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Wed Apr 29 2020 at 01:00 pm EST
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Thu Nov 12 2020 at 09:54 am EST
On Learn It Live Since:
Tuesday Jul 11, 2017
Group Classes (3)
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Kate Dusek
Wellness Talks
Recorded: Apr 29, 2020 at 01:00 pm EST
Being the parent of an adolescent can be both a sometimes frustrating, and sometimes joyous task. In this webinar, we explore a few approaches to help parents navigate the journey of turning their teens into adults.
Maureen Doran
Recorded: Apr 07, 2020 at 05:35 pm EST
This 5 minute guided meditation uses sound to help stabilize the mind and is a good way for those who are auditory to explore mindfulness meditation.
Jeff Dusek
Wellness Talks
Recorded: Jul 14, 2016 at 07:30 pm EST
Allina Health offers a variety of programs and resources to support employees in reaching their optimal well-being and safety. A research study on building resiliency skills is now available to Mercy and Buffalo hospital employees, hosted by the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing. The purpose of this research is to investigate building skills to increase resiliency based on mind/body meditation practices including breath awareness, chair yoga, guided imagery, mindfulness meditation, and open awareness.
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Daniel Wolpert worked as a research scientist, psychologist, spiritual director, farmer, teacher, and construction worker before earning his Masters of Divinity degree at San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS). Over the past nearly thirty years he has taught in the fields of psychology and spiritual formation, led retreats, and delivered talks in such settings as the Art of Spiritual Direction Program at SFTS, the Youth Ministry and Spirituality Project, national ministry conferences, UCLA, UND medical school, Luther Seminary, the 5-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation and numerous churches, camps, and other ministry settings. Recently he has also worked as a church pastor while continuing his spiritual direction practice. Daniel is the co-founder and director of the Minnesota Institute of Contemplation and Healing (MICAH, www.micahprays.org). He is also the author of €œLeading a Life with God, the practice of spiritual leadership (Upper Room 2006), €œCreating a Life with God: the call of ancient prayer practices€(Upper Room 2003), co-author of €œMeeting God in Virtual Reality: using spiritual practices with media€ (Abingdon 2004), and most recently €œThe Collapse of the Three Story Universe: Christianity in an age of Science€ (MICAH 2013).
Jeannie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a bachelor's degree in food and nutrition and corporate fitness from Concordia College. She is also a Certified Health & Wellness Coach through Wellcoaches and has completed the Nutrition and Cancer Course through the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. Jeannie is a seasoned nutrition practitioner with knowledge and wisdom gained through a variety of career experiences who enjoys helping others make informed food choices since food is medicine and fuel. One way Jeannie shares her passion is by teaching group classes to help others improve their overall health through good nutrition and healthy lifestyle practice. Jeannie is a licensed facilitator for the Am I Hungry? - Mindful Eating program, and she also teaches Take Action Weight Management classes. Jeannie is available for BodyGem metabolism testing and individual nutrition counseling.
Kate is trained through the Wellcoaches program and is a nationally board certified health and wellness coach and a certified yoga instructor. Kate has been working in Integrative Health since 1998 when she worked at the Mind/Body Medical Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Kate also completed programs for holistic cancer coaching and yoga and cancer. As part of respective research studies funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health, Kate trained hypertensive research subjects in the areas of Mindfulness and the Relaxation Response. Kate has a background in education and yoga, which she has found especially useful in dispersing health and wellness information. Kate brings to her clients a non-judgmental and authentic listening style and a belief that all have the ability to reach their wellness goals. Her specialties include personal growth, finding balance, healthy eating, and stress reduction.