5505 Friars Rd.

San Diego, CA 92110

5105 Overland Ave.

San Diego, CA 92123

Mission Valley YMCA

OR

Toby Wells YMCA

Locations

If you are assigned by chance to this group, your participation will last a total of about 18 months. You will come in for exercise 2 times each week, up to approximately 1.5 hours for the first 6 months, and then weekly for the rest of the study. You will also come in for MBSR sessions for 2.5 hours weekly for 8 weeks and then monthly for the remainder of the study.You will be given practices from both groups to practice at home for the entire 18 months.​

About the MBSR + Exercise Group

If you are assigned by chance to the exercise group, your participation will last a total of about 18 months. For the first 6 months of your participation, this group will meet about 1.5 hours, 2 times per week. After that, you will come in for classes 1 time per week. You will also be given exercises to do at home that will last the entire 18 months of participation. These classes will be directed and supervised by trained exercise instructors. Each session will include aerobic exercises and resistance training to improve fitness and your overall health. You will also do exercises to help you improve balance, mobility, and flexibility. These groups will meet at either the Toby Wells YMCA in Kearney Mesa or the Mission Valley YMCA.

About the Exercise Group