Resources for Faculty & Staff:
Drop-in, Thursdays 12:30-1pm at CAPS (starts week 2), facilitated by Jim Gouveia, LCSW
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Director of Center for Teaching and Learning, Kay Sagmiller (email@example.com).
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.