Wellbeing

  • 2019 Sep 24

    Farmer's Market at Harvard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 26 2019 except Tue Aug 27 2019.
    12:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    As summer returns, so too does the Farmers’ Market at Harvard, which runs on Tuesday from mid-June through November (Noon-6pm). For the 2019 season, the Market will run June 11 through November 26. Vendor applications for the 2019 Market will be online February 1st. 

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    The Market was founded in 2005, and operates on The Plaza outside Harvard’s Science Center (near the corner of Oxford and Kirkland Streets). The Farmers’ Market at Harvard...

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  • 2019 Sep 24

    Tai Chi in Harvard Yard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Mon Sep 30 2019 except Tue May 21 2019, Tue May 28 2019.
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church Lawn, Harvard Yard

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Tai Chi by Harvard's Master Yon Lee every Tuesday, 5pm-6pm from May through September.

    Meet in Harvard Yard on the Memorial Church Lawn on Tuesdays weekly from 5-6pm, steady rain cancels. There will be no classes on May 21 or 28 due to Commencement. 

    All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required. For a complete list of wellness programs, please visit...

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  • 2019 Sep 25

    Communicating at Work (University-Wide)

    Repeats every month on the 20 of June until Thu Jun 20 2019 . Also includes Wed Sep 25 2019.
    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

    Cost: $50

    Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here

  • 2019 Sep 25

    O&I at Longwood Medical Area

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 11 2019 except Wed Jul 17 2019, Wed Jul 31 2019, Wed Aug 07 2019, Wed Aug 21 2019, Wed Sep 04 2019, Wed Sep 18 2019, Wed Oct 02 2019, Wed Oct 09 2019, Wed Oct 23 2019, Wed Nov 13 2019, Wed Nov 27 2019.
    11:00am to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 190 Longwood Avenue (REB entrance)

    M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!  

    For large orders and orders for trolley passes and Body Mechanics vouchers, please order online in advance by 3pm on Tuesday and request LMA pick up.

    Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and some other Harvard affiliates that offers a dynamic menu of (1) date-specific event tickets for a wide variety of performing arts (music, dance, theater) and professional sports, (2)...

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  • 2019 Sep 25

    Zumba on the Plaza

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Sep 25 2019 except Wed Aug 28 2019.
    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Zumba classes on the Plaza on Wednesdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm, weather permitting. Zumba is an aerobic dance fitness program using movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.  All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

  • 2019 Sep 26

    Communicating at Work for Managers

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    This session explores communication styles and techniques for effective communication within the nuanced relationship of manager and staff member. You will gain insight into your personal communication style and the impact it has on your team. You will also learn techniques for delivering feedback, asking questions, and listening and how your style my flavor how you use these skills.

    NOTE: Some concepts and activities in this workshop are drawn from another CWD course, Communicating at Work. While this session is focused on managerial communication, there is a...

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  • 2019 Sep 27

    Club Passim Summer Concert Series

    Repeats every month on the 21 of June until Fri Jun 21 2019 . Also includes Fri Jul 05 2019, Fri Jul 19 2019, Fri Aug 02 2019, Fri Aug 16 2019, Fri Aug 30 2019, Fri Sep 13 2019, Fri Sep 27 2019.
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    Stop by the Plaza every other Friday throughout the summer from 12pm-1pm for live music from Club Passim!

    Club Passim has been a cornerstone of the arts community of New England for over half a century. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Club Passim is one of the few "listening rooms" in the greater Boston/Cambridge area. They present music with a folk aesthetic, emphasizing the relationship between performers, patrons, teachers, and students. If you are a Harvard student, be sure to bring your Harvard ID to apply for your ...

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  • 2019 Sep 29

    Fall Forest Bathing

    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Sep 29 2019 . Also includes Sun Oct 20 2019, Sun Oct 27 2019, Sun Nov 03 2019.
    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

    Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community.  

    This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a series of gentle sensory-opening invitations that welcome us to notice more of our natural surroundings.  By deepening our connection with the natural world and each other,...

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