Events Tagged Meditation

Community Meditation

  • Weekly, starting Tuesday, October 23, 201212:00pm— 12:45pm
  • with Arnie Kozak
  • Exquisite Mind Studio 88 King Street, Suite 101 Burlington, VT 05401

Meditation is a straightforward practice that has benefits for health, well-being, and peace of mind. Mindfulness meditation is supported by years of scientific research to improve social and emotional intelligence. Sitting together as a group has a long history within the Buddhist traditions spanning back over 2500 years to the time of the Buddha. This community of people who meditate together is called the sangha and it’s the longest continuous human institution. The former Wild Chickens Workshops are not being offered at this time. Instead, we will have regular weekly sittings and monthly day-long meditation retreats Open (free), drop-in...

Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Winter Blues and SAD: Wednesday Class

  • Weekly, starting Wednesday, January 9, 20136:00pm— 8:00pm
  • with Arnie Kozak
  • 88 King Street, Suite 101, Burlington, VT 05401

Do you dread winter? Do you experience fatigue, sluggishness, sadness, craving for comfort foods, and other symptoms? Do you just want to hibernate when the days get short? If so, you may have winter blues or a more serious clinical condition known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) that is a pattern of depression that comes in the fall/winter and improves in the spring/summer. Winter blues and SAD are very common in Northern Vermont—as many as one in three people may be affected by these conditions. The good news is that treatment is available. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)...

Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Winter Blues and SAD:  Saturday Class

  • Weekly, starting Saturday, January 12, 201310:00am— 12:00pm
  • with Arnie Kozak
  • 88 King Street, Suite 101, Burlington, VT 05401

Do you dread winter? Do you experience fatigue, sluggishness, sadness, craving for comfort foods, and other symptoms? Do you just want to hibernate when the days get short? If so, you may have winter blues or a more serious clinical condition known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) that is a pattern of depression that comes in the fall/winter and improves in the spring/summer. Winter blues and SAD are very common in Northern Vermont—as many as one in three people may be affected by these conditions. The good news is that treatment is available. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)...

Yoga Meditation: Moving and Still

  • Sunday, May 19, 20139:30am— 11:30am
  • with Laura Wisniewski
  • Beecher Hill Health, Hinesburg, VT

Over the last few years, Western Science has started to confirm the wide-reaching benefits of meditation: relaxation; improved emotional resilience; lower inflammation; improved cardiovascular health; and many more. Yoga provides us with simple meditation techniques, some moving, some still. In this class we will explore and learn several approaches to meditation. This is an enjoyable, important opportunity to enhance your well-being and peace of mind. this practice is appropriate for all levels including beginners. Register at bhy@beecherhillyoga.com or 802-482-3191

Mindfulness Tools for Health and Wellness Information Session

  • Wednesday, May 22, 20136:00pm— 7:00pm
  • with Roz Grossman
  • McClure Lobby Conference Room, Fletcher Allen Hospital

ALL Hematology/Oncology Patients are invited to attend this Information Session (spouse/partners welcomed)

Mindfulness Tools for Health and Wellness

  • Wednesday, June 12, 20135:30pm— 7:30pm
  • with Roz Grossman
  • McClure Lobby Conference Room, Fletcher Allen Hospital

All Hematology/Oncology Patients are invited to attend this 8-week Mindfulness Tools
workshop… (spouse/partners welcomed)

Integrative Health Week:  MIndfulness Tools for Cancer Patients and Supporters: A Panel Discussion

  • Wednesday, November 13, 201312:00pm— 1:00pm
  • with Roz Grossman
  • Davis Auditorium, FAHC

Come hear from three participants of the Mindfulness Tools for Health and Wellness program that is offered to cancer patients and supporters at the Vermont Cancer Center through a Victoria Buffum Endowed grant.  Panelists will tell their experience of the program and how they have incorporated mindfulness into their healing journeys.  Roz Grossman MA will give an overview of the program, which is based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program started by Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD over thirty years ago and now taught in many health care settings around the world.

Light lunch provided