Mind-Body Skills Group - The Polyclinic
January 12, 2017 | by The Polyclinic

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?

  • Meditation
  • 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.