Events: 4th October 2020

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)_1250768

September 22, 2020 | 07:00pm

This class is 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 online class is modeled on the program taught …
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Mindfulness in Your Home Garden_1250776

September 23, 2020 | 05:30pm

Rediscover your home garden as a place of productivity, nourishment, and refuge in this 4-week online engagement class. You will have the opportunity to explore your garden from new angles both literally and figuratively through structured activities drawing from traditions of nature observation, agricultural science, and mindfulness that will reveal unique elements of your garden’s …
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Enhancing Resilience by Cultivating a Contemplative Lifestyle_1250770

September 28, 2020 | 12:00pm

Resilience is fundamental to health and well-being, especially in this unprecedented time. Stanford longitudinal population studies have identified that people whose lifestyles include contemplative practices are currently experiencing greater resilience, as well as better physical and emotional health, including less anxiety, distress and depression. This class will help cultivate your resilience-building contemplative lifestyle to promote …
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Food Trends – The Evidence Behind Popular Foods and Diets_1250763

October 01, 2020 | 12:00pm

Is that sugar in your diet shortening your lifespan? Should you be fasting every other day for optimal weight control? How about keto? Does turmeric truly improve your immune system? How about those other superfoods? Join us in this 3-session online course to learn tools that will help you discern truth over fiction regarding food …
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Meditation Toolkit – Prepare the Mind and Body for a Deeper Experience_1250781

October 02, 2020 | 12:00pm

Have you ever found yourself struggling to calm the mind or clear your thoughts during meditation? The first step towards a profound meditation experience is complete relaxation of body and mind. Often the stress we store in our bodies holds us back from experiencing the deep calm within. In this two-session online class, we will …
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CBD 2020: Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

October 04, 2020 | 04:00pm

For most of us, breathing is an automatic function, just something we do 25,000 times a day. But the new science of breath is showing us that how we take in and exhale breath can have a significant and lasting impact on immune health, athletic endurance, mental states, and lifespan. Science journalist James Nestor embedded with …