Mindfulness Foundations and Cultivation Training

MFCT

Class Description

All patients of the Pain Management Center are invited to this informal, ‘drop-in’ style, self-care class for an opportunity to develop or deepen a mindfulness practice. The class format allows for both teacher- and self-guided meditation practice.

Benefits

  • Cultivate non-judgmental moment-to-moment awareness
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Alleviate emotional and/or physical pain
  • Improve quality of life

Location

Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center
450 Broadway
Redwood City, CA 94063
Pavilion B, 2nd Floor Conference Room (B2)
March 20th class to be in 3rd floor conference room (B3) 

Dates

Tuesdays
February 6th, 2018 - March 27th, 2018

Time and Schedule

Class held from 6:30 - 7:30pm

  • 6:30-6:35pm Introduction  
  • 6:35-6:40pm Awareness of breath meditation 
  • 6:40-6:50pm Mindful movement (walking meditation or light yoga) 
  • 6:50-7:20pm Sitting meditation or supplemental MBSR meditation  
  • 7:20-7:30pm End of session check-in  

Participation and Registration

This class is free, ‘drop-in’ style, and open to all patients at the Pain Management Center. No registration is required.  

What to Bring and Wear

Yoga mats & bolsters are provided, wear comfortable clothing & shoes.

Teacher and Contact Information

Dustin Goerlitz
MBSR Teacher Training Practicum Certified
Clinical Research Coordinator, Stanford Systems Neuroscience & Pain Lab
Email: dgoerlit@stanford.edu | Phone: (650) 736-1863

Teacher Bio

After starting his own mindfulness practice in 2010, Dustin began MBSR teacher training in 2014 and received his practicum certification in 2015. While continuing his training towards being a CFM qualified MBSR instructor, Dustin is also a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Stanford Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab (SNAPL). Research projects Dustin works on at SNAPL focus on complementary and alternative treatments for chronic pain and opioid tapering.