Repeats every month on the 14 of September until Tue Sep 14 2021 . Also includes Tue Sep 28 2021, Tue Oct 05 2021, Wed Oct 13 2021, Tue Nov 09 2021, Thu Jan 27 2022, Wed Mar 16 2022, Thu Apr 28 2022, Wed Jun 15 2022.
This 90 minute virtual session helps managers learn ways to navigate and maintain any post-pandemic hybrid work environment they are working in. Managers will explore how a hybrid work environment impacts the team dynamic and calls upon new, possibly different ways to manage, communicate, and collaborate. This session will allow for some peer-to-peer discussion and learning about specific challenges from the group.
If there’s one thing we know to be true, it’s that life is never as certain as we’d like it to be. And while we can typically handle uncertainty in small doses, exceptionally disruptive events may leave us feeling isolated, anxious, and overwhelmed. We will examine how to regulate fast-moving streams of information from the outside: news reports, work demands, interactions with others – as well as equally fast-moving streams of information from within: thoughts, feelings, worries, and hopes. In doing so, we will establish an attitude of ease and stability,...
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.
Everyone experiences stressful days at work, but how we respond to stress makes a significant difference in work performance, the quality of our interactions, and how we feel both physically and mentally. In this program, participants are taught to recognize the early signs of stress as well as the sources of stress. In addition, they will learn how mindfulness enables them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner.
Prerequisites: Either you have attended an “Introduction to Mindfulness” workshop at Harvard; you have completed “The Basics...