December Program: Effective Ways to Reduce Stress in Challenging Times

It goes without saying that 2020 has added an unprecedented amount of stress to our already stressful lives. Even during more “normal” times, workplace pressures alone – like tighter deadlines, shorter release cycles, higher demands, and reduced resources – can push our stress to a dangerous level if we don’t know how to manage it properly.

Join us on Wednesday, December 16th at 6 pm, as special guest Tom Speare teaches us simple techniques for releasing stress and anxiety, including the meditation practice Navy SEALs and first responders rely upon to stay calm in the most stressful conditions imaginable. No physical exercise is involved; just sit comfortably in a chair.

This online event is being offered free of charge for all STC New England members thanks to the generosity of our new chapter president. STC members from other chapters are welcome to attend for just $10, students for just $5.

From Mike Nelson, President, STC New England:
“I didn’t learn about the seriousness of stress until it was partly to blame for putting me in the hospital. When I recovered, I knew I had to make a change. I used to think meditation was not for me – I pictured a bunch of New-Agey types sitting in a circle breathing incense and chanting ‘Om.’ But my doctor and a coworker encouraged me to give Tom’s class a try, and it has been life-changing.”

About the Program

What: Effective Ways to Reduce Stress in Challenging Times
Who: Tom Speare
When: Wednesday, 16 December 2020, at 6 pm
Where: Webinar
How Much:

  • FREE to STC New England members!
  • $10 STC members
  • $5 students
  • $15 general admission

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About the Presenter

Tom Speare is a Co-founder and the Director of Corporate Programs at the Tenth Gate Center for Yoga & Meditation, Inc., in Portsmouth, RI. He is a certified Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Teacher at the E-RYT500 level and has been teaching stress management, yoga, mindfulness, and meditation since 2007. Tom also leads the Tenth Gate WorkPlace WellBeing Program, providing stress management courses to schools, municipalities, and corporate workplaces across Southern New England and beyond.

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