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Activities in the Student Wellness Center

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Moments of Mindfulness

In partnership with Duke Student Government and numerous student organizations, Moments of Mindfulness offers the Duke community opportunities to relax, reenergize, and recharge through a variety of wellness experiences within the Student Wellness Center. Moments of Mindfulness promotes the reduction of stress and anxiety while prioritizing self-care and focusing on the present.

CommuniTea

In partnership with Duke CommuniTEA, this wellness experience allows you to gain a deeper understanding of wellness through tea culture. You will have the opportunity to interact through the medium of tea appreciation in a space that promotes relaxation and self-care. For more information email jie.liu1@duke.edu.

Check back soon for Fall 2018 opportunities!

Relax, restore, and energize your physical and mental well-being by coming together to create rhythm, a universal language that allows us to connect with ourselves and others. Through this experience you will begin to encounter how drumming induces relaxation and feelings of well-being, while releasing stress. 

Interested in helping facilitate? Send us an email!

Close-Knit

Created by one of our Wellness Interns, this wellness experience gives you a chance to become a part of an inclusive community while learning or improving upon a skill that promotes wellness through the mindful activity of knitting. 

All materials are provided and no prior experience necessary!

Check back soon for Fall 2018 opportunities!

Meditation

This wellness experience, consisting of four classes, is designed to help you learn mindfulness through the practice of specific skills that calm and focus your mind; and through the practice of meditation. If you are feeling pressured and stressed, or just interested in learning a new skill that can enrich your life, these classes are for you!

Upcoming Koru Opportunties:

Oasis Singing Bowl

Through the promotion of environmental wellness, these two self-care spaces allow you to interact with different items from around the world that promote overall well-being and stress reduction.

Create your own aromatherapy room spray, meditate using a singing bowl, or relax in our massage chair. 

Relax. Reenergize. Repeat.

Hours of Operation and Locations

Open Meditation

This wellness experience allows you to learn a new skill that will help you relax more and worry less while coming together with the greater Duke community.

This group meets in room 148* behind the Pharmacy on the first floor of the Student Wellness Center every Tuesday from 11:00am - 12:00pm until July 31st.

*On July 10th, 17th, and 24th the group will meet in Oasis West on the first floor of the Student Wellness Center.

 

Want learn what your inner motra is and how writing can open new doors to introspection? 

This wellness experience will allow you to develop mindfulness skills through the art of journaling and writing.
 

Check back soon for Fall 2018 opportunities!

Through this wellness experience you will have the opportunity to learn or expand your knowledge of card tricks!

Performing card magic, even very simple tricks, is an enjoyable and interactive experience for both the performer and spectators, and it never fails to bring a smile and awe to those who are witness.

You can help to spread joy, laughter, and "How did you do that?" 's, all while disconnecting from the stresses of schoolwork and learning a new skill. Come experience this Moment of Mindfulness and help to make everyone's day around you a little more... magical!"  

Check back soon for Fall 2018 opportunities!

Wellness Art Gallery

Our rotating art gallery features the work of your classmates and their interpretation of the six dimensions of wellness through various mediums. 

Do you have artwork you would like displayed or have a friend you would like to nominate? Send us an email!

This once a week, weekly listserv keeps you informed about wellness related events on campus and also serves as a space to publicize your group or department's wellness related events.

Want to subscribe or advertise your wellness event our our list? Send us an email!

Do you enjoy writing? We are always looking for students to share their wellness experiences and stories through our blog.

Send us an email!

Meditation Garden

Extending along the side of the Student Wellness Center, this meditative garden is a calming spot for you to meander through a natural living space, leaving cares and concerns behind.

The meditation garden features a yoga deck, a labyrinth for walking meditation, and our highly sought out egg chairs.

Relax. Rejuvenate. Repeat.

Painting Wellness

Created by one of our Wellness Interns, this wellness experience gives you a chance to become a part of an inclusive community while learning or improving upon a skill that promotes wellness through the mindful activity of painting while listening to music. 

All materials are provided and no prior experience necessary!

Check back soon for Fall 2018 opportunities!

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Have an idea for a Moments of Mindfulness activity? Send us an email!