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00-4324 Mindfulness Meditation - Longwood Med. Area - INTRO

Beatriz Gonzalez- Flecha
Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
Kresge 202, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave
December 3 - December 10
Fee: $20.00/$10 HUGHP member

This 2-week class will cover the basic aspects of insight (Vipassana) and mindfulness of breathing (Anapanasati) meditation practices. Each meeting will include instruction, practice, and discussion. Formal practice includes sitting and walking meditation. The length of the practice period will vary to a maximum of 20 min.

 

4321 Knitting Circle

Leon Welch
Tuesdays, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
CWHC Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
November 4 - November 25 (no class 11/11)
Fee: FREE: Open to Knitting Basics graduates only. (registration required)

Continue the camaraderie and fun in this knitting circle with Leon Welch and other graduates of Knitting Basics. Bring your own supplies and projects. *Please note that this is not a teaching class.

 

4322 Meditation: Calming the Mind, Opening the Heart

Begabati Lennihan, RN, CCH
Wednesdays, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Monks Library, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
October 29 - November 5
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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4323 ***This Clas is CLOSED***Taking Care of your Neck & Back

Mary Ann Wilmarth, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, MTC, Cert. MDT
Thursday, 12-1pm
Monks Library, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
November 13
Fee: FREE (registration required)

Taking Care of Your Neck and Back is for any person who has ever had neck or back pain. It is also appropriate for anyone who sits in front of a computer for long hours or who is dealing with any repetitive stress. The session includes a discussion of anatomy, proper postures and body mechanics, ergonomics, do’s & don’ts, heat and cold therapy and basic exercises. Not only will you learn the basics of taking care of your own spine, but you will also leave the class with new information and exercises that you can put into practice immediately.

 

4326 Reiki Level I

Farris Ajalat, LMT
Sunday, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Monks Library, 75 Mt Auburn St, 2nd Floor, HUHS
November 2
Fee: $75.00

This Reiki workshop is an introduction to the basic principles of traditional Usui Reiki. Reiki is a gentle, hands-on technique for reducing stress, relieving pain, and facilitating personal growth and the body's own healing. The class is a combination of lecture, discussion and experience. Practice time includes giving and receiving a complete Reiki treatment using all the hand positions, the self-treatment, and practice using all the Japanese Reiki Techniques mentioned above. Level I certification will be issued at the successful completion of class. Limited to 6 participants.

 

430900 Morning Group Meditation

Jeanne Mahon
Tuesdays from 8:20AM-8:45AM
Resource Room**, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
September 2 - December 23 (no class 11/11)
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.

 

431000 Lunchtime Group Meditation - Drop In

Jeanne Mahon & Suzanne Westbrook
Thursdays from 12:30-1:00pm
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
September 4 - December 18 (no class 11/27)
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.

 

431500 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class

Suzanne Westbrook, MD
Wednesdays 5:00-7:00pm
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop St., Cambridge
October 1 - November 19; Saturday class 11/8, 9am-4pm (Monks Library)
Fee: $450, $300/HUGHP Member, $150/HUSHP Student

This enriching learning program requires a significant time commitment that includes attendance at all classes and 45 minutes of daily practice to include yoga, meditation and specific learning exercises. Please note: the one Saturday class meets at Monks Library, 2nd floor, University Health Services.

 

431700 Knitting Basics

Leon Welch
Tuesdays 5:15pm-6:15pm
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
October 7 - October 28
Fee: $20 ($10 HUGHP Members)

Join experienced knitter, Leon Welch, and others for instruction, advice and company. Whether you are a life-long knitter or brand new to knitting, Leon will coach you along the way. Join us for this relaxing yet productive session. Bring your own supplies. Space is limited!

 

 

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