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Waist Management

February 01, 2017|12:15pm

What can you do about that annoying layer of fat around the middle? Is the answer Pilates? Abdominal crunches? Brisk walking? Aerobics? A low-carb diet? Does low intensity exercise burn more fat, or do you go for the afterburn? Why is your waist bigger now than it used to be? Do the fat cells in …
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Waist Management

February 01, 2017|12:15pm

What can you do about that annoying layer of fat around the middle? Is the answer, Pilates? Abdominal crunches? Brisk walking? Aerobics? A low-carb diet? Does low intensity exercise burn more fat, or do you go for the afterburn? Why is your waist bigger now than it used to be? Do the fat cells in …
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Losing Weight Together: Working with Your Partner to Make Sustainable Lifestyle Changes

February 01, 2017|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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CPR & AED

February 02, 2017|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 cards will be sent out 3 weeks after the cla
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CPR and AED

February 02, 2017|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 weeks after …
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Healthy Kitchen: Winter Comfort Foods

February 03, 2017|11:30am

Are you rooting around for winter vegetable recipes? Looking for some tasty soups to help keep you warm in this chilly weather? Please join us for a class that focuses on hearty, healthy, and delicious winter recipes to incorporate into your seasonal recipe rotation. We will sample warm soups and chilis, taste a variety of …
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Healthy Kitchen: Winter Comfort Foods

February 03, 2017|11:30am

Are you rooting around for winter vegetable recipes? Looking for some tasty soups to help keep you warm in this chilly weather? Please join us for a class that focuses on hearty, healthy, and delicious winter recipes to incorporate into your seasonal recipe rotation. We will sample warm soups and chilis, taste a variety of …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

February 04, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Wisdom Therapy Applied to Stress and Anger Management

February 04, 2017|9:00am

Our relationships, work, health, and school, can be stressful and/or fulfilling. Wise perspectives and decisions enable us to better cope with life challenges and do so with greater happiness. Wisdom Therapy has been established as an effective way to address anger, stress, anxiety, and relationship and office conflicts while simultaneously enhancing health, productivity, and life …
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Wisdom Therapy Applied to Stress and Anger Management

February 04, 2017|9:00am

Our relationships, work, health, and school, can be stressful and/or fulfilling. Wise perspectives and decisions enable us to better cope with life challenges and do so with greater happiness. Wisdom Therapy has been established as an effective way to address anger, stress, anxiety, and relationship and office conflicts while simultaneously enhancing health, productivity, and life …
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First Aid

February 09, 2017|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.
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Noon Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 09, 2017|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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First Aid

February 09, 2017|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 weeks after the class.
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Aging at Home with Chronic Illness

February 09, 2017|7:00pm

Presented by Stanford Health Library Dr. Lin will discuss best practices and new technology to assist aging at home for patients and their caregivers focusing on challenges with mobility, memory loss, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. He will draw from the medical literature and his own experiences at Stanford leading a team of medical students …
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Sleep Made Simple: Clinical Strategies for Improving Sleep

February 09, 2017|12:00pm

Not sleeping well? Struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep? Do you want to improve your sleep without the use of medication? In our upcoming talk, Dr. Britney Blair will provide a thorough overview of why sleep is vital to overall health, how sleep works, what gets in the way of healthy sleep, and what …
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Trigger Happy: Navigating the Difficult Conversations that Lead to Health & Happiness

February 10, 2017|12:00pm

Do you find yourself reacting, internalizing, lashing out, or avoiding when it comes to the difficult (and important) conversations in life? This workshop is designed to help you better understand yourself so you can speak more effectively with others. We’ll talk about automatic thoughts, unhealthy thought patterns, and how to use mindfulness as a means …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

February 11, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Stanford Coordinated Care – Open House

February 14, 2017|5:30pm

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 team or email coordinatedcare@stanfordhealthcare.org
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Breathing for Longevity, Love & Livelihood

February 15, 2017|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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Safe and Confident Winter Cycling

February 16, 2017|5:30pm

Biking safely continues to be an important healthy way to increase exercise, lower stress, save money, reduce traffic congestion with its related anxiety, and protect the environment. It’s important to know how to overcome the barriers that may get in the way such as darkness, cold, and rain, so your healthy endeavors may be sustained …
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Building Resilience and Reducing Stress: Tools and HeartMath Technology to Add Heart and Energy to Your Life

February 16, 2017|1:30pm

We all have the power to use our hearts to transform our stress, our lives, and our world. This fun, interactive science-based program teaches you techniques you can immediately apply to increase focus and energy, improve sleep, and reduce the symptoms of stress and anxiety. Each participant will receive a biometric device that helps to …
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Noon Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 16, 2017|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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HeartMath: Building Resilience and Reducing Stress

February 16, 2017|1:30pm

We all have the power to use our hearts to transform our stress, our life and our world. This fun, interactive science-based program teaches you techniques you can immediately apply to increase focus and energy, improve sleep, and reduce the symptoms of stress and anxiety. Each participant will receive a biometric device that helps to manage …
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Safe and Confident Winter Cycling

February 16, 2017|5:30pm

Biking safely continues to be an important healthy way to increase exercise, lower stress, save money, reduce traffic congestion with its related anxiety, and protect the environment. It’s important to know how to overcome the barriers that may get in the way such as darkness, cold, and rain, so your healthy endeavors may be sustained …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

February 18, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Healthy Friends, Healthy Behaviors: The Power of Influence

February 21, 2017|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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Farmers’ Market

February 21, 2017|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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Noon Meditation for Staff and Faculty

February 23, 2017|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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Fat Loss Programming for Busy People

February 23, 2017|12:00pm

Losing body fat is challenging when you are busy supporting work and life, so give yourself an advantage. In this workshop, we will discuss the difference between weight loss and fat loss and their relative impact on your health. We will explore exercise methods that ramp up your metabolism. You will learn how to cut …
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Vitality 101 & 102: Make Some Time for Yourself

February 23, 2017|12:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: This class consists of 2 sessions on 2/23 and 3/2 Imagine this…despite your uber-busy and demanding schedule, you miraculously have time to think about your present and future.  You have time to refresh and restore so you can do what you need to and want to do both at work and at home. …
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Fat Loss Fitness Programming for Busy People

February 23, 2017|12:00pm

Losing body fat is challenging when you are busy supporting work and life, so give yourself an advantage. In this workshop, we will discuss the difference between weight loss and fat loss, and their relative impact on your health. We will explore exercsie methods that ramp up your metabolism. You will also learn how to …
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Weeding for Wellness

February 23, 2017|7:00am

Start the day off right at the O’Donohue Family Educational Farm! Every session begins with warm herbal tea with herbs picked from the farm to be followed by some light stretching and thereputic weeding. To close each session the group leader shares some potery.  This acivity is held every Thursday morning unless otherwise noted on the …
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Information Session: China Scholarships – Schwarzman, Yenching Academy and more

February 23, 2017|4:00pm

China Scholarships Information Session – Schwarzman, Yenching Academy and more.  The Overseas Resource Center (ORC) works with undergraduates and graduate students, post-docs as well as recent alumni pursuing scholarships for study and research abroad. For more information on overseas scholarships, please visit our website Contact Diane Murk at dmurk@stanford.edu To set up an advising appointment, …
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Cafe Scientifique: Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Cancer

February 23, 2017|7:00pm

with Edgar G. Engleman, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Stanford Blood Center Dr Engleman will provide an overview of the tumor immunotherapy field (described as “red hot”) and recent discoveries in his blood center lab.  
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Windhover Saturday Tours

February 25, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Fat Loss Fitness Programming for Busy People

February 28, 2017|12:00pm

Losing body fat is challenging when you are busy supporting work and life, so give yourself an advantage. In this workshop, we will discuss the difference between weight loss and fat loss, and their relative impact on your health. We will explore exercsie methods that ramp up your metabolism. You will also learn how to …
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Lighten Up: How to be Less Stressed About Stress

February 28, 2017|12:00pm

How can you keep a clear, cool head while under stress? We know from experience (and cutting edge research) that trying to push stress away is a waste of energy, but we keep hearing how bad stress is for us. Stress is not going to disappear, and yet recent studies suggest that a “stress is …
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Lighten Up: How to be Less Stressed About Stress

February 28, 2017|12:00pm

How can you keep a clear, cool head while under stress? We know from experience (and cutting edge research) that trying to push stress away is a waste of energy, but we keep hearing how bad stress is for us! Stress is not going to disappear, and yet recent studies suggest that a “stress is …
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Walking the Windhover Labyrinth

February 28, 2017|5:30pm

The Office for Religious Life (ORL) and HIP are collaborating to offer a labyrinth walking fundamentals workshop. This 2-session program will provide you with knowledge of the rich history and stress reduction and resilience-building benefits of the contemplative practice of labyrinth walking. Each session will begin in the classroom followed by a practicum of walking …
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“Om” Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

February 28, 2017|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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The Resilient Spirit- A seminar to live life fully and fearlessly

February 28, 2017|12:00pm

Register Here A constant in life is change and we never know when or what is going to evolve. How we greet set backs, stressors, and difficulty can make all the difference in who we become in this life. Resilience is the ability to bounce back with greater wisdom, compassion, and capacity. Resilience is something …
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Farmers’ Market

February 28, 2017|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 …