Event Category: Healthy Living

This class is co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. It has been known for centuries in the meditative traditions, and now widely accepted in Western culture, that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects on one’s life. This 8-week online class is modeled on the program taught …

Mindful Eating is an awareness practice that helps you choose nutritious foods and manage your weight by learning to recognize and respect the hunger and satisfaction cues emanating from the body, not the mind. In this 4-week online class, we will practice mindful eating together, and you will receive information about how to choose food …

Who are you at your best? Research shows that having a strong sense of purpose, especially one that’s bigger than yourself, has a positive impact on your health, well-being, and quality of life. Over 200 scientific studies on purpose show that purposeful people enjoy longer lives, stronger relationships, increased energy, better sleep, more resilience in …

Do you want to rev up your metabolism and burn more calories around the clock? There are certain things about your metabolism you cannot control, like gender, age, and genetics. However, there are definite things that you can control, such as when and how you exercise, how much you eat, and when and what you …

Improving posture and movement is one of the simplest and most powerful ways of reducing pain, elevating mood, and improvingperformance. The Gokhale Method® is a personalized posture intervention proven to significantly reduce or even eliminate back pain. With many people now working from home, this 1-hour webinar will provide posture awareness and healthy activities to …

Shiatsu is a Japanese form of energy/bodywork using the thumbs, fingers, palms, and elbows to apply pressure to the acupuncture meridians of the body. The pressure relieves stress by dissipating muscle tension and allowing the flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In …

Studies show that we consume three times the recommended daily limit of added sugar, contributing to a number of health risks including type II diabetes, high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. The good news: you can reverse these trends with simple changes to the way you eat while still enjoying the …

Our minds are considered to be our most valuable asset, but when incessant thinking, daydreaming, or random thoughts distract us, our own mind can become a barrier to deep peace. Research has shown meditation to be effective for stress reduction, emotional self-regulation, improved quality of life, sleep, and behavior change, among other physical and psychological …

Ayurveda is the traditional, ancient Indian system of health science. Its name literally means “the science of life.” The Ayurvedic method of healthcare emphasizes a holistic view of health. This 5,000-year-old science focuses on harmonizing the body with nature through diet and lifestyle including yoga, meditation, and exercise. In this noontime webinar, you will get …