Using mind-body practices to promote health and affect physical
functioning dates back more than 2,000 years. Mind-body practices
include breathing techniques, physical movement and postures, and
meditation or relaxation techniques. We continue to use these
methods today for stress reduction, physical health, and to enhance
our overall sense of well-being.
The mind-body classes offered at Kaiser Permanente include:
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Improve your ability to manage the physical and psychological
symptoms associated with chronic illness, chronic pain, anxiety,
depression, and stress-related conditions using meditation and
stress reduction techniques.
Recommended for seniors new to yoga who wish to enhance their
strength, flexibility, and balance.
Practice steady, flowing movements and deep breathing to promote
strength, flexibility, relaxation and balance. All levels are
Strength for Women
Discover how to focus on posture, pelvic health, and core