Private equine-guided development sessions are available for:
  • Stress reduction and emotional self-regulation
  • Improving communication and leadership skills
  • Interspecies spiritual exploration

Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. by appointment
Some weekend days available.
Contact: Beverley Kane, MD
Sessions are held at Webb Ranch, Portola Valley, CA

Stanford Medical Tai Chi

Wednesdays, April 3 — June 5
4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Stanford Campus
Palo Alto, CA

Tai chi (taiji) is a recognized form of integrative and complementary medicine. This class promotes health and well-being by teaching how to decrease stress, depression, and anxiety through the practice of moving meditation. The course also includes a journal club segment to study the peer-reviewed research on the health benefits of tai chi and qigong.

Stanford students register in FAMMED 213.
Registration opens March 6.
Credit: 1 unit for Stanford students.

FREE for Stanford employees, faculty, staff, and community members.
To register, contact: Beverley Kane, MD

Stanford Medicine and Horsemanship —
A Communication Model for the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Sundays, April 28 and May 5
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Webb Ranch (10 minutes from campus)
Portola Valley, CA

Medicine and Horsemanship is a medical school elective for healthcare students, physicians, nurses, and other patient care providers from Stanford and outlying areas. Learn effective communication, team work, leadership & followership, and self-care skills with magnificent, gentle horses. Business, law, and engineering students have also attended and are welcome. See Equine-imity Program Page for additional information.

Limit: 12 participants
Free for Stanford students. Register in FAMMED 252.

$250 for non-Stanford students
$400 for healthcare professionals
Credit: 1 unit for students