Welcome!  Scroll down to find resources for:

  • Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff and Faculty
  • Corvallis Community

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Resources for Students:

Student Mindfulness Club

Organized through Counseling and Psychological Services and led by Emelyne Woessner. For more information contact Emelyne.Woessner@oregonstate.edu

The Mind Spa at CAPS

The Mind Spa at CAPS is a unique sanctuary for everyone in the OSU community where you can soothe your mind, body, and spirit. Come explore an experience like no other on campus.Relax and unkink that stubborn muscle in the full body massage chair, center yourself in the meditation corner, use our guided relaxation software to find calmness, or sit by the therapy light on a rainy day. You donotneed to be a CAPS client to use the Mind Spa; it's open to all OSU students, faculty, and staff at no charge. There is no paperwork required and you can book the Mind Spa for up to one hour. All you need to do is relax!

The Mind Spa is available Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, with orientations to the biofeedback relaxation software available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays between 2pm and 4pm. You may call 541-737-2131 or stop by CAPS, on the 5th floor of Snell Hall, to make an appointment.

Mindfulness Meditation Group (Drop-In) Fall 2017
Check out other Counseling and Psychological Services(CAPS)offerings

CAPS provides individual, couples, and group counseling for OSU students, as well as outreach and education to OSU and the surrounding communities.

Classes that include a Contemplative element 

Physical Activities Courses (PACs)

  • Yoga or Tai Chi. Consider PAC 199
  • Yoga for Personal Practice
  • PAC 294 and 295 Yoga I and II
  • PAC 296 Yogathon
  • PAC 297 Fitness Yoga
  • AC 256 and 257 Tai Chi I and II
  • PAC 202 Meditation (Mindful Living) Coming spring 2018

School of History, Philosophy and Religion has several courses exploring Buddhist history and traditions.

  • PHL 208 Buddhist Traditions
  • PHL 213 Intro to Hindu Traiditions
  • PHL 214, Intro to Islamic Traditions
  • PHL 312 Asian Thought
  • PHL 430 History of Buddhist Philosophy
  • PHL 432 Yoga and Tantric Traditions
  • PHL 499 Tophics on Philosophy: Green Yoga.

School of Psychological Science

  • PSY 499 The Psychology of Meditation
  • PSY 499 The Science of Happiness.

School of Writing, Literature and Film 

  • WR 420/520: Studies in Writing: Contemplative Pedagogies.

Graduate School

  • WRP 521Water Resources Policy
  • Water Conflict Management and Transformation.

If you offer a course that you would like included on this page, please email audrey.perkins@oregonstate.edu

Students walking in front of a building

Resources for Graduate Students:

Mindfulness Meditation

Off for summer.  Feel free to sit with student group that meets Thurs. 3-4 summer term.   (During Fall, Winter, Spring Terms--Drop-in, Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm in the Graduate Student Success Center/MU 203 (starts week 1), facilitated by Shaznin Daruwalla, PsyD)

The Mind Spa at CAPS

is a unique sanctuary for everyone in the OSU community where you can soothe your mind, body, and spirit. Come explore an experience like no other on campus.Relax and unkink that stubborn muscle in the full body massage chair, center yourself in the meditation corner, use our guided relaxation software to find calmness, or sit by the therapy light on a rainy day. You donotneed to be a CAPS client to use the Mind Spa; it's open to all OSU students, faculty, and staff at no charge. There is no paperwork required and you can book the Mind Spa for up to one hour. All you need to do is relax!

The Mind Spa is available Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, with orientations to the biofeedback relaxation software available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays between 2pm and 4pm. You may call 541-737-2131 or stop by CAPS, on the 5th floor of Snell Hall, to make an appointment.Student Organizations:

Labyrinth

There is a brick labyrinth just south of the CH2MHill Alumni Center which is available at all times for person who would like to walk the labyrinth. In addition  Westminster House provides opportunities for Labyrinth Walking on a portable labyrinth at various times throughout the year. Watch the Upcoming Events page for this year's scheduled walks.

Contemplative Studies Mindfulness Meditation Open Weekly Practice Group

Mondays 6:30-8pm Westminster House 101 NW Monroe St. Open to all. No charge. No experience necessary. Just drop in (come a tad early to be on time) or contact Julie Graves Julie.graves@oregonstate.edu or Audrey Perkins audrey.perkins@oregonstate.edu for more info!

Resources for Faculty & Staff:

Mindfulness Meditation (Catered specifically to Faculty & Staff)

Drop-in, Thursdays 12:30-1pm at CAPS (starts June 28), facilitated by Jim Gouveia, LCSW

The Mind Spa at CAPS

is a unique sanctuary for everyone in the OSU community where you can soothe your mind, body, and spirit. Come explore an experience like no other on campus.Relax and unkink that stubborn muscle in the full body massage chair, center yourself in the meditation corner, use our guided relaxation software to find calmness, or sit by the therapy light on a rainy day. You donotneed to be a CAPS client to use the Mind Spa; it's open to all OSU students, faculty, and staff at no charge. There is no paperwork required and you can book the Mind Spa for up to one hour. All you need to do is relax!

The Mind Spa is available Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, with orientations to the biofeedback relaxation software available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays between 2pm and 4pm. You may call 541-737-2131 or stop by CAPS, on the 5th floor of Snell Hall, to make an appointment.

Contemplative Pedagogy Professional Learning Community

Consider joining the upcoming Contemplative Pedagogy Professional Learning Community.  To begin learning about contemplative pedagogy, you can visit Wake Forest's rich resource site.  If you are interested in being a part of this professional learning community here at Oregon State, contact Coordinator of Contemplative Studies Audrey Perkins (audrey.perkins@oregonstate.edu) or Director of Center for Teaching and Learning, Kay Sagmiller (kay.sagmiller@oregonstate.edu).

Labyrinth

There is a brick labyrinth just south of the CH2MHill Alumni Center which is available at all times for person who would like to walk the labyrinth. In additionWestminster Houseprovides opportunities for Labyrinth Walking on a portable labyrinth at various times throughout the year. Watch the Upcoming Events page for this year's scheduled walks.

Resources for the Community

Contemplative Studies Mindfulness Meditation Open Weekly Practice Group

Mondays 6:30-8pm Westminster House 101 NW Monroe St. Open to all. No charge. No experience necessary. Just drop in (come a tad early to be on time) or contact Julie Graves Julie.graves@oregonstate.edu or Audrey Perkins audrey.perkins@oregonstate.edu for more info!

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There is a brick labyrinth just south of the CH2MHill Alumni Center which is available at all times for person who would like to walk the labyrinth. In additionWestminster Houseprovides opportunities for Labyrinth Walking on a portable labyrinth at various times throughout the year. Watch the Upcoming Events page for this year's scheduled walks.