecs/fitness.

 

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