help_outline Skip to main content
Stay Connected

Beacon Hill Village

74 Joy Street
Boston, MA 02114
info@beaconhillvillage.org
617-723-9713
Staff ONLY

BHv covid policy

By registering and/or participating in any BHV in-person event, program, trip, or service (held in or out of doors) you are affirming that you have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and that you are not exhibiting, at the time of the event or service, any symptoms of Covid-19. BHV will always adhere to the current Commonwealth and City of Boston guidelines and/or to the policies of whatever venue we may use. In all cases, Members & guests should follow their own comfort level in  participating in any BHV event or service.
Copyright ©2022 - All Rights Reserved
Powered By
Shopping Cart
cancel
HomeEventsMeditation and the Aging Brain with Sara W. Lazar, Ph.D. (2:00)

Events - Event View

This is the "Event Detail" view, showing all available information for this event. If registration is required or recommended, click the 'Register Now' button to start the process. If the event has passed, click the "Event Report" button to read a report and view photos that were uploaded.

Meditation and the Aging Brain with Sara W. Lazar, Ph.D. (2:00)

When:
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM
Where:
Hybrid program; attend in person or by Zoom Webinar.
Central Libary's Rabb Hall, 700 Boylston St
Boston  
Additional Info:
Category:
Programs
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee

Meditation and the Aging Brain WITH Sara W. Lazar, Ph.D., 


Many people are seeking techniques to help manage stress, build resiliency, and improve focus. Dr. Lazar will present information about how meditation and yoga impact the brain. These brain changes enhance emotional control, reduce pain, and improve memory and problem solving.  She’ll also discuss how these changes persist compared to training in crossword puzzles and sudoku. 

Sara W. Lazar, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on elucidating the neural mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of yoga and meditation, both in clinical settings and in healthy individuals. She has been practicing yoga and mindfulness meditation since 1994. Her research has been covered by numerous news outlets including The New York Times, USA Today, CNN, and WebMD. 

This program is presented in partnership with the Boston Public Library, as part of Beacon Hill Village’s Living Well Ending Well series. Closed captioning will be available on Zoom. 


This will be a hybrid program. Dr. Lazar will be speaking in person to a live audience and a virtual audience via Zoom webinar simultaneously. Closed captioning will be available on Zoom. 


Advance online registration required. Registrants will be asked whether they plan to attend in person or via Zoom to complete their registration. To register please click "Register Now" at top-right (BHV members must log in before registering) or call Beacon Hill Village at 617-723-9713. Registrants will receive a reminder that includes the Zoom webinar invitation the day prior to the program.

Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 700 Boylston St or on Zoom. Free and open to the public.