First developed in 1979 by Emeritus Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The MBSR course has 39 years of research behind it and is globally recognised as being at the forefront of body/mind approaches to wellbeing, personal development and transformation.
On the 19 Feb 2019, Catalyst ABC TV +iview screened the 'The Mindfulness Experiment', a documentary showing the positive outcomes of 4 participants attending an MBSR course. The documentary shows how the participants were struggling with a variety of challenges including chronic pain, insomnia, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and bereavement. After completing the course participants talk about their improved physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. The program also shows the scientific evidence supporting their positive changes. Click here to view the 'The Mindfulness Experiment'