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Windhover Saturday Tours

July 01, 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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Life Workshop

July 06, 2017|5:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: Class on 7/13 will be held in Health Research Policy (HRP) Building, room 138B. “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard This “Life Workshop” offers a different approach to good health. By reflecting on your own life and listening to others, you will have the …
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Equine-imity—Stress Reduction In the Company of Horses

July 06, 2017|4:00pm

This is a 4-week class. 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 …
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First Fridays: July BeWell give-away

July 07, 2017|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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Windhover Saturday Tours

July 08, 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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Partner Shiatsu for Neck and Shoulder Release

July 10, 2017|6:15pm

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 flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In this …
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Group Drumming – Making Rhythm and Music for your Body, Mind, and Heart

July 10, 2017|5:30pm

Get your week started with some rhythm! Experience the release of workday cares, and the joyful shared 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 and foster relaxation, increase alpha brain wave …
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Partner Shiatsu for Neck and Shoulder Release

July 10, 2017|6:15pm

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 flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In this …
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Farmers’ Market

July 11, 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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Safe and Confident Bicycle Handling Skills Lab

July 11, 2017|5:30pm

If you know how to balance and pedal but would like to improve your bicycle handling skills and confidence, perhaps to prepare for commuting or errand-running, this on-bike, o¡-street practice session is for you. Your instructors will demonstrate, and attend to you as you practice: •Mounting and dismounting confidently •Starting up without hesitation; stopping safely …
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Safe and Confident Bicycle Handling Skills Lab

July 11, 2017|5:30pm

If you know how to balance and pedal but would like to improve your bicycle handling skills and confidence, perhaps to prepare for commuting or errand-running, this on-bike, off-street practice session is for you. Your instructors will demonstrate, and attend to you as you practice: * Mounting and dismounting confidently * Starting up without hesitation; …
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NEW | Exercise Nutrition 101: What Fuel Do I Need?

July 12, 2017|12:00pm

Knowing how to properly fuel your body can help you get the most out of your favorite exercise or activity routine. Whether you go for the after-burn e¡ect from a high intensity workout, the zen in your yoga practice, or most enjoy a post-run endorphin bliss, the appropriate foods at the right time can help …
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Management (MBSR)

July 12, 2017|6:30am

PLEASE NOTE: Class will NOT be held on July 26th. Class on August 9th will be held in Li Ka Shing, room 209. The full MBSR program is now offered for early risers! It has been known for centuries in the meditative traditions, and now widely accepted in western culture, that the sustained practice of …
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Awaken Your Natural Voice

July 12, 2017|12:00pm

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 3-session class, you will learn …
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Exercise Nutrition 101- What Fuel Do I Need?

July 12, 2017|12:00pm

Knowing how to properly fuel your body can help you get the most out of your favorite exercise or activity routine. Whether you go for the after-burn effect from a high intensity workout, the zen in your yoga practice, or most enjoy a post-run endorphin bliss, the appropriate foods at the right time can help …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

July 15, 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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Reiki Energy Healing – Level 1

July 15, 2017|9:30am

Reiki is a natural healing art in which universal life force energy is applied with light touch, either on or slightly above certain areas of the body. This awakens the body’s own wisdom and natural healing powers, inducing a state of deep relaxation and balanced energy. The history, benefits and principles that guide the practice …
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Reiki Energy Healing Level 1

July 15, 2017|9:30am

Reiki is a natural healing art in which universal life force energy is applied with light touch, either on or slightly above certain areas of the body. This awakens the body’s own wisdom and natural healing powers, inducing a state of deep relaxation and balanced energy. The history, benefits and principles that guide the practice …
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Music and the Brain Symposium 2017: Engagement

July 15, 2017|9:30am

Engagement is fundamental to the human experience of music, yet remains challenging to define, quantify, and bring about. This one-day symposium brings together academic and industry researchers in music, neuroscience, cognitive science, and engineering, with the aim of broadening discussions and advancing research on musical engagement. Speakers include Jacek Dmochowski (City College of New York), …
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Summertime in Your Garden

July 17, 2017|5:30pm

This class is co-sponsored with the School of Earth, Energy & 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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Farmers’ Market

July 18, 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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WEBINAR | Why Sweat It? What’s so HOT about Menopause in 2017

July 18, 2017|12:00pm

Most women start to experience symptoms of natural menopause in their mid-40’s to mid- 50’s as ovarian estrogens decline towards the end of their reproductive years. Surgical menopause, i.e. removal of both ovaries, results in an abrupt change, regardless of age. The most common menopausal symptoms, hot flushes and night sweats (which often disrupt sleep), …
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Vitality 101: Finding Your Groove

July 18, 2017|12:00pm

If you want to be excellent, enthusiastic and e¡ective . . .and you want to catch your breath. If you want to have a sense of purpose and joy. . . and you want to be able to connect with colleagues, yourself, family and friends. . . If you want to keep all of the …
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WEBINAR – Why Sweat It? What’s so HOT about Menopause in 2017

July 18, 2017|12:00pm

Most women start to experience symptoms of natural menopause in their mid-40’s to mid-50’s as ovarian estrogens decline towards the end of their reproductive years. Surgical menopause, i.e. removal of both ovaries, results in an abrupt change, regardless of age. The most common menopausal symptoms, hot flushes and night sweats (which often disrupt sleep), may …
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Traditional Oriental Medicine: Self-Care Principles and Practices

July 18, 2017|5:45pm

This practical introduction to the ancient wisdom of Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM), also often called Chinese Medicine, is a 10-session, semi-monthly course, in which knowledge and practical self-care skills are cultivated for the purpose of improving and strengthening the healing potential of your body. You will learn basic TOM, including theories of qi, yin and …
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Vitality 101: Finding Your Groove

July 18, 2017|12:00pm

If you want to be excellent, enthusiastic and effective . . .and you want to catch your breath. If you want to have a sense of purpose and joy. . . and you want to be able to connect with colleagues, yourself, family and friends. . . If you want to keep all of the …
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Happy Gut-Happy Life: A Practical Guide to Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

July 19, 2017|12:00pm

Are digestive issues interfering with your life? Are you confused about what to eat and how best to manage symptoms? If so, please come to this class to learn more about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and find ways you can take charge of your digestive troubles. In these two 1-hour sessions you will learn: IBS …
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Redwood City Screening/Advising appointments

July 19, 2017|7:00am

We’re bringing the BeWell Program Wellness Profile (Screening & Advising appointments) directly to Redwood City: Wednesday, July 19 from 7 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Appointments will be held at: 450 Broadway Pavilion B, 2nd Floor Conference Room Parking is free, and so is your peace of mind knowing you’re closer to your incentive. If you are …
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CPR & AED

July 20, 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. Please note: this is not a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. …
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Why “Weight”? – Get Started Now on a Healthier You

July 20, 2017|7:30am

PLEASE NOTE: The first class on 7/20 will be held in the Health Research Policy (HRP) Building, Room 138B. This 5-week program will help you take the first steps in the process of changing life-long habits related to nutrition, physical activity, weight management, and stress management. Through setting and implementing small goals around lifestyle practices …
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CPR and AED

July 20, 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 3-4 weeks after …
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Seminar on the Heart’s real yearning & Mantra Meditation

July 21, 2017|7:30pm

As human beings, we are always looking for something. Whether it is happiness or peace or adventure or achievement, there’s a fundamental yearning that drives us towards those goals. The Bhagavad Gita helps us discover what that fundamental yearning is and how we can achieve the ultimate satisfaction by thoughtfully addressing it in a positive …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

July 22, 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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NEW | Wisdom Therapy – All You Need is Love…and Wisdom

July 22, 2017|9:00am

Love is beautiful, wonderful, and challenging! It takes many skills to love well and be happy. Without those skills, we can make lots of painful mistakes. Gaining wisdom skills sooner rather than later can significantly enhance relationships and wellbeing and prevent a lot of su¡ering. In this 1-day course, we will identify and practice the …
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Wisdom Therapy – All You Need is Love…and Wisdom

July 22, 2017|9:00am

Love is beautiful, wonderful, and challenging! It takes many skills to love well and be happy. Without those skills, we can make lots of painful mistakes. Gaining wisdom skills sooner rather than later can significantly enhance relationships and wellbeing and prevent a lot of suffering. Inthis 1-day course we will identify and practice the wisdom …
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Farmers’ Market

July 25, 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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NEW WEBINAR | Smoking Cessation: An Integrated Approach

July 25, 2017|12:00pm

After providing a brief overview of smoking (recent history, prevalence, description, and gravity of the problem), Dr. Meunier will focus on the core information regarding the most efficient strategies to stop smoking and will share specific tools that rely on the integration of medications meant to address the physiological and psychological sides of nicotine addiction …
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Pathways of Public Service

July 25, 2017|12:00pm

Looking for ways to make social impact in the world but don’t know where to start? In this course we’ll explore ways to get involved in your local community and beyond! We’ll address the wide variety of ways to facilitate change and take time to identify your own unique interests and abilities. We will then …
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Transitions Workshop: Sending Children Off to College

July 25, 2017|7:00am

“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” Tom Stoppard Any major life transition can bring a bundle of mixed emotions: concerns about letting go and of loss; uneasiness around process and the unknown; and curiosity and hope for new beginnings. Transitioning your children off to college can be doubly challenging, as it …
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WEBINAR – Smoking Cessation: An Integrated Approach

July 25, 2017|12:00pm

After providing a brief overview of smoking (recent history, prevalence, description, and gravity of the problem), Dr. Meunier will focus on the core information regarding the most efficient strategies to stop smoking and will share specific tools that rely on the integration of medications meant to address the physiological and psychological sides of nicotine addiction …
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First Aid

July 27, 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. Register Here
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First Aid

July 27, 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 3-4 weeks after the class.
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Creativity as Your Personal Well-Being Strategy

July 27, 2017|1:30pm

• 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 projects, repair relationship challenges, help …
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Healthy Kitchen: Snacks Made Simple…and Delicious!

July 28, 2017|12:00pm

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 Healthy Kitchen team will repurpose some of our “tried and true” recipes as well as introduce you to all new creations. You will learn how to …
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Healthy Kitchen: Healthy Snacks Made Simple…and Delicious!

July 28, 2017|12:00pm

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 Healthy Kitchen team will repurpose some of our “tried and true” recipes as well as introduce you to all new creations. You will learn how to …
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Lighten Up: How to be Less Stressed About Stress

July 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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Windhover Saturday Tours

July 29, 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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NEW | Mindfulness Walking Meditation in Nature

July 29, 2017|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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Weeding Your Way to Wellness

July 29, 2017|7:00am

This free class is sponsored by School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences. Enjoy a warm cup of tea, freshly brewed from herbs harvested that morning. While enjoying your tea, your instructor Kathy will highlight the many health promoting benefits that weeding your garden can provide. You will also learn weed identification, what weeds can …
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Mindfulness Walking Meditation in Nature

July 29, 2017|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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Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö: Transcend Stresses and Negativities to Reach Full Innate Potential

July 31, 2017|7:00pm

Come and find out the root causes of stresses and negativities in our daily life, how to transcend them through right view and mind training, and our own mind’s hidden power awaiting us to discover. The venerable Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö  is  one  of  the  most influential Tibetan Buddhist scholars and meditation masters, and  the  director  …
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Prediabetes: A Wake Up Call

July 31, 2017|12:00pm

The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes has tripled over the past 30 years. A combination of genetic susceptibility and lifestyle may be responsible for this dramatic increase over such a short span of time. The good news is that those who are at risk can slow the progression and even prevent diabetes from ever …