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Farmers’ Market

August 01, 2017

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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Transitions Workshop: Sending Children Off to College

August 02, 2017

“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” Tom Stoppard Any major life transition can bring a bundle of mixed emotions: concerns about letting go and of loss; uneasiness around process and the unknown; and curiosity and hope for new beginnings. Transitioning your children off to college can be doubly challenging, as it ...
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Reduce the Stress of the College Application Process

August 02, 2017

Please RSVP to attend this event. The college application process can be overwhelming and intimidating both for parents and students. There are a myriad of decisions, conflicting information, and as a result the stress level tends to be high. Come join us for this informative lecture on “College Planning Road Map” if you have a ...
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Stanford Summer Human Rights Series- Just Water

August 02, 2017

Event Description In October 2014, the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Water came to Detroit and accused the city of human rights violations. Since 2013, Detroit’s Water and Sewerage Department had been shutting off water to tens of thousands of households with overdue water bills; while the city posed the shut-off program simply as sound ...
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Getting Older: Don’t take it Sitting Down!

August 03, 2017

This is a 2-week class. Do you feel too young to get old? What exactly is healthy aging? The answers are different for people at different stages of life. This 2-session class will cover ways to live longer and better, based on the latest research by experts in the field of growing older. Session 1 ...
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Windhover Saturday Tours

August 05, 2017

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: ...
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Spinefulness – Foundations Intensive

August 07, 2017

This is a 5-session week long class. (M, T,  W, TH, S) Are you plagued by chronic tension, stress, aches or pains? Are you fit, but injured? Whether you are a high performance athlete or someone who sits all day, having your bones work for you, instead of against you, will relieve your pain and ...
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Partner Shiatsu for Hands and Feet

August 07, 2017

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 flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In this ...
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Farmers’ Market

August 08, 2017

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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How and Why Sex and Gender Matter to Your Health

August 09, 2017

Women’s and men’s unique chromosomal make-ups, (reproductive and hormonal) physiology, and gender roles in each culture and society have a profound impact on health across the life course that differs between women and men, and increasingly visible non binary persons. In this talk, you will learn the fascinating differences among female, male and intersex babies, ...
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Time Management for Less Stress and More Joy

August 09, 2017

This is a 2-week class. Whether it’s trying to get to the gym, preparing and eating more vegetables, or doing the important things that add value to your life, too often, our good intentions get thwarted by time. Stress builds – it seems exponentially – the shorter we feel on time. In this 2-week class, ...
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Wellness Speaker Series: Growth under pressure

August 10, 2017

Jordana Harshman, MPH, discusses the “upside” of stress. Learn how to transform your relationship with stress and create more positive outcomes. Register early for this very popular speaker! HealthySteps to Wellness participants earn 50 incentive points for attending the event in person or via WebEx. Register in-person Register WebEx (NEW!)
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Biometric Screening

August 10, 2017

2 Ways to Complete your Biometric Testing: Attend an on-site Biometric Screening at Occupational Health Services. (Walk in only. No appointment necessary.) Visit your primary care physician and return the completed form to us at 650.498.7748 Thursday August 10, 2017 1:00PM – 3:00PM Occupational Health Services
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Finding Inner Balance with HeartMath

August 10, 2017

We all have the power to use our hearts to transform our stress, our life and our world. This fun, interactive science-based program teaches you techniques you can immediately apply to increase focus and energy, improve sleep, and reduce the symptoms of stress and anxiety. Each participant will receive an innovative biometric device that helps ...
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Mantra and Music

August 11, 2017

Mantra rules the world. The yoga texts also prescribe sonic technology to deliver the mind from its endless weapons of massive distractions. And it only gets easier with Mantra and Music combined. Free Vegan Dinner will be served at 7:30 pm
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Windhover Saturday Tours

August 12, 2017

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: ...
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SPHERE Annual Mini Symposium

August 14, 2017

Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic & Racial Equity (SPHERE) Mini-Symposium participants will learn about: A variety of perspectives on the definition of precision health. Three innovative research projects, four cores, and multiple research partnerships that are successfully collaborating to ensure the inclusion of adversely impacted populations as precision research evolves. Examples of clinical and population ...
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Farmers’ Market

August 15, 2017

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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Walking the Windhover Labyrinth

August 15, 2017

This is a 2-week class. The Office for Religious Life (ORL) and HIP are collaborating to offer a labyrinth walking fundamentals workshop. This 2-session program will provide you with knowledge of the rich history and stress reduction and resilience-building benefits of the contemplative practice of labyrinth walking. Each session will begin in the classroom followed ...
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WEBINAR- Time Saving Tricks to Make Healthy Homemade Cooking a Breeze

August 16, 2017

Do you want to cook at home more – not only to lose weight but also to improve your health and your family’s health? Do you need to make changes to your diet & lifestyle in order to improve your blood numbers, energy, and body confidence? Do you feel that time is the biggest barrier ...
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Life Workshop

August 16, 2017

This is a 3-week class.  “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard This “Life Workshop” offers a different approach to good health. By reflecting on your own life and listening to others, you will have the opportunity to examine your life experiences, beliefs and health commitments. Why? ...
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Climate Change: What You Can Do to Live a Low-Carbon Life (8/16 & 8/23, 2017)

August 16, 2017

This is a 2 session class. *Are you concerned about climate change? *Do you want to reduce your carbon emissions, but aren’t sure what has the most impact? *Do you enjoy having support when tackling a personal goal? Climate disruption, one of the foremost challenges of our time, has many implications for both our personal ...
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Acceptance: Building Resources for Letting Go

August 17, 2017

Letting go can be so very hard to do! Resistance to accepting difficult circumstances is often part of the human experience, especially when those circumstances are out of our control. Even though our natural urge is to wrestle for control and micro-manage our life, research shows that practicing acceptance reduces stress and can lead to ...
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Healthy Kitchen: Healthy Snacks Made Simple…and Delicious!

August 18, 2017

It’s time to refresh your snack repertoire! If you are looking for some healthy and tasty new snack ideas this summer, then this is the class for you. The Healthy Kitchen team will repurpose some of our “tried and true” recipes as well as introduce you to all new creations. You will learn how to ...
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Windhover Saturday Tours

August 19, 2017

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: ...
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Sun Energy: Intro to Breathing

August 21, 2017

Summer is the season of playfulness. Days are longer, hence the earth receives more of the Sun’s energy. This is a great season for us to do so too. Join us for an hour of tapping into deep, retorative breathing, connecting to the energy and vibrancy of the sun, and celebrating the energy that it ...
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Farmers’ Market

August 22, 2017

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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Windhover Saturday Tours

August 26, 2017

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: ...
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Mindfulness Walking Meditation in Nature

August 26, 2017

Listen to the birds, the creek and the breeze. Enjoy experiencing the interconnectedness of nature and yourself. Delight in being conscious of every step you take; feeling the earth beneath your feet. Join us for an exquisitely guided mindful exploration of hidden gems and secret spots in local parks and preserves near Stanford. Learn first-hand ...
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Farmers’ Market

August 29, 2017

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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A Plant-Based Approach to Eating for Health and Beyond

August 31, 2017

Confused about what to eat and/or what to feed your family? When not even the experts can agree, it’s easy to understand how you can feel at a loss when trying to decide what to put on the dinner table. This noon-hour class will offer an overview of the benefits of a plant-based diet, from ...
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Sound Immersion Experience – Gongs & Singing Bowls

August 31, 2017

Guests will lay down in Savasana to experience the sound vibrations of Singing Bowls, Gongs and Chimes as they guide us into a deep meditation. The healing vibrations pass through our bodies, opening blockages and allowing our minds to quiet. A wide range of ancient world traditions from Confucianism to the Pythagoreans’ claimed that sound ...