Fall 2018 Calendar
All events free and open to public unless otherwise noted
September 11 MULTICULTURAL MEDITATION FOR PEACE
4pm-9: 30pm Westside Campus Center Ballroom This event is free and open to the public, and is cosponsored by the IHHS, the Center for Creativity and Compassion, and the Honors Students of Compassion
The IHHS kicks of its fall semester of events with the Multicultural Meditation for Peace on Tuesday, September 11, for, 4 pm til 9:30 pm. This is the third year the IHHS is hosting this event in partnership with the Center for Creativity, Compassion and Innovation, and the Honors Students of Compassion . There will be several workshops offered, with a variety of meditation practices to experience. This event will be held in the Campus Center Ballroom on the WCSU Westside campus at 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT.
Wellness Wednesday Workshops
All take place in White Hall room 127 on the WCSU Midtown campus at 12:30 pm and are free and open to the public:
September 12 MOTHER NATURE HEALS: Ecotherapy with Marcia Kendall, MA, WCSU faculty, and Holistic Lifestyle and Ecotherapy Coach
October 17 NEED MORE POWER : How we generate energy with Dr. Michael Murphy, of Murphy Family Chiropractic
November 14 MINDFUL EATING IN PRACTICE with Valentina Olvidese, Holistic Nutritionist, of Valiant Nutrition, LLC
MARK YOUR CALENDAR—SAVE THE DATE!!!!!
SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH SAUNDRA CINDY BLUM on NOVEMBER 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Ives Concert Hall, WCSU Midtown campus
The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at Western Connecticut State University sponsors Mudras for Meditation Series on the second Tuesday of the month— Tuesday January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, and December 11, 2018. This class meets at 7pm in room 103 in Warner Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White Street, Danbury CT. Members of the university community as well as members of the greater Danbury community are invited to attend. If the university is closed due to inclement weather, class will be cancelled.
This class is broken into two parts. The first part is all about mindset. Learn the best ways to use your thoughts and words to create a successful meditation practice and more. The second part consists of Mudras which are simple finger and hand positions that help create a meditative state all done while sitting in the comfort of a chair. Simply by placing your fingers and hands in different postures, you can create different effects in your body. We will cover some breathing and meditation mudras. These Meditation Mudras are practiced in over a hundred countries. The purpose of this meditation is to create a state of mindfulness/thoughtless awareness. The benefits of this meditation are numerous. Some of the benefits include inner peace, happiness, clarity, improved focus, stress reduction, relaxation, and improved physical health.
Jesse Rovero is a meditation enthusiast/teacher.. He is originally a self-taught meditator with over thirteen years of experience. Over the past seven years he has been studying and practicing mudras. He fell in love with the practice and started his own classes. All his classes are free because he wishes to share his love of meditation.
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