Recreation

Workshops & Special Events

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“I loved how flexible it was, the community and kindness it brings, and how much more relaxed and focused I feel after class.”

Meditation for Stress Free Living at the IMA (6-week series, Tuesdays 01/22 -02/26, 5:30-6:45 PM, $27)

A practice that strengthens mental attentiveness and facilitates the opportunity to step back, take inventory of the present moment, and make more skillful and empowered decisions for the sake of a more centered, peaceful, and enriched life.

During each week of this series you will:

  • Learn new meditation techniques, apply the teachings, and garner tips and tools to implement a regular meditation practice.
  • Increase mental clarity, improve academic performance, and reduce stress.
  • Sleep better, decrease worry, and alleviate unnecessary anxiety.

*No prior experience with meditation required.
**Requires active IMA/student membership.

Nutrition Building Blocks (4-week series, Tuesdays 01/22 -02/13, 4:00-5:15 PM, $15)

Invest four weeks to learn a flexibile approach to nutrition which honors dietary preference, aligns with nature’s intelligence, and will equip you with the tools to make simple, nutrient dense, and affordable meals. Every session includes food samples and snacks.

In this empowering workshop series you will:

  • Learn about the fundamentals (hydration, sleep, natural light, social connection, digestion, etc.) which are key to physical and mental health.
  • Play with making easy, affordable high quality breakfast bowls and smoothies.
  • Learn how to make easy, tasty soups which can be utilized as a hearty lunch or dinner.
  • Explore ways to integrate more nutrient dense foods to optimize your vitamin and mineral intake, even on a budget.
  • Take time to meal plan and set yourself up for success even when you are short on time.

*Requires active IMA/student membership.