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Koru Mindfulness

What is Koru Mindfulness?

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Koru Mindfulness is a 4-week course where participants learn mindfulness and meditation skills. Through this curriculum taught by certified Koru Mindfulness instructors, you may experience less stress, better sleep, increased focues 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

These classes are live online class. Sessions will not be recorded - you must attend live. Once you register, expect an email one or two days before class begins with further instructions on how to join the Zoom room. For an asynchronous experience, students, faculty and staff can sign up for the Koru un-class. There is a $3.99 fee to use the Koru app for this un-class. Registering for this class gives you access to the Koru Mindfulness app, including guided meditations, a meditation log, and a class-wide gratitude river. The App State library does carry an unlimited use online license for the Koru class book. If you use the book and the app together, you will have a great go at your own pace introduction to mindfulness course.

Wednesdays Starting 05/27/2020 [Sign Up for the Waitlist]
Teacher: Elisabeth Cavallaro| Location: Zoom - Online
Wednesday May 27, 2020 2pm - 3:15pm
Wednesday June 3, 2020 2pm - 3:15pm
Wednesday June 10, 2020 2pm - 3:15pm
Wednesday June 17, 2020 2pm - 3:15pm

Required Reading for All Classes: The Mindful Twenty-Something: Life Skills to Handle Stress…and Everything Else by Holly B. Rogers (available for free via course reserve or online in the App State library).

App State Koru Sangha

A sangha is a community of people who come together to practice meditation together. App State's Koru Sangha meets the third Tuesday of every month from 5pm - 6pm. See below for location. We will practice meditation together, listen to a lesson on mindfulness and also spend unstructured time getting to know each other and building community. Any student, faculty or staff are welcome to join us, even if you have not yet participated in a Koru Mindfulness class.

Dates and Location of Sangha:
There will be no May Sangha, due to it falling during intercession. We will have a June Sangha.

Tuesday June 16, 5pm - 6pm via Zoom [RSVP HERE]