I Need Stress Relief

The Campus Recreational Center has group fitness classes (including Zumba, spin, Pilates, and yoga), gym equipment, a running/walking track, swimmingintramural sports, and a wellness center with a meditation corner. Weekly meditation classes are held at Campus Center and additional yoga classes are held at the Newman Center.
 
Need a mental get away? UMass Amherst has a number of non-denominational indoor and outdoor spaces suitable for contemplative practices, meditation, and relaxation.                 .
 
Even if you feel powerless over the things causing you stress, you can still have control over your lifestyle, thoughts, emotions, and how you solve problems. The Learning Resource Center or your academic advisor can help you find strategies to cope with stressful coursework.
Mindfulness workshops and weekly meditation sessions can change how you react to stress.

Other ways to self-care for stress include: