During Week 5 at Omega Costa Rica, work in-depth with Melissa Myozen Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer to explore Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and how to apply it in your daily life.
Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned program at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, this retreat teaches you the basics of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and how to apply it in your daily life. Florence Meleo-Meyer, Train the Trainer, program director of Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-Based Professional Training and Education Programs at the Center, and Melissa Myozen Blacker, former director of programs at the Center and guiding teacher in the Boundless Way Zen sangha, engage you in sitting meditation, body scanning, and hatha yoga, and guide you in practicing and integrating mindfulness in your communications and other daily activities.
Add an optional cleanse to any week:
There is an additional $200 charge for this program. Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for the cleanse.
Also during Week 5: Work in-depth with James Van Praagh and experience a powerful tune-up of your intuitive abilities.
Intensive Daily Schedule (Weeks 5-6)
|7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.||Daily Open Yoga or Qigong Class|
|7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.||Breakfast|
|12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.||Dinner|
|8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.||Entertainment, Workshop, or Free Time|
Meet the Teachers
Melissa Myozen Blacker, Roshi,
Florence Meleo-Meyer, MS, MA, coauthor of The MBSR Workbook for Anxiety
Tuition & Fees
Omega Costa Rica Week 5 Mindful Living
Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight.
Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, evening performances, sampler classes (during the week), and more.
Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund.
A refund, less a $100 processing fee, will be offered for cancellations made on or before the close of business, 45 days before each program. No refund or credit will be offered for cancellations made with less than 45 days notice; if you do not show up; or if you leave a program early.
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- Extend your stay: Save $200 when you book two or more weeks of Omega Costa Rica at Blue Spirit. To take advantage of this discount, please call Omega at 877.944.2002.