Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff.
Prerequisites: Either you have attended an “Introduction to Mindfulness” workshop at Harvard; you have completed “The Basics” course on the Ten Percent Happier app (available for free to all benefits-eligible faculty and staff); or you have a well-established personal mindfulness practice. For more info about these prerequisites, visit: hr.harvard.edu/mindfulness.
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Prerequisite: Participation in this workshop is limited to individuals who have already participated in a “Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence” workshop with Paul Fulton at Harvard.
Description: Participants of Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence are invited back for a deeper dive into the learnings, a mindful meditation, and to discuss your questions. This follow-up session is held within a month of the first session.
Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Nov 01 2021 except Mon Aug 09 2021, Mon Aug 23 2021, Mon Sep 06 2021. Also includes Mon Aug 02 2021, Mon Aug 16 2021, Mon Aug 30 2021, Mon Sep 13 2021.
8:30am to 11:00am
PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with Harvard’s Coronavirus Guidelines, the University’s New Employee Welcome and Orientation program has changed from being an in-person session to a virtual online session. Please use the links on the right to sign up for an upcoming Orientation session. A few days before your scheduled session, you will be sent instructions for accessing the online Orientation. If you have already signed up for an upcoming session, no extra steps are required.
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 20 2021 except Mon Oct 11 2021.
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.