Spring Stress Management Workshops

Spring Stress Management Workshops

Breathe, Move & Meditate:
Tools for managing stress

Stress is normal and, in fact, we need it to survive! There are times however that stress can sneak up on us and leave us feeling overwhelmed and worthless. It happens to everyone! Learn about how stress works and  ways to chill out before it gets the best of you. Find out how breathing intentionally and moving your body can help you feel more in control of life. Come prepared to practice relaxation techniques in class. Wear loose clothing
(no skirts) and bring a yoga mat or towel if you’d like. These 1 hour workshops meet for 3 consecutive weeks. Sign up for a section.

Location: South Lounge, Reynolds Club

Time:  Tuesdays 4pm – 5pm
Section 301:  4/13/2010, 4/20/2010, 4/27/2010  Register here
Section 302:  5/4/2010, 5/11/2010, 5/18/2010   Register here

Mindfulness
A tool for managing stress

Mindfulness is moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness, cultivated by paying attention. Mindfulness arises naturally out of living and can be strengthened through practice. Sometimes this practice is called meditation. Learn more about this powerful way of managing stress in part by getting in touch with what is bountiful in your life.  These 1 hour sessions meet for 3 consecutive weeks. Sign up for a section.

Time: 2pm – 3pm, Wed.
Location: Chancel area of Rockefeller Chapel

Section 301: 4/14/2010, 4/21/2010, 4/28/2010  Register here

Section 302: 5/5/2010, 5/12/2010, 5/19/2010  Register here

Section 303: 5/26/2010, 6/2/2010, 6/9/2010  Register here

Ongoing Mindfulness Meditation: Rockefeller Chapel

For students who want to practice formal mindfulness meditationwith a group each week. Q & A time at end to enhance practice.
Drop in format. No registration needed

3 – 3:30, Wed. 1/13 –  3/10

For more information, go to http://counseling.uchicago.edu/

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