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Dance Therapy for Stress Relief


In this seminar, the basic principles of dance/movement therapy, a clinical modality used to help individuals who suffer from psychological or emotional issues such as addiction, grief and loss, trauma, eating disorders, depression, and neurological disorders, will be presented. Dance/movement therapy can be used with people of all ages and stages of life. The goal of dance/movement therapy is to establish a mindful connection to the body, allowing a person to gain insight into themselves through understanding the meaning of movement and felt experience. Rhythmic group activities in dance/movement therapy develop connection, communication, and community with others. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance wellbeing by experiencing dance and movement for stress reduction. This seminar will be facilitated by Carol Kaminsky MA, BC-DMT, NCC, a board-certified dance/movement therapist and a faculty member in the University of Miami dance program. She has taught mindful movement and meditation for stress reduction (MBSR) for over 20 years.

Miller School campus: Tuesday, April 10, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 692

Coral Gables campus: Wednesday, April 11, 12-1 p.m., Schwartz Center for Nursing and Health Studies, room 115

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

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Pranayama Breathing


The ancient practice of Pranayama consists of long, sustained and controlled flow of inhalation, exhalation and retention of the breath. This disciplined breathing relaxes the body and blood pressure and increases oxygen levels to the brain, lungs and vital organs, helping practitioners to improve their overall health and well-being. By combining Pranayama with meditation techniques at this Faculty and Staff Assistance Program seminar, participants will experience strength of mind and control of senses and become more focused and productive with their tasks at work and personal life. The seminar will be facilitated by Angela Alvarado, a member of the University of Miami Mind-Body Medical Work Group. She is dedicated to bringing optimum health and mindfulness practices to the patients, caregivers, doctors and nurses at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and UHealth Tower (formerly University of Miami Hospital) by offering yoga, Pranayama and meditation.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, March 20, 11-12 p.m., Schwartz Center for Nursing and Health Studies, room 115

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, March 22, 11-12 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Friday, March 23, 11-12 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 1381A

FSAP’s health and wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

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CANCELLED: Managing Crucial Conversations


THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED UNTL FURTHER NOTICE.

This seminar, which incorporates elements from the book, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, is designed to help participants understand the elements of all crucial conversations and identify the skills necessary for managing them successfully. Attend to enhance your knowledge and capacity for mastery of high-stakes conversations. This seminar will be facilitated by a University of Miami Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consultant.

Rosenstiel campus: Tuesday, March 6, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, March 7, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 620

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, March 8, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 200BC

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

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Relax and Restore


This lunchtime seminar is offered for those interested in learning how to manage day-to-day anxiety and stress by using calming, effective relaxation techniques. You will learn specific reduction methods you can use at both work and home to help you manage daily stressors. Take a break from your busy workweek to practice practical techniques that promote health through relaxation. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consultant.

Rosenstiel School campus: Tuesday, February 20, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, February 21, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 692

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, February 22, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 201AB

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

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Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar offers participants insights into ways they may develop their emotional intelligence. Individuals with high emotional intelligence have the ability to monitor their own and other people’s feelings and emotions, discriminate between them, and use this information to guide their behavior. Attend this seminar to learn ways to cultivate your emotional intelligence. This seminar will be facilitated by a University of Miami FSAP consultant.

Rosenstiel campus: Tuesday, February 6, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, February 7, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 692

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, February 8, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 201AB

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

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