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Alliance News Announces Free Lunchtime Meditation Series on Constitution Plaza and the Hartford Business Improvement District are pleased to officially announce the launch of a new weekly meditation series taking place on Constitution Plaza every Monday afternoon beginning June 11 and running through September 24.

The series, dubbed “Meditation Mondays” will take place from 12-1 pm by the clock tower on the north end of Constitution Plaza. Each hour will consist of three 15-minute sessions and will be led by instructors from the Hartford Mindfulness Center. All sessions are free and open to the general public. Participants can sit in for one, two, or all three of the sessions each week.

Studies have shown that meditation helps to reduce stress, control anxiety, promote emotional health, improve areas related to positive thinking and optimism, enhance self-awareness, and lengthen attention span.

Meditation Mondays is made possible by a generous sponsorship from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a non-profit health services company, offers a balanced approach to better health they call, Eastern Harmony, which offers acupuncture as a benefit, fitness reimbursement on yoga and Pilates studio memberships, discounts on alternative therapies such as Ayurvedic medicine, reiki, shiatsu, massage therapy, Tai Chi, homeopathic care, mindfulness/meditation, and others.

The Hartford Business Improvement District (HBID) is a 60-block non-profit 501c(3) special services district. Working collectively with the City of Hartford, as well as the more than 100 property owners and other organizations within the District, the HBID is dedicated to creating positive and lasting change by enhancing the economic vitality and quality of life for employees, visitors and residents within our District.

For any questions or more information please contact HBID Director of Marketing, Chip McCabe at