Wellness and Prevention Services offers 4-week course where participants learn mindfulness and meditation skills. Through this curriculum taught by certified instructors, you may experience less stress, better sleep, increased focus and less self-judgement. Attendance at all four sessions is required. Classes are limited to 12 students and registration is on a first-come, first served basis. Once you register, expect an email one or two days before class begins with further instructions and room number. Register for the section that works best for you. Class costs are covered as a part of your student fees.
Did you know studies have shown that mindfulness meditation can be as effective as medicine in the treatment of anxiety? Try it out and and see if it helps!
Koru Mindfulness Class
More classes coming soon after Fall Break!
Anyone who has completed our introductory mindfulness class is invited to attend Mindfulness 2.0 class. Mindfulness 2.0 is our next level mindfulness class. You will learn a few more meditation skills and deepen your practice in community with other students, faculty and staff looking to make meditation a larger part of their lives. Registration for Mindfulness 2.0 is by invitation only. All students, faculty and staff who have completed a Mindfulness class while at App State through Wellness and Prevention Services and accepted the Mindfulness listserve invitation will receive an email with the registration link, so make sure you are checking your email. If you did not receive an invite when you believe you should have, please email Elisabeth Cavallaro.
The following is required reading for Koru 2.0 class (some copies are available to borrow via Belk Library or the Watauga County Appalachian Regional Library):
- Real Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
Go At Your Own Pace Meditation Classes
No time to take a full Koru class? Try out one of our 4 week Go At Your Own Pace classes. There are no scheduled meetings, and all content can be viewed on your own time. There is a one-time $3.99 fee to use the Koru app for these Go At Your Own Pace classes.