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Telephone: 650-736-2234

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This online class provides a supportive place to learn and practice meditation. Mindfulness practices such as breathwork and self-compassion are also taught. All of these practices can help reduce stress. They can also boost the immune system. These skills can also strengthen your ability to cope with challenges and build inner strength and wisdom.  Beginners are welcome.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

Every Monday - REGISTER
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
No class: 5/27

Every Tuesday - REGISTER
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Every Friday - REGISTER
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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This online class uses exercises and movements that work on breathing, posture, coordination, and energy flow. Meditation and mindfulness practices help increase well-being and vitality. The class includes practices that support the nervous system to help with movements used in daily living. This class is for people of all ages and stages.

This class is hosted by the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Every Thursday
No class: 2/1, 3/21, 6/13, 6/27, 7/4

ONLINE

FREE  

Fitness
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Restorative yoga focuses on supporting your body so it can relax. This is a relaxing and restful online class. It is designed to nurture, nourish, and renew the body, mind, and spirit. Most of the yoga poses are done on the floor or a bed. Items or props are used to support your body.

The items below are helpful to have for this class:

  • Blanket or large beach towel
  • Yoga bolster or 2 bed pillows
  • 2 yoga blocks or pillows from your couch or bed
  • Eye pillow or hand towel to place over your eyes
  • Folding chair or dining chair, preferably without wheels
  • Access to a wall
  • Yoga mat (optional)

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Every Friday

ONLINE

FREE

New
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This online class uses sound and meditation to give you a calming sound bath. During the class, you lay on your back on a yoga mat. Guided meditation and the sounds of 11 crystal alchemy sound bowls help heal your mind, body, and spirit.

Sounds baths are based on ancient healing methods that help promote deep rest and relaxation. A sound bath is like a deep tissue massage. The benefits can include improved sleep, less stress and anxiety, and relief from chronic pain. It can also give you a renewed sense of well-being and calm. The sound bath starts with gentle breathing, followed by a guided meditation with the deep healing sounds of the sound bowls. The sounds help your mind to slow and the body to rest and heal.

The items below are helpful to have for this class:

  • Yoga mat
  • Blanket
  • Eye mask (optional)

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Every Wednesday
Starting February 28, 2024

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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This online class helps build balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength. This class is taught in both English and Mandarin, and is open to all. Tai Chi strengthens the body, quiets the mind, calms emotions, and improves health and well-being.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

這門線上課程可幫您訓練身體的平衡感、協調性、柔韌度和力量。課程向所有人開放,不論年齡也不限身體狀況。太極能強身健體,平心靜氣,有益身心健康

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如有疑問,可致電 650-736-2234 或傳送電郵至 wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org 諮詢。

 

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Every Monday
No class: 5/27

每週一下午 3-4 點 
以下日期沒有課:5 月 27 日

ONLINE 線上

FREE 免費

Fitness
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Tai Chi is a slow and graceful exercise. It helps improve health and well-being. Tai Chi is easy to learn. The movements stretch and tone the body, increase strength, help with flexibility, and improve balance. It also helps reduce stress and anxiety. Each online class has breathing, movement, and Qi Gong (meditation) exercises. This online class is friendly and positive. It can help you feel more at peace and in harmony with life.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Every Tuesday & Thursday
No class: 7/2, 7/4

ONLINE

FREE

New
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Ai Chi is an active relaxation program. It takes place in a pool with warm, shallow water. Deep breathing and slow, broad movements are done in flowing patterns. The class is inspired by tai chi and qigong. It helps improve balance and fatigue levels in patients with MS.

To take this class, you need to be able to stand and stay balanced in the water on your own. You do not need to be able to walk on land.

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You will need to create a MindBody account. Registration for each class date is accepted until 5:00 pm the day before the class.

For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

11:15 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Every Friday

FREE

Fitness
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This online class provides patients and caregivers with safe stretching, strengthening, and balance exercises. The yoga sequence starts with gentle breathing, attitude support, and muscle and joint warm-ups. Movement, breathing, and centering flows are followed by deep muscle relaxation.

The items below are helpful to have for this class:

  • A sturdy upright chair that allows feet to touch ground, such as a dining table chair, preferably one that doesn't swivel or have wheels
  • A folded blanket or thin pad on the seat for comfort

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Every Wednesday

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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Offered online and in-person, this class is based on the Dance for PD program designed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group. Professional dancers use their skills to inspire movement and expression. A blend of modern dance, ballet, and social dancing is used. While you balance and move in rhythm to live music, you experience the power of dance and music to sharpen attention, inspire, and empower.

This class is for patients and caregivers.

See EVENT DETAILS to register.

For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

In-person
Every Monday - REGISTER
No class: 5/27

Wellness Center
Stanford Neuroscience Health Center
213 Quarry Road
Palo Alto, CA 94305

Online
Every Friday - REGISTER

FREE

Fitness
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This online exercise class is designed to target Parkinson’s Disease symptoms. The exercises are the building blocks for everyday movements. They are performed with large amplitude, high effort, and attention to action. The exercises may be in a sitting or standing position based on your strength and mobility.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Every Tuesday & Thursday
No class: 7/4

ONLINE

FREE

New
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This online class teaches you how to do exercises to help strengthen your core and leg muscles. Strengthening these muscles can help prevent falls and improve your balance. The exercises can also help you maintain or improve your ability to do daily living tasks.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Every Monday
No class: 5/27

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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Gentle yoga focuses on stretching, moving your joints, and building strength. This focus helps improve circulation, mobility, and range of motion. It also helps relieve muscle tension. Most of this class is done lying on a yoga mat. You lie down to begin and then stand for part of this online class.  For this class, you should be able to get on the floor without help.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Every Friday

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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Healing Yoga gives you a space to relax. This online class uses yoga, breath work, and meditation. These practices help build physical, mental, and emotional strength and stamina. They also increase mental and physical flexibility. Tight and painful muscles are loosened, too. Chair and standing postures are used. The class is for all levels.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Every Tuesday

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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Moving to Heal is a gentle movement online class. It uses movement as medicine. This class is for anyone seeking a movement practice that helps heal the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Healing is defined as, “I feel better.” In this class, students learn how to adapt movements for their own comfort and health needs. Moving to Heal increases flexibility, mobility, stability, strength and reduces stress.

See Event Details to register.

For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

Every Monday - REGISTER
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
No class: 5/27

Every Thursday - REGISTER
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
No class: 7/4

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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Sit & Be Fit is a cardiovascular exercise and strength training program. The exercises are done sitting in a chair. This online class gives you an aerobic, full body workout. It includes upper and lower body strength training and stretching. This class is great for people that are at risk for falls, use walkers, or use a wheelchair. It is also for people who want an aerobics class where they can sit instead of stand.

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Every Tuesday and Thursday
No class: 7/4

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness
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Now offered offered in-person.

This in-person class teaches Argentine Tango as an exercise to improve movement and balance for adults with Parkinson’s Disease. It also gives you the experience of enjoying dancing. You do not need to know how to Tango or how to do other dances. The class is open for anyone from beginner to experienced dancers. Having a dancer partner is preferred, but you do not need someone to dance with you.  Dance shoes or shoes that do not have rubber soles are recommended; however, please wear shoes that fit your needs and comfort.

This class is supported by the American Parkinson Disease Association.

This class is free and open to the community.
 

To register for the in-person class, click here.

For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org.

2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Every Wednesday

Wellness Center
Stanford Neuroscience Health Center
213 Quarry Road
Palo Alto, CA 94305

FREE

Class
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Healing Strokes is a Stanford student-led art therapy program that facilitates relaxation-based art therapy for stroke patients and their caregivers. The class strives to facilitate creative-art based therapy workshops with the goal of cultivating empathy-based communities, mitigating depressive symptoms among stroke survivors, and increasing relief amongst caregivers. Activities range from painting clay pots to simple origami, and everything in between. No prior art experience is necessary to join the class, and patients and caregivers at all parts of the recovery process are welcome.

Please register for sessions at least a week in advance, so we can ship the art supplies to your home. 

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For questions, call 650-736-2234 or email wellnessclasses@stanfordhealthcare.org

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Select Saturdays

ONLINE

FREE

Next Date: 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16

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