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Personal Development

Lecture/Seminar
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 6:45 p.m. ET

Two and a half millennia ago, the Buddha taught that inner peace and freedom could be developed and cultivated through training in the mindfulness, compassion, and insight found in the practice of meditation. Join Deepak Chopra to explore how meditation can serve as a potentially powerful tool to meet the challenges of the moment.

Tour
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET

Join author Melanie Choukas-Bradley for an intimate virtual experience and explore your surroundings through all your senses. Plug your headphones or earbuds into your smartphone, get comfortable in your backyard or a favorite natural area, and immerse yourself in nature through a rejuvenating morning forest-bathing program.

Tour
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET

Join author Melanie Choukas-Bradley for an intimate virtual experience and explore your surroundings through all your senses. Plug your headphones or earbuds into your smartphone, get comfortable in your backyard or a favorite natural area, and immerse yourself in nature through a rejuvenating morning forest-bathing program.

Tour
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET

Join author Melanie Choukas-Bradley for an intimate virtual experience and explore your surroundings through all your senses. Plug your headphones or earbuds into your smartphone, get comfortable in your backyard or a favorite natural area, and immerse yourself in nature through a rejuvenating morning forest-bathing program.

Course
Wednesday, October 28 to Friday, October 30, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m ET

Dedicate three midday breaks to learning with Linda Lang, a certified yoga therapist, as she weaves together yogic practices and shares the keys for using them to face change with wisdom, grace, strength, and resilience. In addition, meet local members of the medical community who endorse and use yoga as a tool for prevention and healing.