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Mark Abramson

Mark Abramson

Mark Abramson
is part of the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine and heads Stanford’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program. He teaches at Stanford's School of Medicine and is on staff at Stanford Hospital.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mar 02 - 04, 2018 Begins in 5 days
with Mark Abramson

The impact of stress on health is well recognized. Now the efficacy of stress reduction as an adjunct to medical treatment is being recognized in more and more health care settings. In 1996 Dr. Mark Abramson founded a program at Stanford University Medical Center using the 2,500-year-old technique of Mindfulness Meditation to train patients as an adjunct treatment for many different medical conditions.

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New Year Meditation Retreat: Self-Love and Kindness that Benefits All

Dec 28 - Jan 04, 2019 Begins in 10 months
with Mark Abramson

Meditating in noble silence offers a special opportunity to focus inward, and to deeply connect with oneself, create intentions, and reflect on life goals. New Year's, with its connection to the Winter Solstice and new beginnings, is the perfect time to silently journey inward. Participants will set intentions and explore, through seated and moving meditation, themes of self-kindness, self-care, and nurturing. This retreat offers a quiet, reflective New Year’s celebration with the opportunity to discover a deep, centered place within.

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