Explore our mindfulness offerings for Harvard students below. When registering, please use your Harvard email address.
Koru Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and resiliency to college students and other young adults. You will learn several skills, including meditation, breathing exercises, guided imagery, the body scan, and more. Each of these skills is designed to help you manage stress and enrich your life.
Online Koru Basics Mondays September 13th - October 4th 5:00pm-6:15pm Tara Cousineau Register
Online Koru Basics Mondays September 13th - October 4th 7:00pm-8:15pm Laura Carmen Arena Register
Online Koru Basics Tuesdays September 21st - October 12th 4:30pm-5:45pm Kevin Wehmhoefer Register
Online Koru Basics Thursdays September 16th - October 7th 6:00pm-7:15pm Matt Hersh Register
Mindful of Race
Mindful of Race [in-person] Dates: Mondays (9/13, 9/27, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6) Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm Location: Outdoors at Radcliffe Sunken Garden (Appian Way & Garden St) *in the event of inclement weather, this class will be moved to Zoom Instructor: Abraham Dejene ~OPEN TO STUDENTS IDENTIFYING AS BIPOC ONLY~ Register
An opportunity for Harvard students who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) to gather together for a session of embodied practice and dialogue. Through the lens of mindfulness, we will be exploring race and race relations along with practical tools that will support us in staying present in the midst of challenging times.
Mindfulness & Connecting with Nature [in-person] Dates: Wednesdays (9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6) Time: 3pm - 4pm Location: Outdoors at Radcliffe Sunken Garden (Appian Way & Garden St) *in the event of inclement weather, this class will be moved to Zoom Instructor: Nina Bryce Register
This 4-week Practice Group will explore how mindfulness can help us to connect with nature as a way to support wellbeing. We will learn meditation practices for connecting with natural elements (earth, air, fire, water) as a way of feeling a greater sense of belonging as part of the natural world.
Working with the Inner Critic
Mindfulness & Compassion: Working with the Inner Critic [in-person] Dates: Fridays (9/17, 9/25, 10/1, 10/8) Time: 2pm-3pm Location: Mount Auburn Room, Smith Campus Center (2nd floor) Instructor: Nina Bryce Register
This 4-week Practice Group will explore mindfulness-based tools and methods for working with our "inner critic": the voice inside that can often be harsh and judgmental toward ourselves and others. Students will learn evidence-based mindfulness tools for cultivating an inner voice with more curiosity, warmth, and kindness.
Queer Mindfulness [in-person] Dates: Fridays (9/17, 9/25, 10/1, 10/8) Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm Location: Mount Auburn Room, Smith Campus Center (2nd floor) Instructor: Nina Bryce Register
This 4-week Practice Group is an affinity group for those who identify as LGBTQIA+ and want to learn mindfulness in the context of this community. We will explore mindfulness as it relates to our lived experiences as queer people, focusing especially on practices of grounding ourselves, feeling at home in the body, relating to ourselves with kindness, and developing equanimity.