What is the Mind-Body Skills Group?
The class uses evidence-based techniques created by The Center for Mind-Body Medicine to teach attendees the scientific basis of mind-body medicine along with the practice of self-care and stress-management skills in a group setting.
Who leads the Mind-Body Skills Group?
Dr. Darcy Constans, family medicine physician at Madison Center.
What topics does the Mind-Body Skills Group cover?
- Guided imagery
- Biofeedback, autogenic training
- Breathing and movement
- Mindful eating
- Reflective art/writing
What is the class format of the Mind-Body Skills Group?
Classes begin with a brief meditation, followed by a group sharing of last week's topic, and the introduction/practice/discussion of a new skill. The class is designed to help people manage stress, anxiety, depression, chronic pain or illness; it is not a good option for those who can't participate in a group setting.
Who can attend?
Patients and staff at The Polyclinic.
When are Mind-Body Skills Group classes held?
The class is a 9-week series held on Tuesdays, 2 – 4 p.m. from May 2 – June 27, 2017 at The Polyclinic Madison Center (8th floor/Suite C).
How do I sign up for Mind-Body Skills Group at The Polyclinic?
Call 206-860-4424 to sign up. Attending all classes is requested; a phone or in-person interview is required before registering. Space is limited to 12 members. No referral required.
What is the cost of Mind-Body Group classes at The Polyclinic?
Cost: $550, due at the first class. A sliding scale based on income is available.
- The Center for Mind Body Medicine
- Medical Benefits of Mindfulness - The Polyclinic
- Practice Mindfulness Anytime, Anywhere - The Polyclinic
- Family Medicine at The Polyclinic