Upcoming Classes 2018

TUESDAYS, Feb 6 to Mon, Mar 12 @ 6:30 – 9:00 pm                                        SILENT RETREAT –  MONDAY, MAR 12 from 5 pm to 9 pm  (Please bring a snack for Mindful Eating meditation) Alumni are welcome
Marshall Medical Center
3581 Palmer Dr., Suite 600
Cameron Park, CA 95682
For information: (530) 306 8784

FREE INFORMATIONAL TALK:  @ 6:30 – 8:30pm (not scheduled)
6-WEEK SERIES: @ 6:30 – 9:00 pm                                                                                                      ALL DAY SILENT RETREAT, 11 am to 4 pm (Please bring a lunch)
True Health Center for Functional Medicine
4905 Golden Foothill Pkwy
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For information: (530) 644-4349

Our MBSR class was featured in an article in the Sacramento Bee!


Finding the mindful path to health for a digital age
By Jack Chang
The Sacramento Bee

As the meditation began and people took their seats in the sparsely decorated meeting room, Jason DeCruz sat with his eyes closed and his palms resting in his lap. Occasional car headlights flashed in from the parking lot outside and the front door swung open and closed, but DeCruz didn’t break his focus or open his eyes…

Read the whole article on the Sacramento Bee website

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is a secular program designed to teach mind and body awareness techniques to help live with physical or psychological symptoms due to stress, pain or illness. It is based on the methods of Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and was also featured on the Bill Moyers’ special, “Healing and the Mind.”

Dan Siegel, MD, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine states, “Studies of MBSR have consistently demonstrated its effectiveness as a health promotion activity. It can help to disentangle our minds from ruminative thoughts, repetitive destructive emotions and impulsive and addictive behaviors.”

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR) is currently taught at the Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinics, the American Red Cross, Medtronic, Google, Apple,  Stanford University, the American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, as well as many others are using the MBSR program within their organizations.