Mind-Body Experiments

Mind-Body Experiments is a FREE monthly workshop series exploring various techniques to achieve wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

Workshops are open to students and members of the Campus Community and most events will take place in one of the group studios on the 2nd floor of the Campus Recreation Center, please check each event for location specifics.  Bring your Cat Card and wear comfortable clothing.

Fall 2015 Schedule

Check each event for specific start time and location. All events run about 1 hour in length.

Wednesday, September 9 at 7:30pm in Studio 1, KORU Mindfulness

Open your mind.
Manage your stress.
Learn mindfulness & meditation.

Many of us think that, in order to start meditating, we need to be able to sit still for 45 minutes or longer every day...and we give up before we've even given ourselves a chance! Join Michelle Cooper, a KORU Instructor and CAPS counselor, to learn more about mindfulness practice and meditation skills specifically designed for young adults. For 10 minutes a day, KORU Mindfulness offers a unique mindfulness and meditation program designed especially for young adults and tailored ot be accessible and applicable to college life. It is the ONLY program that has shown scientifically proven benefits on sleep, perceived stress, mindfulness and self-compassion. So, bring an open mind and playful curiosity to today's session and discover some new strategies for managing stress!

Wednesday, September 23 at 7:30pm in Studio 1, Self Defense

In this program, guest speaker Aubrey Ray, will discuss with participants safety tips and strategies for preventing sexual assault. In addition, you will be given the opportunity to practice physical defense techniques that could be used to escape a violent encounter.

Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30pm in Studio 1, Hooping

In this session, guest instructor Kelly Timco, will introduce participants to Hooping. Hooping is a modern dance and exercise that uses handmade hula hoops. It is a total body workout using both on body hoops and mixing in off body arm/hand work. The hoop allows a variety of movements, strengthening the core, improving posture, and allowing a mind/body connection that gives a fun feeling of well-being.

Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30pm in Studio 2, Yoga & Gratefulness

It has been said that "gratitude unlocks the fullness of life" and " turns what we have into enough and more." Through movement, breathing, and meditation, we will explore the gap between what we have and what we want, and we'll attempt to find in that gap our own resources for having enough.


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