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February 2018

W18-06 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION

February 26 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, repeating until February 26, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-06 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 8-Feb. 26; Note: No Class Jan. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stephen Gillum In this course, you’ll learn and practice mind-quieting and mind-observation techniques, identifying causes of stress and learning how to relieve it. We will discuss different styles of meditation, but the emphasis will be on the actual doing, including meditation while walking. The approach is non-theistic and draws on Eckhart Tolle’s ideas on…

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W18-44 DRUGS: THE COSTS AND EFFECTS ON YOU AND SOCIETY

February 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-44 DRUGS: THE COSTS AND EFFECTS ON YOU AND SOCIETY Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 6-27; Note: Late Start Date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Herbert Kaufman In this course, we will discuss marijuana, alcohol, caffeine, tobacco, cocaine, opioids, and other drugs that impact our health and harm society. We limit their use through vastly different approaches, including prohibition and the war on drugs, which have been costly, questionably effective, and have fostered crime and criminal cartels. Finally, we’ll exchange views…

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March 2018

W18-SCF-91 MINDFULNESS AS A PATH TO PEACE

March 1 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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W18-SCF-91 MINDFULNESS AS A PATH TO PEACE Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Charles Bradt It’s hard to read anything about stress these days without some mention of “mindfulness.” This course will introduce and expand upon the principles and practices of mindfulness as a pathway to a more peaceful life. Specific instruction in the practice of mindful meditation will be given, as well as related practices designed to relieve…

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SP18-01 QUIET THE MIND, PART 2

March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, repeating until April 23, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-01 QUIET THE MIND, PART 2 Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 5-Apr. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stephen Gillum This course is for students who have taken the introductory meditation class (“Quiet the Mind, Relieve Stress, Find Peace with Meditation”) or for anyone who has experience with meditation practices. The focus will be on going deeper into stilling the mind with techniques such as mantras, visual aids, and walking meditation. We will explore the nature of consciousness and ego, using…

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SP18-09 STRESS: THE SILENT KILLER

March 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 26, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-09 STRESS: THE SILENT KILLER Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Mar. 5-26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Herbert Cohen Stress appears to be an epidemic. Research has shown that it is related to cardiovascular disease, hypertension and a depressed immune system that can contribute to cancer and other diseases. This course is designed to understand the sources of stress better and to learn how to manage and overcome the stresses of everyday life. Research will be presented as well as techniques for…

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SP18-16 UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA

March 6 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-16 UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bonnie Garvey Spadafora The reality or even the prospect of dementia can be frightening and seem overwhelming. What is dementia? Is it all about Alzheimer’s or are there other types? Why does it occur? Will I get it? Can I avoid it? We will discuss these questions and related topics including coping with the emotional impact of dementia, communicating with a confused person, and dealing with…

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SP18-22 REBALANCE IN RETIREMENT

March 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-22 REBALANCE IN RETIREMENT Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Louise Gallagher and David Klain Retirement is a major life transition. We often anticipate the good experiences we associate with retirement. Yet, for many of us, we feel lost and adrift at this time in our lives. The anchors and sense of competence that we left behind in the workplace are no longer relevant. Please join us to rediscover the inner resources you possess…

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SP18-SCF-30 MINDFULNESS AS A PATH TO PEACE

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2018

East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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SP18-SCF-30 MINDFULNESS AS A PATH TO PEACE Tuesdays 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 24 Charles Bradt It’s hard to read anything about stress these days without some mention of “mindfulness.” This course will introduce and expand upon the principles and practices of mindfulness as a pathway to a more peaceful life. Specific instruction in the practice of mindful meditation will be given, as well as related practices designed to relieve the anxiety that so many of us experience today.…

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