Relaxation & Stress Management Skills Training Program

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This group program meets twice a week for 6 weeks (12 sessions in total) to maximize the opportunity to practice and develop strong skills in releasing body tension, and calming and focusing the mind. This educational program emphasizes skill acquisition and education about stress management and high performance. This is not a self-disclosure or therapy group; the purpose is skills practice.

A variety of long techniques (20 minutes) and short techniques (10 to 20 seconds) are presented. All techniques in this program have originated from research into strategies which promote physical and mental relaxation. They have been well studied and the most up-to-date information will be presented.

These techniques are especially helpful in the self-regulation of :

  • headaches
  • muscle tension
  • insomnia
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • essential hypertension
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • panic attacks
  • exam anxiety.

These strategies also help promote :

  • stress management
  • physical and mental relaxation
  • better immune function
  • increased self-awareness
  • improved performance in work, sport, and the performing arts.


  • $ 40 for University of Guelph students   (due to a subsidy from U of G Student Health Services)
  • $ 120 for members of United Steelworkers Local 4120   (due to a subsidy from Local 4120)
  • $ 240 for all others

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