We’ve made it through the shortest days of winter, but getting through January can be tough. Despite the short days and the cold weather, it is important to take care of your mental health. Fight the winter blues and improve your mental health by trying one of the many wellness activities in the Madison area this month. Here are 11 to get you started.
Try this free breathing technique class on Zoom to practice breathing exercises. Hosted by Sylvie Horvath, yoga instructor and breathing movement facilitator soul dimensionThis chapter can help you become more aware of the connection between your mind and your body. On Wednesdays, from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm, sign up online eventbrite
Men who practice mindfulness meditation
This meditation class is specifically designed for those who identify as men. UW Health is hosting this meditation event virtually to provide an opportunity to engage men in the world of mindfulness—an area in which they may not always feel represented. In addition to meditation, this class will have the opportunity to engage in group conversation. Saturday, January 14th, 9am-11am, register online your health
Join the Shambhala Center in Madison for free, General meditation sessions, held weekly. The group meditation group will practice sitting and standing meditation, and participants are free to come and go when they are available. Everyone is welcome. Sundays, 10am-12pm, 408 Baldwin Street.
Bring this Free yoga lessons In person at Monona Terrace or virtually via Zoom. Led by yoga instructor Alicia Wright, Yoga Core welcomes all levels of experience and covers a wide range of yoga exercises. Progressing Register Required for Zoom participants. Tuesdays and Fridays, 12 noon to 12:45 pm, January 17th through May 26th, 1 Nolen Drive.
Meditation at Monona Terrace
This is amazing Virtual meditation class It takes place via Zoom. Join weekly for instruction with Sarah Moore MD, mind-body practitioner, therapist, and physician. We welcome all levels. Thursday, 12 noon – 12:45 pm, January 19th through May 18th, Sign Up To enlarge the webinar
Mental health workshop
Attend this series of workshops held through the Hawthorne branch of the Madison Public Library. The last two courses focus on Mindfulness And Build self-esteem. The workshops are led by Nikira McCann of the Still Standing Enterprise, a mental health service. Visit Madison Public Library Events calendar for more information. January 19 and January 26, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., 2707 E. Washington Ave.
I am well balanced
joins I am well balanced For Mental Health Night, a safe space designed for Black Men. The first part of the session will focus on mindfulness, while the second part of the session will focus on group conversation. This free health trial is being held at Community organizations that promote the artsor COPA. Monday, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, 2841 Index Rd., Fitchburg
Serving Weekend retreat Practice mindfulness and concentration with guest teacher General Kelsang Wangden Kadamba Meditation Centre. This welcoming organization offers meditation classes for all levels, as well as courses to learn about the philosophies of Buddhism. Destination: Stillness offers the opportunity to register for all or only part of the weekend. January 27-29, REGISTER Online
Bring this Free meditation session And try exercising in a comfortable environment. the Diamond Road Buddhist Centre She hosts this event, and a meditation session is led by one of its members. Sunday and Wednesday, 8 p.m., 104 King Street.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction
This is online Vigilance course, hosted by UW Health, is online through March. Over the course of nine sessions, participants will learn about meditation, yoga, stretching, and how to apply mindfulness to everyday life. Direct subscription. Tuesday 17th January – 14th March.
Yoga flow for beginners
Hosted this beginners yoga class standing yoga She is an introduction to yoga, breathing and meditation practices. Learn the basics with these weekly sessions. Tuesday, 3241 Garver Green, sign up Online
Celia Heurens is an editorial intern at Madison Magazine.
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