Programme in English
Come and join one of the biggest municipal education centers in Europe. The MVHS welcomes you also in English! We offer a wide variety of courses, seminars and workshops on a multitude of topics – all delivered in the most widely spoken language in the world.
Dieser Yogakurs soll werdende Mütter bestmöglich durch ihre Schwangerschaft begleiten und physisch wie psychisch auf die Geburt vorbereiten. Die Körper-, Atem- und Meditationsübungen schulen die Körperwahrnehmung, machen den Körper geschmeidig und schenken innere Ruhe. Der regelmäßige Besuch der Yogastunden kann typische Beschwerden wie Rückenschmerzen, Sodbrennen und hormonell bedingte Missstimmungen lindern und vorbeugen. This yoga class intends to support and accompany expectant mothers through their pregnancy and to prepare them physically and mentally for the birth. The body, breathing and meditation exercises train body awareness, improve mobility and give inner balance. Regular practice can alleviate and prevent typical complaints such as back pain or hormonal imbalances. Participation only recommended from week 13. Der Unterricht findet auf Englisch satt, die Dozentin versteht und spricht aber auch Deutsch.
What is understood under the term risk management and how is it implemented by employees and/or project leaders? Through input and practical exercises you will learn how to identify, evaluate and monitor potential risk, and to depict it in cost management. You will also learn how to create a risk plan. This seminar is in alignment with international standards of project management (PMI). It is part of the Project Management Course of Lectures which completes the examination for certification as Project Manager (P440565 or P440566) but can also be visited as a standalone course. Requirement: Basic knowledge in project management
Have you ever wanted to get a taste of jewellery making? This workshop will teach you how to make a silver charm of your design. Almost anything can be made from sheet metal into a pendant to wear around your neck, including initials, flowers or animals. Please come with some images to start the creative process! This class will include instruction on sawing, piercing, filing, texturing and soldering; silver and a range of cords can be bought directly in the workshop.
Culture is the environment that surrounds you at work. It is made up of the values and beliefs, underlying assumptions, interests, experiences, upbringing, and habits that create a person’s behaviour. Culture shapes your personality, work, work relationships and work processes. An organization’s culture consists of the life experiences each employee brings to it. Every employee has an impact on the culture that is developed in the workplace. Let's talk about the impact culture has on you and your work.
In times of global uncertainty, Eastern wisdom has become a megatrend: yoga classes, mindfulness training and spiritual teachers are springing up wherever you look. They address our longing for meaning and they promise to end suffering in our daily life, which many of us experience as being full of stress. At the same time, we want to function well in the modern, Western world: the rent needs to be paid, the job demands our commitment, and we want to spend more time with our family. But how does it all fit together? This lavishly illustrated talk addresses the larger picture of this core question of our time.
In a demanding and stressful environment it is important to activate the ability to connect with inner resources in order to find more balance and a life with less anxiety and greater peace of mind. In this seminar you will learn more about the connection of body and mind, thoughts, feelings and resulting action. The methods applied are meditation, mindful and easy body exercises and awareness in daily life.
Yin Yang Yoga combines flowing Vinyasa Yoga with calm Yin Yoga. The Yang part involves intensive practice. The movements are guided by the breath, they strengthen the muscles and stimulate the metabolism. The postures of the Yin part are held for a few minutes with the attention turned inward. This particularly addresses the facial tissue and gently relieves tension. The interplay of Yin and Yang balances body and mind. For participants with and without yoga experience. Der Unterricht findet auf Englisch satt, die Dozentin versteht und spricht aber auch Deutsch.
Yoga is not a "one size fits all" discipline, but a body of knowledge and tools that need to be carefully tailored to suit each one of us. In this class, movement and breathing will be brought in tune with gentle poses that will be practiced according to the student's ability, using aids such as yoga blocks, belts and blankets. Pranayama (breathing technique) and meditation will be introduced. All levels of experience are welcome.
A dynamic yoga style in which the asanas (postures) flow into one another. The breath leads the movement. This intensive yoga practice strengthens the muscles, improves mobility and trains balance. The harmonious sequence of movements connects body, breath and mind. Previous yoga experience is beneficial.
Bavarian dishes are hearty soul food, making very simple regional ingredients into tasty, satisfying culinary experiences. We are going to prepare easy varieties of bread and potato dumplings, Spätzle – serving it as Käsespätzle (Bavarian Mac & Cheese), and an authentic Krustenbraten (roasted pork and crackling) made from Bavarian pork. For side dishes we are going to make a healthy Krautsalat (slaw) and of course Kartoffelsalat (potato salad). To satisfy our sweet tooth we are going to bake Apfel- and Topfenstrudel. Please bring: tea towel, apron and small plastic containers.
A dynamic yoga style in which the asanas (postures) flow into one another. The breath leads the movement. This intensive yoga practice strengthens the muscles, improves mobility and trains balance. The harmonious sequence of movements connects body, breath and mind. Previous yoga experience is beneficial. Der Unterricht findet auf Englisch satt, die Dozentin versteht und spricht aber auch Deutsch.
Ease yourself into the relaxing world of writing. Arrive with your own ideas or let yourself be inspired by a variety of intriguing impulses provided. At various points in the evening, you will be invited to read what you have written. This course is all about immersing yourself within the freedom and relief of writing -- and doing so within the warm generosity of a group.
Qigong as part of traditional Chinese medicine can harmonize and strengthen body, mind and spirit. For this, gently flowing movements are combined with calm breathing and mindful relaxation and imagination exercises. With regular practice Qigong is easy to learn and suitable for all ages. There are no special physical requirements. In the course the basic principles of Qigong are practiced. Der Unterricht findet auf Englisch satt, der Dozent versteht und spricht aber auch Deutsch.
An online workshop for free-spirited writerly wanderers. An interplay of poetic passages, evocative prompts and sublime sharing will help you breathe life into the precious and deeply personal realm of your own writing. "Give me one lonely hour to hymn the setting day." (William Cullen Bryant)
Have you always dreamed of painting and creating your own art? Realise your vision and start painting now! In this course you will learn or revise fundamental techniques and, with guidance, transfer your ideas to paper. The result will be as varied as its creators. Acrylic paints are most suitable for this course, however, if you would prefer to work with other materials, please feel free to bring them along.
Immerse yourself, for a weekend, in painting. Switch off and free your mind from the daily grind. This is a course for all those who already have some experience with acrylic painting and are familiar with the basics. The focus will be on your own works. We will discuss the appropriate composition of the picture and analyse which technique is best suited for developing your painting style. The group atmosphere creates a positive support, especially as it gives us a different perspective on our own pieces.
Taijiquan and Qigong are traditional Chinese internal arts to harmonize and strengthen body, mind and spirit. Regular practice can bring better health, increased energy levels and a greater ability to deal with stress and pressure. The movements are energetic, elegant and subtle. With the right amount of patience, Taijiquan and Qigong are easy to learn and practice. Der Unterricht findet auf Englisch satt, der Dozent versteht und spricht aber auch Deutsch.
If you enjoy reading and sharing your ideas, come join us! We meet informally approximately every four weeks to discuss novels. Please read the book for every session and bring your thoughts with you. The book club will suit people who enjoy discussing fiction in a group setting. - Sue Townsend, The Queen and I (March) - Shehan Karunatilaka, The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida (April) - Louise Erdrich, The Sentence (May) - Zora Hurston, Their Eyes were watching God (June) - Graham Swift, Mothering Sunday (July) If the situation requires, this course can be held online.
Poets have long known what natural scientists have, only in recent decades, come to recognize: that human beings are born with an innate love of nature and can only thrive as a part of the natural world, and not apart from it. Eminent poets such as John Keats, Emily Dickinson, Edward Thomas, and Louise Glück explore the strong connection between nature and us in fascinating ways. We shall combine our indoor discussion of nature poems with short walks to the Isar to deepen our understanding of the authors' aims and ideas. Participants are welcome to suggest poems for discussion.
In Hawaiian mythology an 'aumakua is a personal or family god which takes on physical forms similar to the spirit of animals of Native Americans. Their cultural legacy remains in the Aloha State to the present day. In this talk by a writer and teacher from Hawai'i, we will survey the Islands' ancient gods, focusing on the fascinating phenomena of 'aumakua.