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4860 Morning Group Meditation (Summer)

Jeanne Mahon
Tuesdays from 8:20AM-8:45AM
114 Mt. Auburn St., 7th Floor Conference Room (Rm 755)
June 6 - August 29
Fee: Free (drop-ins welcome)

Please join us at 8:20AM, Meditation will begin at 8:25am. Come once; come weekly to this informal gathering of meditation. Everyone is welcome – no prior meditation experience is necessary! We will practice a 20 minute meditation. Practice will be eclectic and will include loving kindness meditation, breath meditation, body scan and more! Please arrive promptly at 8:25. To help us communicate if class must be cancelled or relocated, please register through website to provide name and email address.

 

4861 Lunchtime Group Meditation - Drop In

Amanda Ayers
Thursdays from 12:30-1:00pm
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Resource Room, Smith Campus Center
June 1 - August 31
Fee: Free (drop-ins welcome)

Come once; come weekly to this informal gathering of meditation. Everyone is welcome – no prior meditation experience is necessary! We will practice a 20 minute meditation. Practice will be eclectic and will include loving kindness meditation, breath meditation, body scan and more! Please arrive promptly at 12:30. Meditation will start at 12:35pm.

 

4862 Meditation: Calming the Mind Opening the Heart

Begabati Lennihan, RN, CCH
Thursday, 5:30pm-6:30pm
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Resource Rm #620, Smith Campus Center
June 1
Fee: Free (registration required)

Calm the busy thoughts in your mind with concentration practices, relaxation, deep breathing, and guided visualization. Learning to go deep inside yourself and tap into your heart center gives you a vacation from your busy-day mind. The heart has its own power to soothe and calm the mind.

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4864 Desk Relief Yoga and Meditation

Laura Carmen Arena
Wednesday, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monks Room, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Smith Campus Center
June 14
Fee: Free (Registration Required)

At work and need to stretch and refresh? No mat? No problem. Learn how you can regain energy and restore flexibility with brief seated and standing yoga, and a relaxing ten minute guided mindfulness meditation. All adaptable to your work space.

 

4865 Walk Series, June: Fresh Pond

Heidi Wickersham
Wednesday, 4:30pm
Meet at John Harvard Statue at University Hall
June 21
Fee: Free (registration required)

Interested in exploring some local places by foot? Join us for some causal walking tours. Please register for each walk separately. Join us for a walk around Fresh Pond! We will meet by the stairs near the John Harvard Statue at University Hall to walk to Fresh Pond together (30 minutes) and then walk around the pond (2.26 mi - approx. 1 hour).

 

4866 Meditation: Calming the Mind, Opening the Heart

Begabati Lennihan, RN, CCH
Thursday, 12:00pm-1:00pm
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Resource Rm #620, Smith Campus Center
July 6
Fee: Free (registration required)

Calm the busy thoughts in your mind with concentration practices, relaxation, deep breathing, and guided visualization. Learning to go deep inside yourself and tap into your heart center gives you a vacation from your busy-day mind. The heart has its own power to soothe and calm the mind.

Read what people have to say about this class »

 

4867 Walk Series, July: Boardwalk Reserve

Heidi Wickersham
Wednesday, 7:30am
Meet at Alewife T Station
July 26
Fee: Free (registration required)

Interested in exploring some local places by foot? Join us for some causal walking tours. Please register for each walk separately. Join us to explore the boardwalks over open water and wetlands along Alewife Brook near the Alewife T Station. We will meet outside the entrance to the Alewife station to begin the walk and will walk for approx. 1-1.5 hours in two sections of the boardwalk.

 

4868 Yoga and Poetry Class for All Levels

Melissa Lago
Wednesdays from 5:30pm - 6:30pm
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop St., Alumni/ae Room
July 26 - August 1
Fee: Free (registration required)

Yoga and poetry have a grounding power that gives you the opportunity to connect to a deeper part of yourself and to a greater sense of meaning and inner peace. Each class in this two-part series will begin with yoga and be followed by reading and discussing a poem. The yoga practice will be soothing and help you to cultivate strength, flexibility and balance. After calming your mind and preparing for inquiry through yoga, we will read a poem and together glean its wisdom for the ways it may enrich our lives, provide us with new insight, and help us to understand the human experience. These classes are designed to leave you feeling inspired and rejuvenated.

 

4869 Walk Series, August: Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Heidi Wickersham
Wednesday, 4:30pm
Meet at John Harvard Statue at University Hall
August 16
Fee: Free (registration required)

Interested in exploring some local places by foot? Join us for some causal walking tours. Please register for each walk separately. Join us for a stroll down to the historic Mt. Auburn Cemetery just down the road at the end of Brattle Street. We will meet by the stairs near the John Harvard Statue at University Hall to walk to Mt. Auburn Cemetery together (30 minutes) and then walk around the grounds (2 mi - approx. 45 minutes).

 

476000 Morning Group Meditation (Spring)

Jeanne Mahon
Tuesdays from 8:20AM-8:45AM
114 Mt. Auburn St., 7th Floor Conference Room (Rm 755)
January 10 - May 23
Fee: Free (drop-ins welcome)

Please join us at 8:20AM, Meditation will begin at 8:25am. Come once; come weekly to this informal gathering of meditation. Everyone is welcome – no prior meditation experience is necessary! We will practice a 20 minute meditation. Practice will be eclectic and will include loving kindness meditation, breath meditation, body scan and more! Please arrive promptly at 8:25. To help us communicate if class must be cancelled or relocated, please register through website to provide name and email address.

 

476100 Lunchtime Group Meditation - Drop In (Spring)

Jeanne Mahon & Suzanne Westbrook
Thursdays from 12:30-1:00pm
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Resource Room, Smith Campus Center
January 5 - May 25
Fee: Free (drop-ins welcome)

Come once; come weekly to this informal gathering of meditation. Everyone is welcome – no prior meditation experience is necessary! We will practice a 20 minute meditation. Practice will be eclectic and will include loving kindness meditation, breath meditation, body scan and more! Please arrive promptly at 12:30. Meditation will start at 12:35pm.

 

 

My therapist's expertise in identifying where stress and tension was held proved extremely helpful. I have taken nutrition, attended the Mind Body Institute classes, and meditation along with massage - all with tremendous benefit.
- Male, Harvard Staff, Participant for 4 - 5 years