Events: 7th 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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How to Regulate the Nervous System and Restore Healthy Sleep_1250779

October 07, 2020 | 12:00pm

Research has shown that good sleep is vital for health and well-being. Yet for many who suffer from stress and anxiety, a good night’s sleep remains an elusive dream. Their sleepless nights are filled with restlessness and a racing mind, and they face each new day depleted rather than restored. Stress reactivity manifests through symptoms …