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Contemplative Programs

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Join us for weekly opportunities to engage with others in the community for meditation and yoga.

Open to Stanford affiliates. All sessions are held at the CIRCLE (Center for Inter-Religious, Community, Learning and Experiences) on the 3rd floor of Old Union.

Student-Led Yoga Mondays

Mondays at 7:00 pm

April 11- 25: CIRCLE Common Room
May 2 - May 23: CIRCLE Sanctuary

Note: No Monday Student-led Yoga due to Memorial Day Holiday

Student-Led Yoga is intended as a means of making the mental and physical benefits of asanas readily available to all, regardless of where you are on your yogi journey. Expect to move with your breath: this well-balanced Vinyasa flow class intends to get you out of your head and into your body, and modifications will always be available.

Yoga-X: Yin and Restorative Yoga

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm

April 12-26: CIRCLE Common Room
May 3-May 31: CIRCLE Sanctuary

Yin and Restorative Yoga Class with Heather Freeman. This class explores gentle movement, breath, and mindfulness to support sleep, healthful rest, and enhanced resilience.

Student-Led Yoga Wednesdays

Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

April 13 - June 1: CIRCLE Sanctuary

Student-Led Yoga is intended as a means of making the mental and physical benefits of asanas readily available to all, regardless of where you are on your yogi journey. Expect to move with your breath: this well-balanced Vinyasa flow class intends to get you out of your head and into your body, and modifications will always be available.

Guided Meditation

Thursdays at 7:00 pm

April 14 - June 2: CIRCLE Common Room

Evening Guided Meditation is designed to offer basic meditation skills, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen self-reflection, and to offer instructions on how meditation can be useful during stressful and uncertain times.  All sessions are led by Andy Acker.

 

Please contact dianea1@stanford.edu if you have any questions about these programs.