CCECS offers stress reduction series

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Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) announces the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) series. Classes will be held every other Saturday from 1 -5:30 p.m. in the UH Hilo Old Gym, September 9 through November 5, with a retreat day on October 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuition is $150.

This in-depth program is taught by Bernie Schreck, a long-time instructor of meditation and mindful living. Participants will learn to 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. They will also receive daily home practice assignments. A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook by Bob Stahl, Ph.D. and Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. is required. Participants will also need to bring a yoga mat and light blanket.

For more information and to register, contact CCECS at 932-7830 or visit

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