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2021 Mar 12

Mindful Parenting 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents increases our capacity to form strong bonds with all the members of our family. This is because the practice of mindfulness cultivates the conditions of openness and receptivity in which communication and emotional connection to naturally flourish. In this free workshop, we will learn about becoming more mindful people as well as more mindful parents, able to navigate the inevitable waves of joy and frustration that accompany every parent’s experience with a greater sense of ease. This course will have sessions in different age...

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2021 Feb 12

Mindful Parenting (Ages 0 - 10)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents increases our capacity to form strong bonds with all the members of our family. This is because the practice of mindfulness cultivates the conditions of openness and receptivity in which communication and emotional connection to naturally flourish. In this free workshop, we will learn about becoming more mindful people as well as more mindful parents, able to navigate the inevitable waves of joy and frustration that accompany every parent’s experience with a greater sense of ease. This course will have sessions in different age...

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2021 Feb 12

Mindful Parenting (Ages 11 - 18)

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents increases our capacity to form strong bonds with all the members of our family. This is because the practice of mindfulness cultivates the conditions of openness and receptivity in which communication and emotional connection naturally flourish. In this free workshop, we will learn about becoming more mindful people as well as more mindful parents, able to navigate the inevitable waves of joy and frustration that accompany every parent’s experience with a greater sense of ease. This course will have sessions in different age groups...

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2021 Mar 10

Managing Daily Stress 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

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. Participants in the introductory “Mindfulness and Stress” course will have learned to recognize the early signs of stress as well as the sources of stress and how regular mindfulness practice can enable them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner.   In Mindfulness and Stress 2.0, the instructor will offer insights and refinements around...

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2021 Feb 10

Managing Daily Stress

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

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 regular mindfulness practice can enable them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner.

Audience: All benefits - eligible Central Administration employees
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2021 Mar 24

Introduction to Mindfulness

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives.

Participants will be introduced to meditation practices teaching them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

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2021 Jan 27

Introduction to Mindfulness

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives.

Participants will be introduced to meditation practices teaching them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

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2021 Feb 19

How to Bring Mindfulness to Remote Work 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Participants of How to Bring Mindfulness to Remote Work 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. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: How to Bring Mindfulness to Remote Work.

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2021 Jan 15

How to Bring Mindfulness to Remote Work

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

For many of us, our lives have suddenly turned upside down. How can we bring mindful awareness to our new routines of working from home? Learn how to get work done and collaborate more effectively with others, and how to care for your own needs in the process. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: Introduction to Mindfulness, Ten Percent Happier, or a current mindfulness practice.

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2021 Feb 25

Caring for Yourself, and Caring for Others 2.0

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Participants of Caring for Yourself and Caring for Others 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. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: Caring for Yourself and Caring for Others.

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2021 Jan 21

Caring for Yourself, and Caring for Others, Through Mindfulness

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

In times of great turmoil and anxiety—when so many people in our own lives, and in society at large, urgently need our help – the contemplative practices of mindfulness can seem counterintuitive.  Some wonder, is sitting here quietly, focusing on my breath, really helping anyone? But just as a warrior must put on armor, and just as doctors must put on personal protective equipment to safeguard themselves, so, too, do the practices of mindfulness prepare our hearts and minds to effectively and sustainably support those around us.

In this program, we will explore...

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2021 Apr 26

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

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.

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2021 Apr 19

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

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.

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2021 Apr 12

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

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.

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2021 Apr 05

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

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.

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