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Spinefulness Basics — A Little Awareness Goes A Long Way

February 01, 2018|12:00pm

Come learn why sitting happily aligned and relaxed is a solution for all types of tension, aches and pains. Sounds too good to be true? Come experience for yourself how to feel better. Learn small, but critical position shifts to apply to every day activities. Once you know this information you can use it everywhere: …
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Spinefulness Basics — A Little Awareness Goes A Long Way

February 01, 2018|12:00pm

Come learn why sitting happily aligned and relaxed is a solution for all types of tension, aches and pains. Sounds too good to be true? Come experience for yourself how to feel better. Learn small, but critical position shifts to apply to every day activities. Once you know this information you can use it everywhere: …
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TRANSFORM 40: Fitness Programming for Fat Loss

February 01, 2018|12:00pm

Losing body fat after age 40 requires a new approach to exercise programming. Age-related reduction of muscle mass, strength, and function begins in our 30’s and can lead to lowered metabolism and increased risk for injury. Add to this the time-consuming challenges of work, family, commutes . . . life, and we often find ourselves …
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 01, 2018|12:00pm

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and …
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 2/1 – 3/22

February 01, 2018|5:30pm

It has been known for centuries in the meditative traditions, and now widely accepted in western culture, that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects on one’s life. This 8-week class is modeled on the program taught at the U MASS Stress Reduction Clinic and will focus on mindfulness …
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TRANSFORM 40: Fitness Programming for Fat Loss

February 01, 2018|12:00pm

Losing body fat after age 40 requires a new approach to exercise programming. Age-related reduction of muscle mass, strength, and function begins in our 30’s and can lead to lowered metabolism and increased risk for injury. Add to this the time-consuming challenges of work, family, commutes . . . life, and we often find ourselves …
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The Design and Control of Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation – Katherine Strausser, PhD

February 01, 2018|4:30pm

Abstract: “Robots once were a dream of the future, but they now creep into all aspects of our lives, whether it be vacuuming our house or exploring distant planets. Rehabilitation and mobility are no different. Exoskeletons can provide the motion and support that a user cannot, supplementing or replacing their muscles to enable natural motion. …
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First Fridays: February 2018 BeWell give-away

February 02, 2018|12:00am

First Fridays On the first Friday of every month, BeWell will be randomly  giving away $5 Jamba Juice gift cards the first Friday of every month to employees on campus who are sporting a BeWell logo. Wear your BeWell shirt or carry your BeWell swag (bags, thermoses, umbrellas) and be on the lookout for our …
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Life’s Purpose Workshop (2/02 – 3/02/2018)

February 02, 2018|12:00pm

This is a 5-session class. The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. – Pablo Picasso Have you ever wished for more professional and personal fulfillment? In the past few decades, studies on longevity have shown that people who live a “purpose-driven” life, not only …
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I Love My Brain

February 02, 2018|3:00pm

Join us for the first brain injury awareness symposium by Stanford Synapse. Listen to talks by about the science and experience of a brain injury, engage in discussion with a panel about living with a brain injury, and participate in interactive activities. Free food and refreshments will be provided. Schedule: 3:00-4:15pm: Keynote speakers: Stanford President …
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Time Management for Less Stress and More Joy (2/5 & 2/12, 2018)

February 05, 2018|12:00pm

Whether it’s trying to get to the gym, preparing and eating more vegetables, or doing the important things that add value to your life, too often, our good intentions get thwarted by time. Stress builds – it seems exponentially – the shorter we feel on time. In this 2-week class, we will come together to …
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Farmers’ Market

February 06, 2018|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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Lighten Up 2.0: How to Be Less Stressed About Stress (2/06 – 2/27/2018)

February 06, 2018|3:30pm

This is a 4 session class. If we want to live interesting lives and do meaningful work in the world, stress is part of the deal. Yet we have been conditioned to believe that all stress is bad for our health. While chronic stress is linked to headaches, trouble sleeping, back pain, and a weakened …
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Making your Community Engagement Effective and Impactful

February 06, 2018|12:00pm

Already engaged in service and trying to figure out how to get the most out of it, or just getting started and trying to ensure you find the best fit? In this workshop we will take a scenario based approach that helps you explore Stanford’s Principles of Ethical and Effective Service and Pathways to Public …
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From Idea to Market: Eatwell, Assistive Tableware for Persons with Cognitive Impairments – Sha Yao

February 06, 2018|4:30pm

Abstract: “Inspired by my late grandmother who had Alzheimer’s Disease, I created Eatwell, a tableware set to help people with cognitive impairments increase their food intake. After years of research and development, the Eatwell set won first place in the 2014 Stanford Design Challenge in a competition with 52 other teams from 15 countries, and …
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Awaken Your Natural Voice (2/7 – 2/21, 2018)

February 07, 2018|12:00pm

This is a 3-week class. As we age we can begin to experience a decline in our vocal quality. Our voices may be raspier, thinner and we may get out of breath more easily. Sometimes our voices deepen and we lose the ability to touch those sweet higher notes in speaking and singing. In this …
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Understanding Bone Marrow Transplantation – from the Clinical and Personal Perspectives

February 07, 2018|7:00pm

Presented by Stanford Health Library A bone marrow transplant is a multi-step procedure to replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells, and it is used to treat certain blood cancers like lymphoma and leukemia, as well as aplastic anemia and other immune and genetic diseases.  This talk will discuss current …
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Healthy Friends, Healthy Behaviors: The Power of Influence

February 07, 2018|12:00pm

Numerous studies indicate that we are most likely to acquire healthy new habits when we’re in community with healthy peers. In this workshop you will learn how to jump-start your own efforts in healthy self-care with the support and camaraderie of others in your workplace, community group or family. Participate in interactive exercises and receive …
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Climate Change: What You Can Do to Live a Low-Carbon Life

February 07, 2018|6:30pm

This is a 3 session class on Wednesdays starting February 7, 2018 and ending February 21, 2018. 6:30 p.m. Medical School Office Bldg, Rm 303 ADMISSION: Register here. Sponsored by: Health Improvement Program   Climate disruption, one of the foremost challenges of our time, has many implications for both our personal health and the health …
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Sound Immersion Experience – Gongs & Singing Bowls

February 08, 2018|5:30pm

Experience the sound vibrations of singing bowls, gongs and chimes as they guide us into a deep meditation. Through the vibrations of these instruments we may experience an inner calm and deep relaxation that enables us to journey within and center. The physiological impact of sound on the body, emotions and cognition is apparent. A …
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 08, 2018|12:00pm

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and …
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Designing Beyond the Norm to Meet the Needs of All People – Peter W. Axelson, MSME, ATP, RET

February 08, 2018|4:30pm

Abstract: Peter will talk about the difference between Universal, Adaptable, and Adaptive design. Peter was the first undergraduate using a wheelchair for mobility to live on the Stanford campus in 1976 when accessibility issues were just beginning to be addressed. Those experiences and the desire to participate in the same physical activities as every other …
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Stanford Global Health Research Convening

February 09, 2018|9:00am

The 4th Annual Stanford Global Health Research Convening is a one-day conference bringing together students, faculty and researchers across Stanford University who are working in global health. Held annually in Winter quarter, the convening is designed to build community among researchers, highlight and share the many facets of global health research at Stanford, connect researchers …
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Getting Out Of Debt

February 09, 2018|12:00pm

The Stanford Credit Union will explain how credit cards can be a great financial tool, but for some can lead to debt and financial troubles. This workshop provides an overview of credit card usage, warning signs of credit issues, and options for debt management and reconstructing existing credit.   Register Here
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Mindfulness Walking Meditation in Nature

February 10, 2018|10:00am

Be conscious of every step you take; feel the earth beneath your feet. Remain present by connecting with the land, the plants, the trees and the animals. Listen to the birds, the creek and the breeze. Find the interconnectedness with nature and the self. Join us as we explore hidden gems and secret spots in …
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Knowing Ourselves: Exploring the Enneagram

February 10, 2018|10:00am

We are complex individuals, yet, at our core, systematic motivational patterns ignite our strengths and trigger defenses. Whether in our personal lives or in organizations, we can sometimes be baffled by our own impulses, as well as the behavior others.  Discover these hidden patterns and explore courageous questions that can drive success in life: “What …
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Mindfulness Walking Meditation in Nature – Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

February 10, 2018|10:00am

Listen to the birds, the creek and the breeze. Enjoy experiencing the interconnectedness of nature and yourself. Delight in being conscious of every step you take; feeling the earth beneath your feet. Join us for an exquisitely guided mindful exploration of hidden gems and secret spots in local parks and preserves near Stanford.  Learn first-hand …
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NEW CLASS: Knowing Ourselves: Exploring the Enneagram

February 10, 2018|10:00am

We are complex individuals, yet, at our core, systematic motivational patterns ignite our strengths and trigger defenses. Whether in our personal lives or in organizations, we can sometimes be baffled by our own impulses, as well as the behavior others. Discover these hidden patterns and explore courageous questions that can drive success in life: “What makes …
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Drop in Volunteer Hours

February 10, 2018|9:30am

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind …
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Windhover

February 10, 2018|11:00am

A docent tour of Stanford’s spiritual and meditative refuge. The tour will include information about the concept behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover series by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Meet at the Windhover entrance, located on Santa Teresa Street at Sam Morris Way Public Tours: Saturdays at 11 …
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Stanford Coordinated Care – Open House

February 13, 2018|5:30pm

(Health Enrichment Class – Manage Health) Each month, Stanford Coordinated Care hosts an Open House at the clinic. This is a great opportunity to meet the physicians and care team, tour the clinic and get any questions you have about our services answered. To RSVP, call 650-724-1800 to speak with a member of our care …
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Farmers’ Market

February 13, 2018|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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Stem Cell Revolutions

February 13, 2018|7:30pm

The Frankenstein@200 Film Series will be screening the critically acclaimed documentary Stem Cell Revolutions. 
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Mindful Yoga

February 13, 2018|8:15am

Enjoy yoga stretches in dappled morning light. Within a flowing sequence of postures, this class provides instruction for a balanced yoga practice grounded in alignment, breath, and peace of mind. Union is the literal meaning of the Sanskrit word yoga. Refresh and renew your resilience by giving yourself the gift of movement that fosters union …
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Global Type 2 diabetes – More Than What Meets the Eye

February 13, 2018|1:30pm

Speaker bio: K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA. Is Ruth and O.C. Hubert Chair of Global Health, Director, Emory Global Diabetes Research Center and Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology at Emory University in Atlanta, USA.  He was formerly, chief of the diabetes science branch at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and intramural …
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CESTA Seminar | A. Liu & A. Lunn “Spatial Approaches to Understanding Institutional and Material Change in Asia: The Cases of Banking in China and Household Sanitation Adoption in India”

February 13, 2018|12:00pm

In this presentation, two scholars will present exciting new spatial approaches to understanding changing institutional and home landscapes across Asia. Their work uses spatial data to examine two empirical puzzles – China’s unexpected transition from a country without commercial banks to the world’s largest banking market in only three decades, and the large urban-rural gap …
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Field Trip to the Magical Bridge Playground – Olenka Villarreal & Jay Gluckman

February 13, 2018|4:45pm

Abstract: Of the 34 existing public parks in Palo Alto today, not one has been built with everyone’s unique physical and cognitive needs in mind. Most of the playground designs are similar and do not reflect the many different types of people living in the community – those with autism, visual and hearing impairments, cognitive …
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Best Practices in Waste Reduction

February 14, 2018|12:00pm

Learn more about reducing your waste impact and becoming a leader in your workplace. This BeWell berry-eligible course demonstrates best practices in the 5Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle, rot, rebuy) to help you jump start improvements in your workplace.   Register Here
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Creating AI Conversations Panel Series: Voice User Interface Design & Nonverbal Communication in AI

February 14, 2018|4:15pm

As conversational AI becomes integrated in our society, we need to give serious thought to mindfully creating these personalities and conversations. These are personalities that are not only going to be keeping us company and helping to make our daily lives easier, but coaching us into changing our behavior, helping us navigate the world, and …
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CPR and AED

February 15, 2018|1:00pm

CPR is an emergency first aid procedure for victims of cardiac arrest. Participants will learn how to help victims of heart attacks and accidents, and also learn the Heimlich Maneuver to aid choking victims. Practice with mannequins and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training included. Certificate of completion cards will be sent out 3-4 weeks after …
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 15, 2018|12:00pm

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and …
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Drop in Volunteer Hours

February 17, 2018|9:30am

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind …
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Windhover

February 17, 2018|11:00am

A docent tour of Stanford’s spiritual and meditative refuge. The tour will include information about the concept behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover series by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Meet at the Windhover entrance, located on Santa Teresa Street at Sam Morris Way Public Tours: Saturdays at 11 …
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Final free BeWell athletic event: Baseball vs. Cal Fullerton

February 17, 2018|1:05pm

It’s time for our seventh and final free athletic event of the 2017-18 academic year. BeWell has been proud to partner with Stanford Athletics to grant 4 tickets to each of 7 exciting athletic events, which are for eligible Faculty and Staff who complete the Stanford Health and Lifestyle Assessment (SHALA) and then register for tickets …
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Farmers’ Market

February 20, 2018|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

February 20, 2018|12:00pm

In a culture highly influenced by social media and advertising, many Americans distrust their bodies and dislike their shapes. The cognitive dissonance between health and body image can lead to disharmony in our minds, which can influence our dietary choices, work productivity, and personal relationships. In this class, you will learn the science behind body …
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NEW CLASS: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

February 20, 2018|12:00pm

In a culture highly influenced by social media and advertising, many Americans distrust their bodies and dislike their shapes. The cognitive dissonance between health and body image can lead to disharmony in our minds, which can influence our dietary choices, work productivity, and personal relationships. In this class, you will learn the science behind body …
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Motion & Gait Analysis – Jessica Rose, PhD

February 20, 2018|4:30pm

Abstract: Clinical gait analysis is now the standard-of-care for diagnosis and treatment of walking disorders in children with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular conditions. Gait analysis includes 3D motion capture of kinematics (joint motion) and kinetics (joint forces), as well as electromyography (EMG) for muscle activity during gait. New computer simulations are used to clarify …
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Breathing for Longevity, Love & Livelihood (2/21 – 3/14, 2018)

February 21, 2018|12:00pm

Relax, unwind and thrive! In this 4-week class you will learn breathing techniques to increase energy, enhance concentration, cultivate connection to yourself and others, create relaxation, and deepen sleep. Through group practice and individual instruction, discover the benefits of a variety of breathing practices. In-class exercises will illuminate how best to incorporate each breathing skill …
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First Aid

February 21, 2018|1:00pm

This 4-hour workshop will provide a variety of first aid techniques to use when responding to victims of accidents. You will learn how these medical techniques can be performed with minimal equipment. Certificate of completion cards will be sent out 3-4 weeks after the class. Register Here 
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Losing Weight Together: Working with Your Partner to Make Sustainable Lifestyle Changes 2/21 – 3/21

February 21, 2018|5:30pm

We all know that lifestyle changes are more likely to be sustained when you have the support of your partner. This 5-part class is designed for couples (spouses or partners) who want to assist one another in making healthy changes in the areas of: healthy eating, physical activity, and stress management. We will discuss the …
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WhY X? SeXY Chromosomes: Sex Differences in Genetics

February 21, 2018|12:00pm

The Stanford WSDM (Women and Sex Differences in Medicine) Center and the Department of Genetics present WhY X? SeXY Chromosomes: Basic and Translational Reseach Symposium on Sex Differences in Genetics. Featuring leading researchers from across the country presenting their research on topics such as Inherent balance and inequality within the sex chromosomes, sex bias in …
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Connecting with the community: Launching your community engagement experience

February 21, 2018|12:00pm

Do you want to get more involved in your community, but you’re not sure where to start? If so, please join the Stanford Office of Community Engagement and your colleagues to discuss the importance of community engagement and learn strategies to jumpstart your commitment to your community. This workshop can help you: · Initiate short-term …
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Information Session 1: 2018 Summer Community-based Research (CBR) Fellowships

February 21, 2018|12:00pm

Come learn more about Summer 2018 Community-based Research (CBR) Fellowships offered through the Haas Center for Public Service and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE).  CBR is a justice-oriented approach to research that emphasizes collaboration with community organizations and focuses on important social change and community development issues in the US …
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Spinefulness Plus: Focus on Neck, Shoulders, Arms and Hands

February 22, 2018|6:00pm

Imagine your work day without a stiff neck and sore shoulders! This 5-session class will combine the 4-session Spinefulness class with one extra awesome class that pay special attention to your neck and shoulders. Pain in your hands can often be relieved by correcting shoulder blade placement. With a few shifts in the way you …
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 22, 2018|12:00pm

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and …
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 22, 2018|12:00pm

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and …
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Evening Meditation for Students

February 22, 2018|8:00pm

These weekly “Fundamentals of Meditation” drop-in sessions are designed to offer students basic meditation skill, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen your ability to self-reflect in meditation, and to offer instruction on how meditation can be useful during stressful moments. These sessions will be led by trained instructors, and will be a combination …
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Dean’s Lecture Series | Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA – President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, HCA Healthcare Inc.

February 23, 2018|12:00pm

Join Dean Lloyd Minor for a fireside chat with Dr. Jonathan Perlin about the learning health system. Dr. Perlin provides leadership for clinical services and improving performance at 177 hospitals and more than 1,000 outpatient surgical, urgent care, and other practice units that make up Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Current activities include advancing electronic …
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Information Session 2: 2018 Summer Community-based Research (CBR) Fellowships

February 23, 2018|12:00pm

Come learn more about Summer 2018 Community-based Research (CBR) Fellowships offered through the Haas Center for Public Service and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE).  CBR is a justice-oriented approach to research that emphasizes collaboration with community organizations and focuses on important social change and community development issues in the US …
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Mindfulness Walking Meditation in Nature

February 24, 2018|10:00am

Be conscious of every step you take; feel the earth beneath your feet. Remain present by connecting with the land, the plants, the trees and the animals. Listen to the birds, the creek and the breeze. Find the interconnectedness with nature and the self. Join us as we explore hidden gems and secret spots in …
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Mindfulness Walking Meditation in Nature – Windy Hill Open Space Preserve

February 24, 2018|10:00am

Listen to the birds, the creek and the breeze. Enjoy experiencing the interconnectedness of nature and yourself. Delight in being conscious of every step you take; feeling the earth beneath your feet. Join us for an exquisitely guided mindful exploration of hidden gems and secret spots in local parks and preserves near Stanford.  Learn first-hand …
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Healing Touch Level 2: Energetic Patterning and Clinical Application 2/24-2/25/2018

February 24, 2018|9:00am

Healing Touch is a complementary, energy-based approach to health that uses heart-centered, gentle, non-invasive techniques to clear, balance and align the human energy system. The goal of Healing Touch is to restore harmony and balance in the energy system, placing the client in the position to self-heal. In Level 2, “Energetic Patterning and Clinical Applications” …
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Drop in Volunteer Hours

February 24, 2018|9:30am

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind …
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Stanford Dish Race (Competitive Race)

February 25, 2018|9:00am

The Dish Race is a unique 3.25 mile fun run through the iconic Dish trail at Stanford, sponsored by the Stanford Running Club in partnership with Stanford Recreation and Wellness. Whether you’re a competitive runner or just want a fun workout, mark your calendars today and participate in a Stanford tradition! All are welcome.  Register Here
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Stanford Dish Race (Fun Run/Walk)

February 25, 2018|11:00am

The Dish Race is a unique 3.25 mile fun run through the iconic Dish trail at Stanford, sponsored by the Stanford Running Club in partnership with Stanford Recreation and Wellness. Whether you’re a competitive runner or just want a fun workout, mark your calendars today and participate in a Stanford tradition! All are welcome.  Register Here
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ASSU Fireside Chat

February 26, 2018|12:00pm

Come chat with your ASSU reps about we have been up to and what you want the future of mental health and wellness at Stanford to look like!
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Data Privacy : The European Union Invades Silicon Valley | GDPR

February 26, 2018|4:30pm

European Entrepreneurship & Innovation @ Stanford Engineering (ME421) Session #6 takes a hard pan-Europe look at how European Union regulations are reaching deep into the operations of Silicon Valley companies and startups, including enterprise software architecure, data storage and management policies, product development, overseas market entry, management of intellectual property and business strategy. The EU’s …
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Farmers’ Market

February 27, 2018|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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“Om” Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

February 27, 2018|5:30pm

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball in the tranquil ambiance of Memorial Church. Please bring your yoga mat.
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How Do We Build Healthy Communities?

February 27, 2018|12:00pm

Urban design influences how we live, work and play and is largely under the control of local officials. This workshop will explore the science of how your neighborhood might affect your health and highlight some of the local policies that affect community development. Participants learn how to advocate for healthy, equitable communities in the Bay …
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Patient Cost Sharing and Healthcare Utilization in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

February 27, 2018|12:00pm

This seminar exploits longitudinal claims data and a cost-sharing subsidy that has exempted copayment and coinsurance of healthcare service for children under the age of 3 in Taiwan.  We conduct a regression discontinuity design by comparing the use of healthcare for children just before and just after their third birthdays. Our results show that lower …
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Center for Population Health Sciences | Seminar Series: Michael Schoenbaum, National Institute of Mental Health

February 27, 2018|9:00am

Predicitive Modeling of Suicide Risk (And Other Applications of Mortality Data for Improving Mental Health Outcomes) Register Now! Timely identification of individuals with near-term suicide risk is essential for targeting prevention and treatment efforts. Individual self-report, and clinician assessment, of acute suicide risk are currently the most common methods of case identification. While indispensable, at …
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Creativity as Your Personal Well-Being Strategy

February 28, 2018|1:30pm

This is a 3-week class. • Are you expressing your creativity to the fullest? • Do you greet each day with exuberance, joy, and a sense of deeply held mission? • Do you make time to nurture yourself and your highest aspiration for living? We all need more creativity – to solve problems, start important …
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NEW CLASS: Postpartum Wellness: Thriving with Your New Baby

February 28, 2018|12:00pm

This class is co-sponsored with the Stanford WorkLife Office. Learn to create a personal comprehensive postpartum wellness plan to optimize physical and emotional health while caring for your infant. The many physical, social and emotional adjustments common in the first year of parenthood can leave us feeling overwhelmed and isolated from our previous life and …
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Postpartum Wellness: Thriving with Your New Baby

February 28, 2018|12:00pm

Learn to create a personal comprehensive postpartum wellness plan to optimize physical and emotional health while caring for your infant. The many physical, social and emotional adjustments common in the first year of parenthood can leave us feeling overwhelmed and isolated from our previous life and relationships. This class will provide a roadmap with practical …
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Conversations in Global Health with Steve Davis, President & CEO of PATH

February 28, 2018|5:00pm

Join us for our Winter 2018 Conversations in Global Health seminar featuring Steve Davis, president and CEO of PATH. In this role, Davis combines his extensive experience as a technology business leader, global health advocate, and social innovator to accelerate great ideas and bring lifesaving solutions to scale. He oversees PATH’s work of driving transformative global …