Goddesses of Yoga is an eight-week yoga course drawing from Sally Kempton’s
Awakening Shakti book on using the myth, mantra, imagery and meditations involving the
traditional goddesses of yoga to enrich and empower one’s yogic practice and by extension,
This highly interactive program will provide opportunities for retired (and about to retire physicians) to explore what may be next in their lives. Through discussion and exercises participants will discover new or forgotten pathways to live more fulfilling lives.
The 2019 Conference on Medicine and Religion invites health care practitioners, scholars, religious community leaders, and students to take up these questions about pain by relating them to religious traditions and practices, particularly, but not exclusively, those of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Join us to explore how to create sustainable leadership, personal transformation and authentic involvement for individuals and organizations. Based on Larry J. Payne's edited volume of the same name, attendees will hear from Houston leaders to gain an understanding of how to impact our communities for the better.
This approach to wellness is grounded in practical, evidence-based skills for self-care, self-awareness, and group support. In this workshop, a cohort of facilitators trained by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine will offer an array of self-care techniques for those in bereavement.
Do you find it difficult to maintain a regular meditation practice? In this interactive workshop, you will gain clarity about what really gets in the way, find solutions that work for you, and walk away with specific tips, ideas and action-steps to help you take your formal meditation practice to the next level.
Are you interested in meditation but unsure where to begin? Have you tried meditation but worry that you are not doing it right? This crash course provides the foundation for meditation practice for anyone from any background. Learn what meditation is and what it is not, and try a smorgasbord of practices to incorporate into your daily life.
The purpose of this symposium is to provide a better understanding of the healthcare team’s role in enhancing the human spirit and relieving patient’s bio-psycho-social and spiritual suffering
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an intensive 8-week training that combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to provide a powerful tool for emotional resilience. MSC can assist in overcoming depression and anxiety as well as improve relationships and increase overall well-being.
Movement and Memory is an 8-week program for individuals living with early-stage Alzheimer’s Disease and a care partner or friend. This innovative movement program will include activities such as yoga, tai chi, circuit exercises, and dancing. Call 1-800-272-3900 for more information and to register.
Yoga practice in the West has in large part neglected the original spiritual purpose of the practice. In order to honor the wisdom of the ancients, this Advanced Studies Course will focus on numinous teachings that quiet the mind and allow us to hear clearly the message of the heart.
Ryan P. Brown, Ph.D., a social psychologist whose work has spanned a wide variety of topics, including forgiveness, narcissism, stereotyping, ethical decision-making, and the social dynamics of honor will reflect upon the school shooting in Santa Fe, TX and those occurring across the country.
Our society tends to view the body in instrumental terms, or as a means to an end. We are focused on how it looks and what it is able to do. This class is premised on the idea that the body is an end in and of itself - that our embodied experience has intrinsic value.