MBSR Programs - Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Natick & Woburn - Greater Boston area - Sunrise Mindfulness

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MBSR Programs - Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Natick & Woburn - Greater Boston area

Greater Boston Programs and Schedules

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program
$495 (includes home materials and practice recordings)

Attendance at one of the free orientation sessions led by the instructor is recommended prior to the first class. During orientation, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the MBSR program, experience some of the mindfulness methods and approaches used, ask questions, explore whether or not the program is right for you, and meet briefly in private with the instructor for a few minutes. Please contact us if you are interested in registering for the MBSR program but were unable to attend one of the orientation sessions.

Free MBSR Orientation/Information Sessions in Natick & Woburn
Natick Orientations
September 9 & 16
Woburn Orientations
September 12 & 19

MBSR Programs in Natick & Woburn  
Natick MBSR (full with a waitlist)
Sunday Evenings (9 weeks, 9 sessions)   
September 23 - November 18*
Woburn MBSR
Wednesday Evenings (8 weeks, 9 sessions)
September 26 - November 14, 2018*
*Both fall MBSR programs include an extended practice session on Sunday, November 4 from 9:00am-4:00pm.

Mindfulness Practice Session  

Guided mindfulness practice sessions are offered periodically throughout the year for people who are interested in experiencing some of the mindfulness practices used during the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, as well as for graduates of the program who would like to practice with others. Each session is two hours long and typically includes guided instruction in sitting meditation, mindful gentle yoga stretching, and a guided body scan meditation. No experience is necessary to participate.  


Roots & Wings (Sunday Evenings)
317 North Main Street
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
Easily accessible from Routes 90, 30, 9, and 27.

Skin to Soul (Wednesday Evenings)
800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3950 (diagonally across the street from Staples)
Woburn, Massachusetts 01801
Easily accessible from Routes 93 and 95.


Private MBSR Program
$1,350 (includes home materials and practice recordings)

This 9 session private version of the MBSR program uses the same curriculum and home practice materials (including four practice recordings) as the group program. The program includes eight 90-minute weekly sessions and one three-hour extended practice session (15 hours total), with flexible scheduling options.

For individuals who live outside the area, the program can be taken online via video conferencing. Please contact us for details.

Individual Mindfulness Coaching
$150 per hour

Private mindfulness coaching is available for individuals who have graduated from the MBSR program and would like additional assistance in incorporating the practice of mindfulness into their daily lives.  Please contact us to schedule an appointment.

Mindfulness Programs for Businesses & Organizations

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program and/or mindfulness meditation classes can be offered to your organization as part of a staff development initiative. Please contact us for further information.

Continuing Education Credits

The MBSR program sponsored by Sunrise Mindfulness has been approved for 27 Continuing Education contact hours in Category 1 for Licensed Mental Health Counselors by MaMHCA/MMCEP Authorization Numbers 18-0715 and 18-0748.

The MBSR program sponsored by Sunrise Mindfulness has been approved for 27 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR by the Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D80043.

MaMHCA/MMCEP and the Collaborative of NASW require guidelines for how to register a grievance. Grievances may be registered through the Contact page on this website.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds for cancellation or withdrawal from the MBSR program will be issued according to the following schedule:

  • Full refund when notification is received at least 7 days before the start date.
  • A $50 administrative fee will be deducted from refunds when notification is received less than 7 days before the start date.
  • 75% refund after the first class
  • 50% refund after the second class
  • No refunds after the third class

Please note that tuition for mindfulness practice sessions are nonrefundable.

I came away from the MBSR program with a firm understanding of the principles of mindfulness practice and a renewed sense of my own responsibility for self care. Cindy is a nurturing and patient teacher who models the basics of mindfulness meditation and empowers her students to develop their own practice.

Please note: The programs offered by Sunrise Mindfulness are intended to be educational and should not be used as a substitute for medical or psychological treatment by a health care professional. ©2018 All rights reserved. Sunrise Mindfulness, LLC.
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