Memorial Union, 2015, Spring, shoes, sunny

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

Classes that include a Contemplative element
  • Many Physical Activities Courses (PACs) teach contemplative movements, such as 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, or PAC 256 and 257 Tai Chi I and II. Not all courses are offered every term. Check the online catalog for course availability.
  • The School of History, Philosophy and Religion has several courses exploring Buddhist history and traditions. Consider 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. Not all courses are offered every term. Check the online catalog for course availability.

     

  • The School of Psychological Science offers PSY 499 The Psychology of Meditation, and PSY 499 The Science of Happiness.
  • The School of Writing, Literature and Film offers WR 420/520: Studies in Writing: Contemplative Pedagogies.
  • The Graduate School offers a Water Resources Policy Course, WRP 521 Water Conflict Management and Transformation.* As new courses and opportunities are offered, this website will be updated. If you offer a course and would like to have it included on this page, please email audrey.perkins@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) Spring 2017
  • Mondays 11am-12pm, at CAPS, Snell 527 (starts week 2), facilitated by Emmy Woessner, PsyD
  • Thursdays 3-4pmat CAPS, Snell 527 (startsweek 2),facilitated by Jim Gouveia, LCSW
Check out other Counseling and Psychological Services(CAPS)offerings

Students walking in front of a building

Resources for Graduate Students:

Mindfulness Meditation

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 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.

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!

 

Philosophy/Yoga class, students, Stuart Sarbacker

Resources for Faculty & Staff:

Mindfulness Meditation (Catered specifically to Faculty & Staff)

Drop-in, Thursdays 12:30-1pm at CAPS (starts week 2), 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 now-forming 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.