Marily Oppezzo, PhD, MS, RD, is a behavioral and learning scientist with a master’s in the fields of nutritional science and almost 20 years of experience in nutrition and exercise as an instructor, coach, and researcher. You’ll learn what the experts say about the proven benefits of exercise, sleep hygiene, mindset, and more. You …

“Joy is not for just the lucky few – it’s a choice anyone can make.” – James Baraz, creator of the Awakening Joy course. Awakening Joy is an internationally recognized course designed to awaken joy through exciting themes and practices that incline the mind toward well-being and deeper insight. In this five-session online engagement class, …

Cultivate your capacity to flourish and contribute to the health and well-being of yourself and your community – especially in the recent challenging times. Deepen your resilience, compassion, and wisdom with contemplative practices. Learn from leading contemplative science researchers while delighting in developing practical contemplative skills. This online engagement course is taught in conjunction with …

Most of us feel compassion for our close friends when they are struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention from yourself when you needed it most? All that’s required is a shift in attention – recognizing that as a human being, you, too, are a worthy recipient of compassion. This …

This practical introduction to the ancient wisdom of Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM), also often called Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is a five-session online engagement class in which knowledge and practical self-care skills are cultivated for the purpose of improving and strengthening the healing potential of your body. You will learn basic TOM, including theories of …

Is the Mediterranean diet the ‘perfect’ diet? Should I be supplementing with collagen in my smoothie enough for my protein needs? I feel run down, is taking an adaptogen the solution to my low energy needs? If you find yourself asking questions like this about your nutrition, then this class is for you. Join us …

Women face a unique journey when it comes to making financial decisions, from living longer – which means more health care and retirement costs – to investing gaps and caregiving. Despite the challenges, there’s an active role you can take with your money to craft your own path to financial success. This free engagement course …

Decades of research in social psychology and positive psychology have uncovered two important lessons about happiness and well-being: people can intentionally cultivate these emotions through science-based practices, and social connection is a major pillar for lasting happiness. Join us for a free online class to learn how you can enhance your own well-being through these …

It is quite apparent that our bodies change as we age – we can look in a mirror and notice that! However, it is less apparent what foods we should consume, and what we should avoid, to best support our changing bodies. In this online engagement class, you will learn the science of how the …

Depression can feel emotionally, mentally, and physically draining while putting a strain on one’s quality of life. If you‘ve been diagnosed with depression (also known as major depressive disorder), you may qualify to participate in clinical research studies evaluating an investigational oral medication to treat this condition. You may be able to participate in the …