Day of Mindfulness

Stop. Breathe. Focus.

The University of Central Arkansas is hosting the Annual Day of Mindfulness on the UCA campus on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.   Sponsored by the Office of Student Success, Campus Recreation and Wellness, and Learning Communities, the annual Day of Mindfulness highlights programs and activities that can integrate mindfulness practices into daily life in order to help you control stress and improve your academic performance.  Join us!

Schedule –  Tuesday, Apr 25  

Yoga on the Lawn at UCANoon-1pm


McAlister Lawn (Outside Location) HPER Large Studio (Rain/Cold Location)

Sponsored by Campus Recreation and Wellness

Yoga mats provided inside



Art Therapy for Day of Mindfulness ReminderNoon-3pm

Mindfulness Through Art Therapy , Self-Care Packs & Mindfulness Notes

Student Center Lawn, Library Entryway & Tutoring Services (Library 223)

Sponsored by the Office of Student Success, the Counseling Center, and Dean of Students Office



Labyrinth at UCA1pm-2:30pm

Guided Labyrinth Walks 

The labyrinth behind State Hall weather permitting

Sponsored by the Office of Student Success




Hammack Lounge at the Nature Reserve1:30-3:30pm

Hammock Lounge

The Nature Reserve weather permitting

Sponsored by Campus Recreation and Wellness

Hammocks provided



Day of Mindfulness - Chess on the Student Center Lawn1:40-2:30pm

The Game of Chess as a Mindful Practice

UCA Chess Club

Student Center Lawn (Outside location)Old Main 204 (Rain/Cold location)

Everyone welcome!



Finding your life's purposeAcademic Success Workshop 

“The Meaning of Life: Finding Your Life’s Purpose” 

LSC 100

Sponsored by the Office of Student Success




Day of Mindfulness Painting in the HYPER Wet Classroom


Painting and Stress Relief Tips 

HPER Wet Classroom

Sponsored by Campus Recreation and Wellness 




Living in HPaW Residential College?  Then join us for these Mindfulness Events, too!

Please visit these links for information on more mindfulness opportunities on the UCA campus:

HPER Yoga Class Schedules:

Counseling Services:

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Success at 501-852-2117.

Sites of Interest

More information about what mindfulness is and how you can incorporate it into your daily life can be found online.  Several sites to visit include:


Defining Mindfulness

A study on college success and mindfulness

How Mindfulness Can Defeat Racial Bias

College Students Guide to Mindfulness