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Date: Monday, August 12, 2013
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

CCECS offers Mindfulness Meditation class

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Service offers an eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class beginning September 28. The class meets every other Saturday from 1:30-6 pm, with a retreat day scheduled for November 9 from 10-5 pm.

Taught by Bernie Schreck, M.A., this in-depth program helps participants manage the symptoms of stress, chronic illness or pain and improve their quality of life through diverse 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 $500, but CCECS is offering it at a special introductory rate of $150 to make it affordable to the greater community.

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


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