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00-4170 Aromatherapy for Stress Management

Jennifer Zartarian, ND
Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm
Monks Library, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
April 2
Fee: Free (registration required)

The use of essential oils can be an excellent complement to any stress management practice. In this workshop, we will learn the history of aromatherapy, examine the practical uses of oils and scents in everyday life, and create our own unique stress relief oil. Each participant will receive an oil to take home and recipes for creating your own scents at home.

 

00-4171 Meditation: Calming the Mind, Opening the Heart - APR

Begabati Lennihan, RN, CCH
Tuesdays, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monks Library, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
April 15 - April 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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00-4172 Mindful Parenting

Christine O’Shaughnessy
Tuesday 12:30-1:30pm
Monks Library, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
April 29
Fee: Free (registration required)

Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents increases our capacity to form strong bonds with our children. This is because the practice of mindfulness cultivates the conditions of openness and receptivity in which communication naturally flourishes. In this workshop, we will learn to become mindful people as well as mindful parents, able to mitigate temper flare-ups from our children and modify our own reactions to them when they do occur.

 

00-4180 Mindfulness Meditation - Longwood Medical Area

Beatriz Gonzalez- Flecha
Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
Kresge 202, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave
April 9 - May 14
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.

 

4159 Morning Group Meditation

Jeanne Mahon
Tuesdays from 8:20AM-8:45AM
Resource Room**, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
January 14 - May 13. **March 18, BOCK Room, 2nd Fl, HUHS
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.

 

4160 Lunchtime Group Meditation - Drop In

Jeanne Mahon & Suzanne Westbrook
Thursdays from 12:30-1:00pm
Resource Room**, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
**March 20, BOCK Room, 2nd Fl, 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.

 

4167 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class

Suzanne Westbrook, MD
Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop St., Cambridge
February 20 - April 24 (no class 3/20, 4/17) Sunday class 4/6, 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 Sunday class meets at Monks Library, 2nd floor, University Health Services.

 

4168 Knitting Circle

Leon Welch
Tuesdays, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
CWHC Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
March 4 - March 25
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.

 

 

I began to practice meditation every morning after this class. I found out that my life is going to a higher level. The instructor is very patient and warm-hearted. Thank you so much!
- Female, Harvard Faculty, First Time Participant