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Discover. Try a new path or further establish your skills and knowledge. The journey is designed by you; we provide the "compass."

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00-4371 Rehab Right: Recovering from Common Sports Injuries

Jennifer Lee, PT, DPT
Wednesday, 12-1pm
Monks Library, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
March 4
Fee: FREE (registration required)

Join HUHS Physical Therapist, Jennifer Lee to learn tried and true methods to prevent or recover from common sports injuries. Simple stretches and strengthening exercises will be reviewed, along with a realistic schedule for successful recovery. Come with your own questions.

 

00-4378 Twelve Steps to Wellness

Beth Frates, MD
Thursdays 12:30pm-1:30pm
Monks Library, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
April 23 - April 30
Fee: FREE (registration required)

In this two part series, you will learn the 12 Steps to wellness developed from evidence based strategies that will guide you to optimal health and wellness. This is not eat less, exercise more. It is about knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Please join us for both weeks as we navigate your path to wellness together. Dr. Elizabeth Frates, MD is a physician and certified wellness coach, teaching at Harvard Medical School and acting as Director of Medical Student Education for the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine.

 

4359 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.

 

4370 Knitting Circle

Leon Welch
Tuesdays, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
CWHC Resource Room, 75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, HUHS
March 3 - March 24
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.

 

4375 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
April 1 - April 8
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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4377 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.

 

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.

 

436800 **This class is CLOSED. New regist. added to WAITLIST** Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class

Suzanne Westbrook, MD
Wednesdays 5:00-7:00pm
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop St., Cambridge
February 18 - April 15; Saturday class March 28th 9am-4pm (Monks Library, 2nd Floor HUHS)
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.

 

 

[The Dynamic Movements] class was beneficial because it allowed me to move and stretch to release stress.
- Female, Harvard Staff, Participant for 1 - 2 years