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Awareness in Action

The Awareness in Action class exercises the mind, body and spirit in a holistic approach that will “strengthen your body and relax your mind.”  Students will benefit by: strengthening major muscle groups, harnessing the power of the body’s natural “relaxation response,” practicing proven mindfulness based stress-reduction techniques to restore the balance between a strong body and a strong mind.  Strength training builds lean muscle tissue and puts into motion a series of positive physiological changes that improve health, fitness, appearance and stress levels.  Stress reduction helps reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, digestive distress, cardiovascular disease, migraine headaches, and a host of other physical and mental ailments that impede our sense of wellness and wholeness.  Join us for a unique class offering where students learn how to leverage the “feel-good” rush from exercise into a powerful catalyst for stress reduction.

2013 Schedule (in 2 Eight-Week sessions)
When: Tuesdays, January 8 - February 26, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: Stanford Hospital Health Library, South Palo Alto Branch
  Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, Room G106
  3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303
RSVP: Email: cancersupportivecare@stanfordmed.org
  Call: (650) 725-9456
   
When: Tuesdays, April 2 - May 21, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: Center for Integrative Medicine, Hoover Pavillion
  211 Quarry Road, 2nd Floor, Conference Room 2022
  Palo Alto, CA 94304
RSVP: Email: cancersupportivecare@stanfordmed.org
  Call: (650) 725-9456

 

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