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C.A.L.M. Oasis Space

Come to the C.A.L.M. Oasis for mindfulness and meditation, either through open practice or to participate in open learning coordinated by a trained facilitator. All are welcome.

The Space

All are welcome for meditation, prayer and reflection in the C.A.L.M. Oasis. We're excited to increase access to meditation and mindfulness and to cultivate a culture of awareness.

 

Guided Meditation Schedule

Drop in for a brief 20 minutes of meditation over lunch or a longer meditation in the evening.

Midday Meditation

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:20 – 11:40 a.m. 
Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30 – 12:50 p.m. 

 

Classes

Introduction to Meditation & Mindfulness for Students

These classes are four sessions long and free to students. You must be able to attend all four sessions.
Summer Sessions: Schedule coming soon

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Summer Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSR Series for Faculty & Staff

Feel like your brain has too many tabs open? Mindfulness can help quiet the chatter.

Mindfulness is the basic ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we are doing. It allows us to not be overly reactive or overwhelmed by what is going on around us.

It allows us to focus awareness on a present moment, calmly acknowledging and accepting our feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations.

Student Health Services is offering an 8-week series on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for faculty and staff. Space is limited to 15. We will start a wait list once 15 spots per series are filled. Registration Deadline: June 4, 2018.

Series dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location: C.A.L.M. Oasis, Center for Health & Well-Being (room 215)

Sign up by clicking here.  

 

The Importance of Mindfulness

Greater awareness of the ways the body and mind work together can reveal how your unconscious thoughts, feelings and behaviors can undermine your overall health. 

Mindfulness and meditation have been recommended as treatment for:

  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Health Concerns (like high blood pressure)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Sleep Disturbances