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4459 Morning Group Meditation

Jeanne Mahon
Tuesdays from 8:20AM-8:45AM
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
June 2 - August 25
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.

 

4460 Lunchtime Group Meditation - Drop In

Jeanne Mahon & Suzanne Westbrook
Thursdays from 12:30-1:00pm
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
June 4 - August 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.

 

4462 “Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense”

Michelle P. Gallant, MS, RDN, LDN
Tuesday 12:00-1:30pm
Resource Room, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
June 9
Fee: $5 (registration required)

This class is geared towards parents of preschoolers, toddlers, and infants older than 6 months. It’s challenging to raise a child with healthy eating habits. Hectic schedules, anxiety about obesity and conflicting nutrition information can make it difficult for parents to feed their families well. Learn how to avoid mealtime struggles and help your child establish a healthy relationship with food. We will discuss the Division of Responsibility with child feeding and share practical strategies for meal planning and preparation. Prior review of the book, “Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense” by Ellyn Satter is recommended. Available as ebook, Kindle, and paperback through Amazon, or special order from Harvard Bookstore.

 

4463 Meditation: Calming the Mind, Opening the Heart

Begabati Lennihan, RN, CCH
Wednesdays, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Monks Library, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
June 10 - Jun 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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4464 Just Roll with It: Using a Foam Roller

Jon Bondlow
Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm
Monks Library, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
June 17
Fee: Free (registration required)

Learn how and when to use an inexpensive foam roller to help reduce stiffness and soreness, and relieve muscle tension. This tool can be used to receive some of the same benefits as massage, but by yourself on your own schedule. See techniques demonstrated and try for yourself! Learn adjustments to fit your own body and comfort level. Foam rollers will be available for participants, or you are welcome to bring your own. Comfortable clothing is recommended but not necessary to participate.

 

4465 Mindful Living: Engaging Real Happiness

Suzanne Westbrook, MD
Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
July 9 - July 30
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.

 

4466 Meditation: Calming the Mind, Opening the Heart - JULY

Begabati Lennihan, RN, CCH
Wednesdays from 7:15pm - 8:15pm
CWHC Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
July 15 - July 22
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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4467 Herbs to Reduce Stress & Anxiety

Steph Zabel
Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm
Monks Library, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
August 18
Fee: Free (registration required)

A fast-paced, stressful lifestyle can wreak havoc upon our physical and emotional well-being. While lifestyle changes are often the key to managing stress levels, there are many wonderful herbs that may help support us in making positive life changes. In this class we will cover practical herbal remedies that support the nervous system and help us to shift from a "fight or flight" state of being into a more relaxed state. We will review and sample relaxing nervine herbs that many people find useful for dealing with stress, anxiety and sleep issues.

 

435900 Morning Group Meditation

Jeanne Mahon
Tuesdays from 8:20AM-8:45AM
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
January 6 - May 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.

 

436000 Lunchtime Group Meditation - Drop In

Jeanne Mahon & Suzanne Westbrook
Thursdays from 12:30-1:00pm
Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
January 8 - May 28
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.

 

437700 Mindfulness Meditation Practice Group - Longwood Medical Area

Beatriz Gonzalez- Flecha
Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
Kresge 203, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave
April 22 - May 13
Fee: $40.00/$20 HUGHP member

"The four Noble Truths." 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.

 

 

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