Repeats every week every Monday until Mon May 23 2022 except Mon Oct 11 2021, Mon Dec 27 2021, Mon Feb 21 2022, Mon Apr 18 2022.
10:00am to 11:00am
As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.
No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.
Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Jun 27 2022 except Mon Aug 09 2021, Mon Aug 23 2021, Mon Sep 06 2021, Mon Dec 27 2021, Mon May 02 2022, Mon May 16 2022, Mon May 30 2022. Also includes Mon Aug 02 2021, Mon Aug 16 2021, Mon Aug 30 2021, Mon Sep 13 2021, Mon Jan 03 2022, Mon Mar 21 2022, Mon Apr 11 2022, Mon Apr 25 2022, Mon May 09 2022, Mon May 23 2022, Mon Jun 06 2022.
8:30am to 11:00am
Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.
This is Birding 101, a two-hour walk suitable for beginners as well as more experienced birders, led by Bob Mayer, Arboretum docent and intrepid birder. The Arnold Arboretum is an excellent landscape to see both year-round birds and those that are migrating through on their way north. Bring binoculars if you have them, and download a checklist of birds from our website.
Ponds near the Forest Hills Gate, Arnold Arboretum
Join our lilac-savy docent, Chris, for a tour of the Arboretum’s renowned lilac collection. You’ll hear stories of people and plants, and learn about some of our many special lilacs. Meet at the map table by the three ponds near the Forest Hills Gate. If you are coming in through the Arborway Gate...
Repeats every month on the 3 of February until Thu Feb 03 2022 . Also includes Tue Mar 01 2022, Tue Apr 05 2022, Wed Apr 27 2022, Thu May 05 2022, Thu May 19 2022, Wed Jun 01 2022, Thu Jun 23 2022.
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Learn the home buying basics, from getting pre-approval for a mortgage, to finding your new home to closing. This session is a great starting point and is conducted by your host for the real estate education series and a preferred Harvard Mortgage Program lender. This session is recommended before signing up for other buyer sessions in the series.
Our parents, older relatives, and other elders in our lives provide a rich source of wisdom, comfort, companionship, and connectedness with our history. But there are also times when the challenges of caring for an individual entering the later stages of life can seem anything but joyous. And if we are simultaneously caring for our own children—especially in exceptional circumstances, when resources are limited, routines are disrupted, and uncertainty abounds—then the strain may become difficult to manage. Tara Healey teaches us mindfulness practice to respond to the challenges of caring...