Mindfulness and Compassion Training 

Welcome to Stress Less Kzoo (formerly Stress Management Solutions) provider of cutting edge mindfulness and compassion training.  

All our training programs combine best practices from contemplative science and modern neuroscience to support your physical and emotional health and increase your happiness and well-being.

Stress Less Kzoo was founded by Eric Nelson in 2012, to provide science based contemplative practice training to individuals in the greater Kalamazoo area.  Eric’s programs are based on over 30 years of experience in the mind-body-spirit health field including 20 years as a program developer at the Fetzer Institute in Kalamazoo.

To learn more about our Programs click on the links below:

(scholarships available for all courses)

Course offerings: 

1) Mindful Living Skills 1, Mindful Living Skills 2
2) Compassionate Living
3) Advanced Mindfulness Practices  

Saturday Workshops and Retreats offered 3 times a year:

1) Workshop: Introduction to Mindfulness Practice
2) Retreat: Saturday Practice Retreats 
3) Workshop: New Year's: Setting Intentions and Priorities