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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

July 02, 2019|7:00pm

Co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. 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 UMass Stress …
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Group Drumming: Making Rhythm and Music for your Body, Mind, and Heart

July 08, 2019|5:15pm

Experience the release of workday cares and the joyful energy of making rhythm and music in community with others. Research findings support the physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits of group music making. Participating in musical activities can reduce stress, foster relaxation, increase alpha brain wave activity, enhance creative thinking, help regulate our nervous system, …
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Group Drumming: Making Rhythm and Music for your Body, Mind, and Heart

July 08, 2019|5:15pm

Experience the release of workday cares and the joyful energy of making rhythm and music in community with others. Research findings support the physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits of group music making. Participating in musical activities can reduce stress, foster relaxation, increase alpha brain wave activity, enhance creative thinking, help regulate our nervous system, …
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We’re in it Together: A Social-Influenced Look at Environmental Behavior Change

July 09, 2019|12:00pm

Daily decisions that impact our environment rarely affect us singularly. Whether an individual champions composting in your office space or refuses to turn off lights, decisions about the ways that we interact with our natural resources impact the community at large. We must rely on everyone to be good campus citizens for success. This workshop …
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

July 09, 2019|7:00pm

Co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. 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 UMass Stress …
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Thriving Through Change: The Enduring Benefits of Resiliency

July 09, 2019|12:00pm

Top research institutions have substantiated the powerful benefits of mindfulness practices on increased productivity, critical decision-making, and out-of-the-box problem solving. In this workshop you will receive content about how and why we can react negatively to stress and the latest research on the most effective techniques that take us from overwhelmed, anxious, and uncertain to …
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Thriving Through Change: The Enduring Benefits of Resiliency

July 09, 2019|12:00pm

Top research institutions have substantiated the powerful benefits of mindfulness practices on increased productivity, critical decision-making, and out-of-the-box problem solving. In this workshop you will receive content about how and why we can react negatively to stress and the latest research on the most effective techniques that take us from overwhelmed, anxious, and uncertain to …
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The Art and Science of Meditation

July 10, 2019|12:00pm

Dr. Luskin will provide guided mediation practices along with scientific discussion about the changes in the brain that happen with regular practice. Register Here
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Intuitive Intelligence Meditation

July 10, 2019|12:00pm

Increase your intuitive intelligence, while sharpening your mind. Accessing your intuition is like having a GPS guide you through your professional and personal life. Intuition enhances your logical mind, providing you with a “gut check” to aid with discernment and choices. You may have already experienced moments of being guided by your intuitive wisdom. Imagine …
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Intuitive Intelligence Meditation

July 10, 2019|12:00pm

Increase your intuitive intelligence, while sharpening your mind. Accessing your intuition is like having a GPS guide you through your professional and personal life. Intuition enhances your logical mind, providing you with a “gut check” to aid with discernment and choices. You may have already experienced moments of being guided by your intuitive wisdom. Imagine …
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CPR and AED

July 11, 2019|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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Equine-imity – Stress Reduction In the Company of Horses

July 11, 2019|4:00pm

Do you wonder what it means to be “healthy as a horse?” This 4-week course uses the horse-human relationship to enhance our ability to breathe deeply and relax, to self-regulate our emotions, and to apply other stress relief techniques. Horses help us develop these skills through their magnificent strength, grace, and reading of body language. …
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CPR and AED

July 11, 2019|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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Equine-imity – Stress Reduction In the Company of Horses

July 11, 2019|4:00pm

Do you wonder what it means to be “healthy as a horse?” This 4-week course uses the horse-human relationship to enhance our ability to breathe deeply and relax, to self-regulate our emotions, and to apply other stress relief techniques. Horses help us develop these skills through their magnificent strength, grace, and reading of body language. …
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CPR and AED

July 11, 2019|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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First Fridays: July 2019 BeWell Giveaway

July 12, 2019|12:00am

First Fridays Giveaways have gone virtual! To make our First Fridays Giveaways more convenient for you, we’ve taken them to the BeWell Facebook page, where every first Friday of the month we ask a wellness question for you to answer. Examples of questions we might ask: “What’s your favorite healthy recipe?” “How do you fit …
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Finding Balance in Life – From the Inside

July 12, 2019|7:30pm

Life balance is an important topic. Maintaining a healthy life balance is not only essential for happiness and well-being; it can be a tremendous boost to our productivity and success as well. A well-balanced person has a far greater ability to focus their attention and energy on attaining their goals, taking productive actions and moving …
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Group Drumming: Making Rhythm and Music for your Body, Mind, and Heart

July 15, 2019|5:15pm

Experience the release of workday cares and the joyful energy of making rhythm and music in community with others. Research findings support the physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits of group music making. Participating in musical activities can reduce stress, foster relaxation, increase alpha brain wave activity, enhance creative thinking, help regulate our nervous system, …
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Sun Energy: Intro to Breathing

July 15, 2019|12:00pm

Summer is the season of playfulness. Days are longer, and the earth receives more of the sun’s energy. This is a great season for us to do so, too. Just as all life on earth is nourished by the sun, so all functions of the body are nourished by breath. In this 2-session class, we …
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Living with Intention for a More Fulfilling Life

July 15, 2019|4:00pm

Research shows that living a life of intention and purpose provides fulfillment and contributes to longevity. Yet often, our days are filled with commitments, and little time is spent doing what is most important to us. This can be exhausting and overwhelming at times. How can we rediscover what is most important to us and …
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Sun Energy: Intro to Breathing

July 15, 2019|12:00pm

Summer is the season of playfulness. Days are longer, and the earth receives more of the sun’s energy. This is a great season for us to do so, too. Just as all life on earth is nourished by the sun, so all functions of the body are nourished by breath. In this 2-session class, we …
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“Om” Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

July 16, 2019|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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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

July 16, 2019|7:00pm

Co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. 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 UMass Stress …
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Thriving Through Change: The Enduring Benefits of Resiliency

July 16, 2019|12:00pm

Top research institutions have substantiated the powerful benefits of mindfulness practices on increased productivity, critical decision-making, and out-of-the-box problem solving. In this workshop you will receive content about how and why we can react negatively to stress and the latest research on the most effective techniques that take us from overwhelmed, anxious, and uncertain to …
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De-clutter to De-stress: Practical Ways to Manage your Physical Space

July 16, 2019|12:00pm

Is the clutter in your home or office beginning to overwhelm you? Clutter can be a significant source of stress in our lives. Messy homes or workspaces can create or compound feelings of anxiety, helplessness, and frustration. In this interactive 2-week class, we will explore practical ways to organize your physical space and reduce the …
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Empathy and Respect in Action: How Building a Strong Community Boosts Resilience

July 16, 2019|12:00pm

Want to transform your good will into positive change? Research has shown that volunteerism not only has a positive impact on happiness, self-esteem, and life satisfaction, but also increases our sense of control and our physical health. Empathy, the ability to put ourselves in others’ shoes and experience their pain, can feel depleting. But, by …
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Sound Immersion Experience – Gongs & Singing Bowls

July 16, 2019|6:00pm

Experience the sound vibrations of singing bowls, gongs, and chimes as they guide us into a deep meditation. A wide range of ancient world traditions from Confucianism to the Pythagoreans claim that sound can not only “tune the soul” but affect our cosmological and social worlds as well. The physiological impact of sound on the …
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Sound Immersion Experience – Gongs & Singing Bowls

July 16, 2019|6:00pm

Experience the sound vibrations of singing bowls, gongs, and chimes as they guide us into a deep meditation. A wide range of ancient world traditions from Confucianism to the Pythagoreans claim that sound can not only “tune the soul” but affect our cosmological and social worlds as well. The physiological impact of sound on the …
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Sound Immersion Experience – Gongs & Singing Bowls

July 16, 2019|6:00pm

Experience the sound vibrations of singing bowls, gongs, and chimes as they guide us into a deep meditation. A wide range of ancient world traditions from Confucianism to the Pythagoreans claim that sound can not only “tune the soul” but affect our cosmological and social worlds as well. The physiological impact of sound on the …
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Empathy and Respect in Action: How Building a Strong Community Boosts Resilience

July 16, 2019|12:00pm

Want to transform your good will into positive change? Research has shown that volunteerism not only has a positive impact on happiness, self-esteem, and life satisfaction, but also increases our sense of control and our physical health. Empathy, the ability to put ourselves in others’ shoes and experience their pain, can feel depleting. But, by …
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De-clutter to De-stress: Practical Ways to Manage your Physical Space

July 16, 2019|12:00pm

Is the clutter in your home or office beginning to overwhelm you? Clutter can be a significant source of stress in our lives. Messy homes or workspaces can create or compound feelings of anxiety, helplessness, and frustration. In this interactive 2-week class, we will explore practical ways to organize your physical space and reduce the …
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PHIND Seminar – Daniel Heywood

July 17, 2019|11:00am

The PHIND Center is part of the Department of Radiology and is the first center in the world to focus on precision health and integrated diagnostics. We bring together faculty from all across campus to initiate new collaborations and strengthen existing ones. The PHIND Center hosts a seminar series that is open and free to everyone …
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Intuitive Intelligence Meditation

July 17, 2019|12:00pm

Increase your intuitive intelligence, while sharpening your mind. Accessing your intuition is like having a GPS guide you through your professional and personal life. Intuition enhances your logical mind, providing you with a “gut check” to aid with discernment and choices. You may have already experienced moments of being guided by your intuitive wisdom. Imagine …
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Self-care Principles and Practices in Traditional Oriental Medicine

July 17, 2019|5:30pm

Do you have difficulty sleeping or suffer from tension and headaches? You are not alone. According to the CDC, 35% of Americans get less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep per night which is linked with many chronic diseases and conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. According to the …
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Summertime in Your Garden

July 17, 2019|5:30pm

This class is co-sponsored with the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences. Summer is an exciting time in the garden. Warm temperatures and long days mean fast growth and development and the beginnings of the harvest season. Join us in this 4-session class at the O’Donohue Stanford Educational Farm to learn about strategies for …
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Self-care Principles and Practices in Traditional Oriental Medicine: Improving Sleep, Relieving Tension and Headaches

July 17, 2019|5:30pm

Do you have difficulty sleeping or suffer from tension and headaches? You are not alone. According to the CDC, 35% of Americans get less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep per night which is linked with many chronic diseases and conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. According to the …
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Summertime in Your Garden

July 17, 2019|5:30pm

This class is co-sponsored with the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences. Summer is an exciting time in the garden. Warm temperatures and long days mean fast growth and development and the beginnings of the harvest season. Join us in this 4-session class at the O’Donohue Stanford Educational Farm to learn about strategies for …
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Equine-imity – Stress Reduction In the Company of Horses

July 18, 2019|4:00pm

Do you wonder what it means to be “healthy as a horse?” This 4-week course uses the horse-human relationship to enhance our ability to breathe deeply and relax, to self-regulate our emotions, and to apply other stress relief techniques. Horses help us develop these skills through their magnificent strength, grace, and reading of body language. …
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Self-care Principles and Practices in Traditional Oriental Medicine

July 18, 2019|5:30pm

Do you have difficulty sleeping or suffer from tension and headaches? You are not alone. According to the CDC, 35% of Americans get less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep per night which is linked with many chronic diseases and conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. According to the …
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Five Times Ten: Ten Minute Mindfulness Practices to Do Anytime, Anywhere

July 18, 2019|12:00pm

You’ve heard about the benefits of mindfulness for reducing stress, improving sleep, and elevating the experience of daily living. You’d like to get started, but don’t have much time to spare. This workshop-style class is designed to provide a low-friction entry into learning and benefiting from foundational mindfulness practices. In 8 sessions, you will learn …
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Partner Shiatsu for Neck and Shoulder Release

July 18, 2019|6:30pm

Shiatsu is a Japanese form of energy/bodywork using the thumbs, fingers, palms, and elbows to apply pressure to the acupuncture meridians of the body. The pressure relieves stress by dissipating muscle tension and allowing the flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In …
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Partner Shiatsu for Neck and Shoulder Release

July 18, 2019|6:30pm

Shiatsu is a Japanese form of energy/bodywork using the thumbs, fingers, palms, and elbows to apply pressure to the acupuncture meridians of the body. The pressure relieves stress by dissipating muscle tension and allowing the flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In …
berry event

Partner Shiatsu for Neck and Shoulder Release

July 18, 2019|6:30pm

Shiatsu is a Japanese form of energy/bodywork using the thumbs, fingers, palms, and elbows to apply pressure to the acupuncture meridians of the body. The pressure relieves stress by dissipating muscle tension and allowing the flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In …
berry event

Five Times Ten: Ten Minute Mindfulness Practices to Do Anytime, Anywhere

July 18, 2019|12:00pm

You’ve heard about the benefits of mindfulness for reducing stress, improving sleep, and elevating the experience of daily living. You’d like to get started, but don’t have much time to spare. This workshop-style class is designed to provide a low-friction entry into learning and benefiting from foundational mindfulness practices. In 8 sessions, you will learn …
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Public Tour | Memorial Church

July 19, 2019|1:00pm

Stone carvings, mosaics, and stained glass make Stanford Memorial Church the University’s architectural crown jewel. It was one of the earliest, and is still among the most prominent, interdenominational churches in the West. Meet at the church entrance in the Main Quad Public Tours: Fridays at 1 pm and last Sunday of the month at 11:30 …
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Recycling 201: Which Bin Does This Go In?

July 19, 2019|12:00pm

Recycling provides significant benefits for our health and our planet, reducing air and water pollution, saving energy, and reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that lead to climate change, with its host of impacts on human health. But even with the best intentions, effective recycling can be confusing. If you’ve ever stood in front of the …
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Recycling 201: Which Bin Does This Go In?

July 19, 2019|12:00pm

Recycling provides significant benefits for our health and our planet, reducing air and water pollution, saving energy, and reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that lead to climate change, with its host of impacts on human health. But even with the best intentions, effective recycling can be confusing. If you’ve ever stood in front of the …
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Recycling 201: Which Bin Does This Go In?

July 19, 2019|12:00pm

Recycling provides significant benefits for our health and our planet, reducing air and water pollution, saving energy, and reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that lead to climate change, with its host of impacts on human health. But even with the best intentions, effective recycling can be confusing. If you’ve ever stood in front of the …
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Windhover

July 20, 2019|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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Public Tour | Windhover

July 20, 2019|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 Samuel Morris Way Public Tours: Saturdays at 11 am
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Heart to Heart: Healing thru Music

July 20, 2019|7:00pm

FREE CONCERT!!!   Jazz and Carnatic Fusion!!!  Sounds never heard before!!! Heart to Heart journeys from the opening of our hearts to heart transformation, from centering on individual self to universal Self, from greed/selfishness to loving selflessness, from being a burdensome body/mind/ personality to being the free spirit we were meant to be, from achieving power …
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Group Drumming: Making Rhythm and Music for your Body, Mind, and Heart

July 22, 2019|5:15pm

Experience the release of workday cares and the joyful energy of making rhythm and music in community with others. Research findings support the physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits of group music making. Participating in musical activities can reduce stress, foster relaxation, increase alpha brain wave activity, enhance creative thinking, help regulate our nervous system, …
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Sun Energy: Intro to Breathing

July 22, 2019|12:00pm

Summer is the season of playfulness. Days are longer, and the earth receives more of the sun’s energy. This is a great season for us to do so, too. Just as all life on earth is nourished by the sun, so all functions of the body are nourished by breath. In this 2-session class, we …
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Living with Intention for a More Fulfilling Life

July 22, 2019|4:00pm

Research shows that living a life of intention and purpose provides fulfillment and contributes to longevity. Yet often, our days are filled with commitments, and little time is spent doing what is most important to us. This can be exhausting and overwhelming at times. How can we rediscover what is most important to us and …
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Spinefulness – Summer Foundations Intensive

July 22, 2019|12:00pm

Are you plagued by chronic tension, stress, aches, or pains? Are you fit, but injured? Whether you are a high performance athlete or someone who sits all day, having your bones work for you, instead of against you, will relieve your pain and allow your body to regain its natural strength and efficiency. In this …
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Spinefulness – Summer Foundations Intensive

July 22, 2019|12:00pm

Are you plagued by chronic tension, stress, aches, or pains? Are you fit, but injured? Whether you are a high performance athlete or someone who sits all day, having your bones work for you, instead of against you, will relieve your pain and allow your body to regain its natural strength and efficiency. In this …
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Living with Intention for a More Fulfilling Life

July 22, 2019|4:00pm

Research shows that living a life of intention and purpose provides fulfillment and contributes to longevity. Yet often, our days are filled with commitments, and little time is spent doing what is most important to us. This can be exhausting and overwhelming at times. How can we rediscover what is most important to us and …
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Weight Management: The Journey Continues

July 22, 2019|5:30pm

Many of us are able to initiate lifestyle changes, but not all of us are successful at maintaining them. This is particularly true when it comes to weight loss, not because it’s necessarily difficult, but rather because so many of us aren’t aware of the key factors that lead to optimal success. This 6-week class …
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Weight Management: The Journey Continues 7/22 -8/26

July 22, 2019|5:30pm

Many of us are able to initiate lifestyle changes, but not all of us are successful at maintaining them. This is particularly true when it comes to weight loss, not because it’s necessarily difficult, but rather because so many of us aren’t aware of the key factors that lead to optimal success. This 6-week class …
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

July 23, 2019|7:00pm

Co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. 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 UMass Stress …
wellness event

De-clutter to De-stress: Practical Ways to Manage your Physical Space

July 23, 2019|12:00pm

Is the clutter in your home or office beginning to overwhelm you? Clutter can be a significant source of stress in our lives. Messy homes or workspaces can create or compound feelings of anxiety, helplessness, and frustration. In this interactive 2-week class, we will explore practical ways to organize your physical space and reduce the …
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Empathy and Respect in Action: How Building a Strong Community Boosts Resilience

July 23, 2019|12:00pm

Want to transform your good will into positive change? Research has shown that volunteerism not only has a positive impact on happiness, self-esteem, and life satisfaction, but also increases our sense of control and our physical health. Empathy, the ability to put ourselves in others’ shoes and experience their pain, can feel depleting. But, by …
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Spinefulness – Summer Foundations Intensive

July 23, 2019|12:00pm

Are you plagued by chronic tension, stress, aches, or pains? Are you fit, but injured? Whether you are a high performance athlete or someone who sits all day, having your bones work for you, instead of against you, will relieve your pain and allow your body to regain its natural strength and efficiency. In this …
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Healthy Kitchen: Healthy Snacks Made Simple and Delicious

July 23, 2019|3:00pm

The Healthy Kitchen team is back! And it’s time to refresh your snack repertoire! If you are looking for some healthy and tasty new snack ideas this summer, then this is the class for you. They have put a new spin on some “tried and true” recipes as well as offering all new creations. You …
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Webinar: Diabetes Prevention – How to Reduce Your Risk

July 23, 2019|12:00pm

Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes, are borderline diabetic, or that you are at risk to develop diabetes? If so, you are not alone. There are 84 million Americans who have pre-diabetes. Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have “pre-diabetes” — blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but …
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Healthy Kitchen: Healthy Snacks Made Simple and Delicious

July 23, 2019|3:00pm

The Healthy Kitchen team is back, and it’s time to refresh your snack repertoire! If you are looking for some healthy and tasty new snack ideas this summer, then this is the class for you. The team has put a new spin on some “tried and true” recipes as well as offering all new creations. …
berry event

Webinar: Diabetes Prevention – How to Reduce Your Risk

July 23, 2019|12:00pm

Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes, are borderline diabetic, or that you are at risk to develop diabetes? If so, you are not alone. There are 84 million Americans who have pre-diabetes. Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have “pre-diabetes” — blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but …
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Healthy Kitchen: Healthy Snacks Made Simple and Delicious

July 23, 2019|3:00pm

The Healthy Kitchen team is back, and it’s time to refresh your snack repertoire! If you are looking for some healthy and tasty new snack ideas this summer, then this is the class for you. The team has put a new spin on some “tried and true” recipes as well as offering all new creations. …
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Webinar: Diabetes Prevention – How to Reduce Your Risk

July 23, 2019|12:00pm

Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes, are borderline diabetic, or that you are at risk to develop diabetes? If so, you are not alone. There are 84 million Americans who have pre-diabetes. Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have “pre-diabetes” — blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but …
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Sleepless at Stanford? Current approaches for insomnia management.

July 24, 2019|12:00pm

This talk will provide an overview of insomnia disorder and review the state-of-the science for current approaches for insomnia management, including at home and in-clinic treatment resources. Instructor: Norah Simpson, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Stanford Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences To Register: -Log into your BeWell Page -Click Berries -Choose any Berry Category (ie. …
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Intuitive Intelligence Meditation

July 24, 2019|12:00pm

Increase your intuitive intelligence, while sharpening your mind. Accessing your intuition is like having a GPS guide you through your professional and personal life. Intuition enhances your logical mind, providing you with a “gut check” to aid with discernment and choices. You may have already experienced moments of being guided by your intuitive wisdom. Imagine …
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Summertime in Your Garden

July 24, 2019|5:30pm

This class is co-sponsored with the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences. Summer is an exciting time in the garden. Warm temperatures and long days mean fast growth and development and the beginnings of the harvest season. Join us in this 4-session class at the O’Donohue Stanford Educational Farm to learn about strategies for …
wellness event

Spinefulness – Summer Foundations Intensive

July 24, 2019|12:00pm

Are you plagued by chronic tension, stress, aches, or pains? Are you fit, but injured? Whether you are a high performance athlete or someone who sits all day, having your bones work for you, instead of against you, will relieve your pain and allow your body to regain its natural strength and efficiency. In this …
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The Power of the Pause Meditation Retreat at Stanford

July 24, 2019|9:30am

For thousands of years, people have taken contemplative retreats, time spent away from one’s normal life, for the purpose of cultivating resilience and equanimity, while deepening meaning, compassion, and wisdom. This Saturday immersion retreat offers you the experience of listening deeply to your body, spirit, and mind while being guided by an experienced teacher in …
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Equine-imity – Stress Reduction In the Company of Horses

July 25, 2019|4:00pm

Do you wonder what it means to be “healthy as a horse?” This 4-week course uses the horse-human relationship to enhance our ability to breathe deeply and relax, to self-regulate our emotions, and to apply other stress relief techniques. Horses help us develop these skills through their magnificent strength, grace, and reading of body language. …
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Spinefulness – Summer Foundations Intensive

July 25, 2019|12:00pm

Are you plagued by chronic tension, stress, aches, or pains? Are you fit, but injured? Whether you are a high performance athlete or someone who sits all day, having your bones work for you, instead of against you, will relieve your pain and allow your body to regain its natural strength and efficiency. In this …
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Public Tour | Memorial Church

July 26, 2019|1:00pm

Stone carvings, mosaics, and stained glass make Stanford Memorial Church the University’s architectural crown jewel. It was one of the earliest, and is still among the most prominent, interdenominational churches in the West. Meet at the church entrance in the Main Quad Public Tours: Fridays at 1 pm and last Sunday of the month at 11:30 …
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Windhover

July 27, 2019|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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Public Tour | Windhover

July 27, 2019|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 Samuel Morris Way Public Tours: Saturdays at 11 am
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Spinefulness – Summer Foundations Intensive

July 27, 2019|10:30am

Are you plagued by chronic tension, stress, aches, or pains? Are you fit, but injured? Whether you are a high performance athlete or someone who sits all day, having your bones work for you, instead of against you, will relieve your pain and allow your body to regain its natural strength and efficiency. In this …
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Public Tour | Memorial Church

July 28, 2019|11:30am

Stone carvings, mosaics, and stained glass make Stanford Memorial Church the University’s architectural crown jewel. It was one of the earliest, and is still among the most prominent, interdenominational churches in the West. Meet at the church entrance in the Main Quad Public Tours: Fridays at 1 pm and last Sunday of the month at 11:30 …
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Group Drumming: Making Rhythm and Music for your Body, Mind, and Heart

July 29, 2019|5:15pm

Experience the release of workday cares and the joyful energy of making rhythm and music in community with others. Research findings support the physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits of group music making. Participating in musical activities can reduce stress, foster relaxation, increase alpha brain wave activity, enhance creative thinking, help regulate our nervous system, …
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Living with Intention for a More Fulfilling Life

July 29, 2019|4:00pm

Research shows that living a life of intention and purpose provides fulfillment and contributes to longevity. Yet often, our days are filled with commitments, and little time is spent doing what is most important to us. This can be exhausting and overwhelming at times. How can we rediscover what is most important to us and …
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Food Trends: Where Are We Now? The Evidence Behind Popular Foods and Diets

July 29, 2019|12:00pm

Is that gluten-filled muffin causing my abdomen to expand? Should I be fasting every other day for optimal weight control? Does turmeric truly reduce inflammation? Join us in the this 3-session course to learn tools that will help you discern fact over fad regarding food and diet trends. Enhance your knowledge related to current popular …
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Own Your Morning, Own Your Day

July 29, 2019|12:00pm

Do you tend to awaken in the morning already feeling rushed and behind? Before you know it, the day has passed by in a frenzied blur, creating stress and anxiety. Many health experts, influencers, and successful entrepreneurs champion the benefits of an energizing and structured morning routine. Taking time early in the day for exercise, …
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Own Your Morning, Own Your Day

July 29, 2019|12:00pm

Do you tend to awaken in the morning already feeling rushed and behind? Before you know it, the day has passed by in a frenzied blur, creating stress and anxiety. Many health experts, influencers, and successful entrepreneurs champion the benefits of an energizing and structured morning routine. Taking time early in the day for exercise, …
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Food Trends: Where Are We Now? The Evidence Behind Popular Foods and Diets

July 29, 2019|12:00pm

Is that gluten-filled muffin causing my abdomen to expand? Should I be fasting every other day for optimal weight control? Does turmeric truly reduce inflammation? Join us in the this 3-session course to learn tools that will help you discern fact over fad regarding food and diet trends. Enhance your knowledge related to current popular …
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

July 30, 2019|7:00pm

Co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. 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 UMass Stress …
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Empathy and Respect in Action: How Building a Strong Community Boosts Resilience

July 30, 2019|12:00pm

Want to transform your good will into positive change? Research has shown that volunteerism not only has a positive impact on happiness, self-esteem, and life satisfaction, but also increases our sense of control and our physical health. Empathy, the ability to put ourselves in others’ shoes and experience their pain, can feel depleting. But, by …
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Webinar: Know Thine Emotional Self: How Emotional Intelligence Leads to Happiness, Success, and Better Relationships

July 30, 2019|12:00pm

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in an effective and positive way. By developing emotional intelligence, individuals can improve communication, reduce their anxiety and stress, defuse conflicts, improve relationships, better empathize with other, and more effectively overcome life’s challenges. Like switching from one language to another, engaging with our …
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Webinar: Know Thine Emotional Self: How Emotional Intelligence Leads to Happiness, Success, and Better Relationships

July 30, 2019|12:00pm

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in an effective and positive way. By developing emotional intelligence, individuals can improve communication, reduce their anxiety and stress, defuse conflicts, improve relationships, better empathize with other, and more effectively overcome life’s challenges. Like switching from one language to another, engaging with our …
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Webinar: Know Thine Emotional Self: How Emotional Intelligence Leads to Happiness and Success

July 30, 2019|12:00pm

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in an effective and positive way. By developing emotional intelligence, individuals can improve communication, reduce their anxiety and stress, defuse conflicts, improve relationships, better empathize with other, and more effectively overcome life’s challenges. Like switching from one language to another, engaging with our …
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Be the Change: Live the Upstander Life

July 31, 2019|12:00pm

Have you ever wanted to intervene but don’t know how? Or been in a situation where you want to say/do something, but you feel frozen? There are several factors (e.g. biases, barriers, cultural norms) that influence why and how we choose to intervene or not intervene. Through interactive activities, you will learn about these factors …
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Intuitive Intelligence Meditation

July 31, 2019|12:00pm

Increase your intuitive intelligence, while sharpening your mind. Accessing your intuition is like having a GPS guide you through your professional and personal life. Intuition enhances your logical mind, providing you with a “gut check” to aid with discernment and choices. You may have already experienced moments of being guided by your intuitive wisdom. Imagine …
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Summertime in Your Garden

July 31, 2019|5:30pm

This class is co-sponsored with the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences. Summer is an exciting time in the garden. Warm temperatures and long days mean fast growth and development and the beginnings of the harvest season. Join us in this 4-session class at the O’Donohue Stanford Educational Farm to learn about strategies for …
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Understanding the Science of Willpower: Managing Your Weight, Exercise, and Other Health Challenges

July 31, 2019|12:00pm

Willpower is a mind-body response, not a virtue that some people seem to have and others don’t. Understanding willpower will enable you to develop the ability to do what you want for yourself. Self-control is like a muscle and can be strengthened. You can learn the right habits, techniques, and strategies, based on the science …
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Understanding the Science of Willpower In Managing Your Weight, Exercise, and Other Health Challenges

July 31, 2019|12:00pm

Willpower is a mind-body response, not a virtue that some people seem to have and others don’t. Understanding willpower will enable you to develop the ability to do what you want for yourself. Self-control is like a muscle and can be strengthened. You can learn the right habits, techniques, and strategies, based on the science …
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Understanding the Science of Willpower In Managing Your Weight, Exercise, and Other Health Challenges

July 31, 2019|12:00pm

Willpower is a mind-body response, not a virtue that some people seem to have and others don’t. Understanding willpower will enable you to develop the ability to do what you want for yourself. Self-control is like a muscle and can be strengthened. You can learn the right habits, techniques, and strategies, based on the science …