Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
The Counseling and Testing Center offers a variety of workshops throughout the semester. Below is a list of some of the workshops that are offered. Students who have any questions regarding a specific workshop should contact Lineliz Vassallo, mind-body coordinator at 404-413-1746.
- Mindful Tools for Test Anxiety and Paper Procrastination
Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Learn mindfulness practices for relaxing the mind and body for peak performance.
- Focused Attention Training and Mindful Study Skills
Thursdays at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 2:30 p.m.
Learn how to train the mind to stay on task, block out distractions and stay focused on goals.
- Relaxation Tools and Mindful Movement
Mondays at 3 p.m. and Fridays at 9 a.m.
Learn practices that deepen relaxation, calm and clarity.
- Mindful Self-Compassion
Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
Learn how to treat yourself more kindly with simple tools for responding in a warm, compassionate way when experiencing painful emotions.
- Mind-Body Rotating Workshop Series
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
Covering various mindfulness topics listed above. Offered in the Multicultural Center.
- Sunday Evening Relaxation Elixir
Sundays at 8 p.m.
Join the Mind-Body Clinic for an evening reminder that no matter what the week throws students, they can handle it. Sessions include a variety of relaxation and mindfulness practices including gentle movement and guided meditation. Offered in collaboration with University Housing.
First floor, Commons Lounge, Room A19
Drop-In Sessions (30 minutes)
- Concentration Meditation for Improved Focus
Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Take a break and improve the ability to concentrate. Practice tuning out internal and external distractions and letting go of worries. Your mind and body will thank you. Return to studying recharged, refocused and refreshed.
- Awareness Meditations and Relaxation
Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
Come engage with mindfulness practices that increase present moment awareness and relax the mind and body. Return to the day with greater ease.
- Meditations for Happiness
Fridays at 11 a.m.
Relieve stress and have fun. Learn meditations and activities to cultivate positive emotions. There are lots of different ways to manage and relieve stress. Make it a habit to prioritize health, happiness and well-being.
Four-Week and Eight-Week Mindfulness Courses
Four-Week start dates: November 7 at 1 p.m., November 15 at 2 p.m.
Eight-Week start date: November 7 at 4 p.m.
Mindfulness and meditation are skills that help to decrease stress, increase awareness and concentration while helping to maintain balance through times of increasing demands, change and uncertainty. This course, consisting of four or eight classes, is designed to help students calm and stabilize their minds, manage anxiety and stress and help them to live a more fulfilling life. Students who are feeling pressured or stressed are invited to learn these wonderful and essential life skills!
Students will learn basic mindfulness practices including sitting meditation, moving meditation practices and awareness activities that help them cultivate a sense of presence, focus and equanimity. Through class discussions and assigned exercises, students learn to integrate mindfulness in to their daily experience.