Day of Mindfulness

Stop. Breathe. Focus.

The University of Central Arkansas is hosting the Annual Day of Mindfulness on the UCA campus on Thursday, April 7, 2021  Sponsored by the Office of Student Success, Student Wellness, Counseling Services, 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, April 5

1:40-2:30 (X-period) – What is Mindfulness?  (COB 107 – Lecture by Dr. Jim Deitrick, Department of Philosophy & Religion)

DOM yoga
Thursday, April 7

All Day – Labyrinth Walk – The UCA Labyrinth is located behind (West) of State Hall, across from the UCA police station

  • What is a labyrinth?  How is it used? Click here for more information.

12:30-3:00Coloring, Painting, and Origami Therapy (Student Center Lawn)

1:30-2:30 (X-Period) –

  • Meditative Drumming with True Alisandre (Amphitheatre)
  • Guided Meditation at the UCA Labyrinth (1:45-2:00) with Dr. Susan Sobel (the Labyrinth is behind (West) of State Hall)
  • Bubble Therapy and Pet Therapy (Student Center Lawn)
  • The Colors of Love/ The Colors of Life performance (Harding Fountain Plaza)

5:30-6:00pm –

Wellness & Relaxation Event (click for more info) for Faculty/Staff (McCastlain Fireplace Room)


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

HPER Yoga Class Schedules:  https://uca.edu/campusrecreation/group-exercise/

Counseling Services:  https://uca.edu/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:

What is Mindfulness?

Defining Mindfulness

What the heck is mindfulness and why do it?

A study on college success and mindfulness

How Mindfulness Can Defeat Racial Bias

College Students Guide to Mindfulness