Mindfulness is a powerful tool to help you stay calm, focused, and on track for academic success. Benefits of mindfulness include:

  • Feeling more calm, happy, and relaxed
  • Reduced anxiety and depression
  • Improved concentration, focus, and academic performance
  • Better sleep
  • Stronger immune system

You can get started practicing mindfulness with a free four-session workshop or with UMass Meditates, live and on-demand contemplative sessions. Try some mindfulness practices on your own using mindfulness apps or online resources.

Other campus resources to check out include mind-body and yoga classes and meditation groups.

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Koru Workshop  •  Rec Center Classes  •  UMass Meditates  •  Mindfulness Apps

Mindfulness Events

Meditation 101

Try meditation once or many times in this free, fun, and supportive drop-in space. Open to all – no previous experience required. Browse this and other CCPH Groups & Workshops.

Koru Mindfulness 

Koru is a free, four-session course designed for college students. It offers an introduction to mindfulness in everyday life. 

UMass Meditates

Explore live and on-demand Mindfulness sessions by and for UMass community members. 

Here and Now

Learn new meditation tools, revisit familiar techniques, and work to build your individual meditative toolkit.

The PART Program

The 9-week Positivity and Relaxation Training (PART) program helps participants develop a self-care routine to help manage stress and improve their outlook and enhance their quality of life. Register for this 1-credit online on SPIRE: 69227, 69229, 69230, 69231

The Vipassana Meditation Center (VMC) of Shelburne, MA offers twice monthly 10-day residential, silent meditation courses. VMC, in partnership with UMass Amherst, reserves course space for Five College students, faculty, and staff. Click here to apply.