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  • Description: Integrating the Five Building Blocks of Our Being for better Health and Martial Arts 
    While in each posture or movement, we will emphasize all five building blocks of our being (Body, Breath, Mind, Energy and Spirit) to help loosen up the soft tissues and massage the joints, and the lower and upper back. Integrating all five building blocks into your practice leads to deep levels of relaxation or meditation which increases the flow of blood and oxygen throughout the entire body and nourishes every cell in your body. Deep levels of relaxation or meditation with the five building blocks recharges you, giving you more energy. You may even achieve production of the “happy hormones” (Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin) or Endorphins which promote positive feelings and happiness and prevent the production of negative hormones such as Adrenaline, Cortisol or Norepinephrine. 
    Some of what we will learn and practice in this 45 minute class: The Windmill, The Hula-Bula, Empero...
  • Description: This 45-minute joyful flow (vinyasa) is a practice that connects movement to breath in a sequence of yoga poses. The class is designed to promote a mind-body connection as it develops strength, stamina, flexibility, balance, relaxation and focus. All levels welcome. Focus: side body

    Tags: Blanket, Blocks, Strap, Yoga Mat
  • Description: This 45-minute joyful flow (vinyasa) is a practice that connects movement to breath in a sequence of yoga poses. The class is designed to promote a mind-body connection as it develops strength, stamina, flexibility, balance, relaxation and focus. All levels welcome. Focus: shoulders/chest opener

    Tags: Blanket, Blocks, Strap, Yoga Mat
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: Falling Slowly - Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova When She Loved Me - Sarah McLachlan You've Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman Shallow - Lady GaGa, Bradley Cooper Don't Wanna Miss A Thing - Aerosmith Moon River - Audrey Hepburn

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: Malibu - Miley Cyrus Banks - NEEDTOBREATHE Sailing - Christopher Cross Sitting on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding River of Dreams - Billy Joel Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: Meditation is a practice that can help us learn to be present in the moment and navigate life's challenges. The class is led by Patty Arcari, PhD, RN, program manager of mindfulness and meditation at Dana-Farber's Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies.


    Tags: Calm, Peace, Presence, Meditation, Relaxation
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: Michelle - Oh Darling - Come Together - All My Loving - Yesterday - The Long and Winding Road 

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: One Day - Matisyahu Peace Train - Cat Stevens What's Going On - Marvin Gaye Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) - George Harrison Imagine - John Lennon We Shall Overcome - Traditional Song

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: Join Stephanie Meyers, RD, LDN, CNSD, a nutritionist with Dana-Farber’s Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living, for healthy cooking inspiration. This week's topic: Unintentional Weight Changes During Cancer Treatment and Recovery (Short demo on protein-rich snack included!)
    Resources: Unintentional Weight Changes During Cancer Treatment and Recovery (PDF)
    Tags: Energy, Granola, Protein, Recipe, Snacks
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: 3 Little Birds - Bob Marley I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash Valerie - Amy Winehouse Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: Join Nancy Campbell, MS, an exercise physiologist at Dana-Farber, for a 45-minute workout focusing on strengthening the whole body.


    Tags: Beginner-intermediate, Bone, Full body workout, Muscle, Weight lifting, Weights
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: I Won't Back Down – Tom Petty Fight Song – Rachel Platten Brave – Sara Bareilles You Gotta Be – Des'ree The Climb – Miley Cyrus Beautiful – Christina Aguilera

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
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