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00-4264 Mindfulness Meditation - Longwood Med. Area -July

Beatriz Gonzalez- Flecha
Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
Kresge 202, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave
July 9 - August 13
Fee: $60.00/$30 HUGHP member

The core of insight (Vipassana) meditation is the practice of mindfulness, the quality of awareness that sees without judgment. Each meeting will include instruction, practice, and discussion. Formal practice includes sitting and walking meditation, and on some days low impact Viniyoga. The length of the practice period will vary from day to day to a maximum of 30 min.

 

00-4265 Mindful Living: Engaging Real Happiness

Suzanne Westbrook, MD
Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
July 17 - August 7
Fee: $60.00 ($30.00/HUGHP members)

This series will focus on mindful breathing and movement, gratitude practice, walking meditation and loving kindness practice. No prior meditation or mindfulness practice necessary. Great for first timers or as a support for regular practitioners.

 

4259 Morning Group Meditation

Jeanne Mahon
Tuesdays from 8:20AM-8:45AM
Monks Library, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
June 3 - August 26
Fee: Free (drop-ins welcome)

Please join us at 8:20AM, Meditation will begin at 8:25am. Come once; come weekly to this informal gathering of meditation. Everyone is welcome – no prior meditation experience is necessary! We will practice a 20 minute meditation. Practice will be eclectic and will include loving kindness meditation, breath meditation, body scan and more! Please arrive promptly at 8:25. To help us communicate if class must be cancelled or relocated, please register through website to provide name and email address.

 

4260 Lunchtime Group Meditation - Drop In

Jeanne Mahon & Suzanne Westbrook
Thursdays from 12:30-1:00pm
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS

Fee: Free (drop-ins welcome)

Come once; come weekly to this informal gathering of meditation. Everyone is welcome – no prior meditation experience is necessary! We will practice a 20 minute meditation. Practice will be eclectic and will include loving kindness meditation, breath meditation, body scan and more! Please arrive promptly at 12:30. Meditation will start at 12:35pm.

 

4262 Meditation: Calming the Mind, Opening the Heart

Begabati Lennihan, RN, CCH
Tuesdays, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monks Library, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
June 10 - June 17
Fee: FREE (space is limited, registration required)

Learn techniques including concentration, relaxation, deep breathing, and guided visualization to help you calm the busy thoughts in your mind and open yourself to the inner source of peace, love, and strength in your heart. Suggestions will also be included for setting up a meditation routine at home to help realize the full benefit that meditation can provide and to find meaning and guidance in life. Initial registration is required for this two-week class.

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I have gotten enormous contributions to my health, fitness, and overall well-being. I have wanted to continue in large part because of the two instructors. They were so compatible. They are both extremely competent, knowledgeable, but also empathetic and sensitive. The Center for Wellness has a good range of program types and personalities to lead them.
- Female, Harvard Staff, Participant for over 10 years