Mind Body Resilience starts July 19! Join this 8-week group program to learn how to manage stress and nurture resilience. Click for more information.

11 Nov, 2021
Mind Body Resilience Online is an eight-week program designed and led by Patricia Arcari, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, program manager of meditation and mindfulness programs in the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This program teaches patients how to manage stress and nurture resilience, and is available in a virtual format via MyZakim in a private and confidential setting.

The group will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET beginning July 19 and ending September 6. Space is limited to first-time participants. A webcam and Zoom are required. To learn more or register, please email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

Meditation is a practice that can be used to help you relax and tap into your body's own internal ability to experience calm and well-being.

Benefits of meditation include:

• Improved sleep, memory, and cognitive function

• Increased sense of well-being and enhanced immune function

• Decreased stress, anxiety, and depression

Topics covered in the program include:

• Science and stress physiology

• Developing awareness with mindfulness

• Relaxation response strategies

• Cognitive awareness and positivity

What is involved in participating?

Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Laptop or Desktop webcam is required. Attendance at all sessions is required, as this is a workshop series and content builds week to week.

This course is free of charge, but space is limited. Email the Zakim Center at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu to register!