In-person and online

Foundations of Mindfulness Practice


Does is seem like your life is just too busy and stressed? Are you curious to explore the benefits of mindfulness meditation, but not ready for the full 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course? Here is some information on the benefits of mindfulness practice from Harvard Health

This 4-week series introduces foundational practices in mindfulness meditation, instruction on meditation posture, mindful movement and adaptive yoga. It includes short guided formal meditations. Informal practices, information and research on neuroplasticity and the neurobiology of stress are also covered. It includes a 4-hour retreat (required) between weeks three and four. The practices in this series are informed by various mindfulness-based curricula.


4-Week Foundations of Mindfulness Practice at Vancouver Yoga Center - fall dates coming soon

To reserve your space in the Foundations of Mindfulness, please complete the registration and waiver by clicking "Open Form" below, complete the form in full and submit. Space will be limited to the first 20 RSVPs for each course. After your registration is received and your space in the class confirmed, you will receive a link to submit payment for the course.

Cost: $160  -  includes the 4 sessions plus the 4 hour retreat



Support for MBSR grads

Those who have taken the MBSR 8-Week course will find this foundations course a great opportunity to invigorate and refresh your mindfulness mediation practice, with both formal and informal practices. 


Bring this online course to your group

If you would like to organize a specific group of your choosing to take this online course, please connect and we can work out details for a time a day to offer the four week series.

Cost for the online series: 

$160 per person (group minimum of 5)

$140 person (group of 7 or more up to 20)


PLEASE NOTE: All online course offerings rely on video conferencing via The minimum requirements in order to take the course are having a computer (best) or tablet (some limitations) with speakers, microphone, and video capabilities (webcam), and a high-speed internet connection.