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Stricker Lecture 2017

2017 Speaker: Chungliang Al Huang • Register Now

May 16, 2017 • 4 pm • Best Buy Theater in Northrop Auditorium

Join us for the 26th Annual Ruth Stricker Mind-Body Lecture, featuring Chungliang Al Huang.

BALANCING THE DANCE OF LIVING

We live in a fast-paced world, full of anxiety, distractions and fear. In his book, Quantum Soup: Fortune Cookies in Crisis, Chungliang Al Huang asks, “Have we grown so used to the pace that slowing down is frightening?” The challenge of finding resilience has never been greater. Can we slow down and recapture the connections that have suffered with the speed of daily living?  PDF icon Lecture Flier.pdf

 Ruther Sticker Lecture 2017

 

Join Us at the University of Minnesota

TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

TIME: 4:00 pm Followed by book signing and refreshments

LOCATION: Best Buy Theater at Northrop 

84 Church Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

COST: $15

REGISTER ONLINE: Space is limited. Please register here. CEUs: .15 (1.5 hours) an additional $15

QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION: www.csh.umn.edu | 612-624-9459 | 

Join Us at the Marsh

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017

TIME: 7:00 pm You are welcome to attend a book signing and reception following the presentation.

LOCATION: The Marsh, A Center for Balance and Fitness

15000 Minnetonka Boulevard Minnetonka, MN 55345

DIRECTIONS

COST: $20 public/$15 Marsh members

REGISTER ONLINE: Space is limited. Please register here.

QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION: www.themarsh.com | 952-935-2202 

About the Ruth Stricker Mind-Body Lecture

Each year the Center brings a world-renowned leader in mind-body medicine to the Twin Cities metro to talk about topics at the forefront in integrative health and wellness. Usually held in April, these well-attended and inspiring programs are made possible through a generous gift from Ruth Stricker. The Annual Ruth Stricker Mind-Body Lecture is produced by the Center for Spirituality & Healing and co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Henry L. Taylor Professorship in Exercise Science and Health Enhancement and the School of Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development.

About Ruth Stricker

As founder and executive director of The Marsh: A Center for Balance and Fitness in Minnetonka, Stricker is a pioneer and international spokesperson for the mind-body connection. With a global viewpoint, Ruth fully integrates Eastern and Western philosophies into her professional and personal life, her theme being, “the resiliency of the human spirit” and how it enables us to find a sense of wellbeing in our lives... that our challenge is to be emotionally resilient and physically healthy to handle change and stress. Ruth has been a master of mind-body balance for more than 50 years. She champions the conviction that “perseverance is not a long race but many short races, one after another.” Ruth is a mentor to many who share her philosophy.

Previous Ruth Stricker Mind-Body Lecturers

2016: Rudy Tanzi, PhD "Super Brain and Super Genes: The Road to Radical Wellbeing"

2015: Dacher Keitner, PhD "Survival of the Kindest: A New Science of Compassion"

2014: Kelly McGonigal, PhD "The Willpower Instinct and The Neuroscience of Change"

2013: Steven Southwick, MD "Bouncing Back: How Science Informs Resilience"

2012: Esther Sternberg, MD "Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Wellbeing"

2011: Stuart Brown, MD "The Neuroscience of Play"

2010: Jacqueline Olds "Exploring the Importance of Human Connections to Our Health and Wellness"

2009: Peter Whitehouse "Positive Aging Across the Lifespan: Myths About Alzheimer's Disease and How to Create Healthier Intergenerational Stories of Brain Aging"

2008: Matthieu Ricard "Train Your Mind change Your Brain: Cultivating the Inner Conditions for Genuine Happiness

2007: Dr. James Lynch "The Mind is the Teacher of the Soul but the Body is its Book

2006: Dr. Mimi Guarneri "Integrative Approaches to Cardiovascular Disease

2005: Richard Leider "Mindful Aging: Claiming Your Place at the Fire"

2004: Martin Seligman "Positive Psychology, Health and Well-Being"

2003: Dr. Michael Lerner " Why Personal & Environment Health are Inseparable in the 21st Century"

2002: Jean Achterberg "Frontiers in Mind-Body Healing"

2001: Mihaly Csikszentmihaly "The Creative Person and the Creative Process"

2000: Jon Kabat-Zinn "Mindfulness, Meditation and Healing in 21st Century Medicine"

1999: Kenneth R. Pelletier "Sound Mind, Sound Body: A New Model for Lifelong Health"

Earlier lectures

1998 Herbert Benson, MD
1997 Erica S. Froelicher, PhD, RN
1996 Patricia M. Dubbert, PhD
1995 Bonnie G. Berger, Ed.D.
1994 Diane Wiese-Bjorrnstal, PhD
1993 William P. Morgan, PhD
1992 Ruth A. Stricker