Upstream has currently suspended MBSR classes due to the pandemic.  Read More

Upstream has currently suspended MBSR classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We will have meditations on Saturdays at 10:00am on Zoom that are freely offered in an effort to support our community. If you would like to receive an invitation please send your name and e-mail address to

Also, we are considering the possibility of offering an MBSR class online this summer, so please let us know if you are interested and would like to be notified.

Warmly, Jemme and Hilda

September 1, 2018 by Jemme Stewart

Mindfulness is Meant for Men Too

More and more people are cashing in on the benefits that mindfulness and meditation practices can have on everyday life.

Here are five reasons PsychCentral says men should take advantage of this beneficial trend, too:

  1. Increase Focus
  2. Improve Performance
  3. Build Emotional Intelligence
  4. Be a Better Lover
  5. Train Confidence

Upstream offers mindfulness classes in Columbia, SC, that are for students of any type and any level of familiarity with mindfulness practices, from mindful training for beginners to advanced mindful meditation practices. Read more about our seasonal classes and register at

You can learn more about these five reasons men should be mindful, too, on PsychCentral.