Introduction to Inviting Chronic Pain and Illness to Tea Course

Updated: Jan 22

88 minutes | This is a video of a class introducing the Inviting Chronic Pain and Illness to Tea course - a 17-week course designed to help participants with chronic pain and physical illness learn to get to know, and ultimately befriend, their physical challenges and all the associated mental, emotional and social challenges. Information about the course can be found here.

The teachers are Stan Eisenstein and Ruth Zanoni. Stan is a teacher for the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and a mentor for the international Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, taught by Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield. Stan has taught Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses since 2013. Ruth is a mindfulness teacher who has used mindfulness, self-kindness and many other practices to help her to navigate life-long chronic pain and illness.

A red teapot and white cup resting on a table