Free Online Introductory Classes

Learn about and practice mindfulness

Upcoming Dates:

May 25 & 27, 2021

Space is limited! See details below.

Introduction to Mindfulness
for Stress Relief


People who regularly practice mindfulness:


  • Manage stress more effectively
  • Experience increased confidence and self-acceptance
  • Report improved sleep, focus, and attention

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
6:30 – 8:00 pm ET


Carol Hendershot
Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor

Introduction to Mindful


People who regularly practice mindful self-compassion:


  • Treat themselves and others with more kindness and acceptance
  • Handle difficult emotions with greater ease
  • Motivate themselves with kindness rather than criticism

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Thursday, May 27, 2021
6:30 – 8:00 pm ET


Carol Hendershot
Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor

About Our Free Online Mindfulness Classes

Supported by over 40 years of research, mindfulness has been shown to be an effective complementary treatment to many different areas of physical, mental and emotional health, as well as to promote an overall sense of well-being.

Join us for a FREE online introductory class on mindfulness and stress reduction or self-compassion

These classes are an excellent way to “dip your toes” into these topics and practices before committing to further learning. You'll gain a basic understanding of the main topic and try out mindfulness techniques in a supportive environment with a trained, experienced instructor.

Attendees will receive:

  • Guided meditation audio files
  • Digital handout 
  • A special offer from us

If you have have taken a class with us before, or have explored mindfulness or meditation in the past, we invite you to join us for one of these 90-minute classes to restart your journey or refresh your practice. Invite a friend, too!

About Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Founded in 2011, GRCFM has led hundreds of participants through mindfulness programs in small group, workshop, corporate, and community settings. Our programs are based on the groundbreaking work of Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, and Lynn Rossy, creator of the Eat for Life program. 

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