Health & Wellness
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Mind-Body Medicine for Improved Mental Health
There is increasing evidence that mind-body medicinal practices have a place in complementing traditional mental health measures. In this class, learn powerful, simple practices and changes you can incorporate into your life, and discover the biological underpinnings of mind-body medicine. Practices include breath, meditation, diet, movement practices, guided imagery, and movement exercises.
CE-HLTH 2098VA, $30. S Charbonier.
Sec. A: Sat., Oct. 19, 1:00-3:00 pm, KNC-5. #87827
Sec. B: Thurs., Oct. 24, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-5. #87828
Breathe Easy: Science-Based Help to Improve Mood
In a relaxed atmosphere, learn why breathing is a powerful yet gentle tool that benefits mood and anxiety. Several approaches will be introduced to balance the autonomic nervous system and favorably affect our neurotransmitters.
CE-HLTH 2097VA, 1 Tues., Oct. 15, KNC-4, $25. S Charbonier
Sec. A: 1:00-2:30 pm. #87777
Sec. B: 6:00-7:30 pm. #87778
Do you eat for emotional reasons? Have you lost pleasure in eating? Come learn how to maintain a healthy attitude toward eating, while still enjoying your food. Through mindful eating, you will learn many easy and practical exercises to encourage a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.
CE-HLTH 2069VA, 1 Tues., Sept. 24, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-4, $25. E Wind. #87547
Sleep Problems? ZZZ’s on the Way
Can’t fall asleep? Fall asleep but then wake up? This class is for anyone who has any problems getting a good night’s sleep. Using cognitive techniques, this workshop will discuss all aspects of sleep hygiene as well as subtle, often overlooked blocks to restful sleep. Put a spring back into your step!
CE-HLTH 2074, 1 Wed., Sept. 25, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $25. M Krieger. #87324
What is the root cause of your anger? Anger should not be held in or go unchecked, but managed in an appropriate manner. This class will help you learn how to gain a perspective on anger as well as developing coping skills. These skills help reduce the emotions and physical arousal that anger causes. Patterns of anger responses can send one into an exhausting spiral that hurts themselves and others. Come discover why anger management is an important tool of self-awareness.
CE-PRSDV 2169, 1 T/Th, Sept. 17 & 19, 6:00-8:00 pm, GTW-219. $50. A Hyman. #87495
Forget the facelift! This natural method engages muscle activity to improve your looks regardless of your age and gender. Discover easy exercises, done while sitting, to tone muscles in the jaw, mouth, eyes, and forehead; reduce wrinkles and sagging skin; and allow more oxygen and nutrients to reach skin cells, giving the appearance of a fuller and more youthful look. Bring a hand mirror, metal teaspoon, unsharpened pencil, and face moisturizer to class.
CE-FITNS 2056, 1 Sat., Oct. 19, 1:00-5:00 pm, KNC-4, $50. H Cuevas. #87312
Relaxation, Meditation and Your Own True Self
Explore Meditation, Part 1
Most ways of relaxing give us only temporary relief. Learn a handy five-minute meditation that will relax you profoundly and deeply—an ideal tool for a busy life. If you are a beginner, this is an easy way to see what modern meditation can do for you. If you are experienced, it will expand your perspectives and refresh your practices.
CE-PRSDV 2023, 1 Sun., Nov. 3, 2:30-4:00 pm, KNC-4, $25. A Rosenberg. #87905
Explore Meditation, Part 2
This class will help you master and expand the meditation of Part 1. You will also learn how to make meditation a comfortable part of your daily routines. You will find your days increasingly infused with bright new joy and an unshakable peace.
CE-HLTH 2004, 3 Sun., Nov. 10-24, 2:30-
4:00 pm, KNC-4, $65. A Rosenberg. #87906