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Optimizing Balance

Wednesday, 12:15-1:15pm
March 21
75 Mt. Auburn Street, Smith Campus Center, 6th Floor, Monks Room.
FREE  (Registration required)
Jennifer Lee, PT, DPT

Balance is a practiced skill. Learn how to maintain good balance and posture.  Exercises will be recommended to maintain balance along with tips on how to prevent falls.


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Massage 101 for Couples - CLOSED - Register for Waitlist

Tuesday, 7:00-8:30pm
February 13
114 Mount Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Central Meeting Hall (406)
FREE  (Registration required)
Kirin Gupta

Learn the basics of giving a simple backrub for treating the back, neck, shoulders, arms and hands. Focus will be on correct use of your body, basic precautions, and specific techniques. You will give and receive a short seated backrub.  Please complete separate registration for each individual.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Introduction

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Introduction
Suzanne Westbrook, MD
Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Monks Room, Smith Campus Center
February 1st
Fee: FREE (registration required)

Attend this complimentary session to meet Dr. Westbrook and to learn more about the program before registering for the class. The final 30 minutes of the Introduction will be reserved for questions. The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program is an 8-week intensive training in various mindfulness...

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Knitting Circle - Winter/Spring

Leon Welch
Mondays, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Resource Rm #620, Smith Campus Center
April 2 - 23
FREE: Open to Knitting Basics graduates only.  
Registration required

Continue the camaraderie and fun in this knitting circle with Leon Welch and other graduates of Knitting Basics. Bring your own supplies and projects. This is not a teaching class. Please note: extra time may be needed to enter the Smith Campus Center during...

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Knitting Basics - Winter/Spring

Leon Welch
Mondays 5:15pm-6:15pm 
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th Floor, Resource Rm #620, Smith Campus Center
March 5 - March 26
Fee: $20 ($10 HUGHP Members)
Registration required

Join experienced knitter, Leon Welch, and others for instruction, advice and company. Whether you are a life-long knitter or brand new to knitting, Leon will coach you along the way. Join us for this relaxing yet productive session. Bring your own supplies. Space is limited!...

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Guided Meditation Schedule

Come once; come weekly to these informal meditation gatherings. 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!.

Monday - Friday 12:15pm  

Grays Hall, Basement entrance, Serenity Room

(Serenity Room reopened 1/22/18)

Thursdays 12:...

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2018 Feb 26

Guided Meditation

Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Fri Sep 07 2018 .
12:15pm to 12:45pm


Grays Common Room - East Entrance
Jeanne Mahon

Jeanne Mahon

Director, Center for Wellness and Health Promotion

Jeanne Mahon is the Director of the Center for Wellness at Harvard University Health Services. She received her BS from Wheelock College in Education and...

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114 Mt. Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-9005
Amanda Ayers

Amanda Ayers

Senior Health Educator
Center for Wellness and Health Promotion

Amanda Ayers came to Harvard after graduating with her Master of Public Health (MPH) from Boston University in 2013. She has previously worked as the...

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75 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-2053