Wellbeing

2019 Oct 23

2020 Benefits Open Enrollment

Wed Oct 23 (All day) to Wed Nov 6 (All day)

Location: 

Online
This is your annual opportunity to review your benefits options and choose the ones that best meet your needs and those of your family. Open Enrollment packages will be mailed to homes in mid-October and additional information will be available online this fall.
2019 Oct 16

Smartphone Photography: Capturing the Colors of Autumn (multiple sessions)

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 30 2019 .
1:30pm to 3:30pm

1:30pm to 3:30pm
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Capture the drama of fall, when landscapes present a vivid array of colors and the palette is most striking. Professional photographer Nancy Katz will introduce fundamental concepts of landscape photography and then teach techniques for getting the best photographs from your smartphone camera. You will capture images in dynamic color and muted shades, then learn to enhance them using a host of editing tools provided in the Snapseed App. For best results, bring your smartphone and a commitment to completing the weekly homework assignments. Class will take place indoors and out.  ...

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2019 Oct 05

Active Aging Week: Try Tai Chi

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building Lawn
Join Harvard’s Master Yon Lee and learn about the practice of tai chi, an ancient Chinese tradition, often described as meditation in motion. Tai chi has the potential to prevent and remedy many health conditions that are associated with aging. Move through a series of gentle, fluid movements with Master Yon Lee during an hour-long session outdoors in the peaceful surroundings of the Arnold Arboretum. Beginners welcome.

Free, registration required

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2019 Oct 03

Active Aging Week: Yoga for Healthy Aging

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building Lawn

Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses and breathing techniques in the tranquil setting of the Arnold Arboretum. All ability levels welcome. Chairs will be available, if needed, to aid in a more gentle form of yoga.

In the case of inclement weather, the session will move indoors (Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall).

Free, registration is limited and required at my.arboretum.harvard.edu

2019 Oct 01

Active Aging Week: Try Tai Chi

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building Lawn
Join Harvard’s Master Yon Lee and learn about the practice of tai chi, an ancient Chinese tradition, often described as meditation in motion. Tai chi has the potential to prevent and remedy many health conditions that are associated with aging. Move through a series of gentle, fluid movements with Master Yon Lee during an hour-long session outdoors in the peaceful surroundings of the Arnold Arboretum. Beginners welcome.

Free, registration required

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.... Read more about Active Aging Week: Try Tai Chi
2019 Sep 22

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

9:00am to 11:00am
9:00am to 11:00am
9:00am to 11:00am
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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2019 Sep 15

Morning Yoga at the Arboretum

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Oct 06 2019 .
10:00am to 11:00am

10:00am to 11:00am
10:00am to 11:00am
10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building Lawn
Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Arnold Arboretum.

In the case of inclement weather, the session will move indoors (Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall).

Free, registration is limited and required at my.arboretum.harvard.edu

2019 Sep 14

Fall Birding

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 05 2019 .
8:00am to 9:30am

8:00am to 9:30am
8:00am to 9:30am
8:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

This autumn, experience the birds of the Arboretum with expert birder and Arboretum volunteer, Bob Mayer and/or staff birding aficionado, Brendan Keegan. Catch a glimpse of migrating birds as they fly south and get acquainted with our resident birds as well. Bring binoculars if you have them; some binoculars will be available to share. Beginners and seasoned birders are welcome. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209 the day before.

Mayer: 2 Saturdays, Sept 14 (meet at Arborway Gate), Sept 28 (...

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2019 Oct 24

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - Longwood Campus

2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

TMEC Atrium, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston MA

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

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2019 Oct 22

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - Cambridge

11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

Smith Campus Center, 75 Mt. Auburn St, 2nd Floor

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

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2019 Oct 21

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - HBS Publishing

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

HBS Publishing, 20 Guest St, Brighton MA

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

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2019 Oct 16

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - HBS

11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

HBS, Spangler Hall, Williams Room, Allston

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

Read more about 2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - HBS

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