Let's Meditate

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Let’s Meditate is a free, guided, mindfulness meditation series sponsored by Cornell Health, in collaboration with numerous campus partners.

Meditation sessions are held daily Monday-Friday at various campus locations throughout the fall and spring semesters (and less frequently during University breaks). Check the schedule below for details.

  • Everyone is welcome! Let’s Meditate is open to all members of the Cornell community, including students, faculty, and staff of all ages, genders, sizes, shapes, and abilities.
  • Come as you are (but we suggest dressing comfortably).
  • Participation is FREE. You are welcome to come to as many sessions as you wish.

What to expect

During each half-hour Let’s Meditate session, a trained facilitator will lead participants through meditation exercises designed to focus on the breath and quiet the mind. Participants typically sit quietly with their eyes closed throughout the session.

Meditation has been shown to reduce stress and foster increased well-being – mentally, physically, cognitively, and emotionally. Learn more about the many benefits of meditation.

Fall 2018 schedule

Mondays:

  • 12:15–12:45 pm — Cornell Health
    Tang Conference Center, 127D
    Special sessions:  11/26, 12/3 and 12/10 ONLY
    location on 12/10: Room, 616 Cornell Health

     
  • 12:45–1:15 pm — Mann Library
    Room 100
    final date: 12/10
     
  • 4:00–4:30 pm — Big Red Barn
    Big Red Barn
    final date: 12/17
     
  • 8:00–8:30 pm — Takton Center
    Balch Hall, Room 3330
    final date: 12/10

Tuesdays:

  • 4:30–5:00 pm — Ag Quad
    Plant Science building, Room 404
    final date: 12/4
     
  • 5:00–5:30 pm — College of Veterinary Medicine
    Schurman Hall, Hagan Room, S1-214
    Please arrive early; key card access to the building is required after 5pm
    final date: 12/11

     
  • 8:00–8:30 pm — Becker House (on West)
    Becker TV Lounge (across from the Dining Hall and next to the vending machines)
    final date: 12/11

Wednesdays:

  • 11:30–12:00 pm — Sibley Hall
    W. Sibley Hall, Room B12
    *no meditation 11/21
    final date: 12/12
     
  • 12:15–12:45 pm — East Hill Office Building
    East Hill Office Building, Room 345
    final date 12/12
     
  • 4:30–5:00 pm — Cornell Johnson School
    Sage Hall, Room 131
    final date: 12/19

Thursdays:

  • 8:15–8:45 am — Anabel Taylor Hall
    Founders Room
    final date: 12/13
     
  • 12:15–12:45 pm — Cornell Health
    Tang Conference Center, 127B
    final date: 12/13
     
  • 4:15–4:45 pm — Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives (OADI)
    CCC building, Room 217
    final date: 12/13
     
  • 8:45–9:15 pm — Hasbrouck
    Hasbrouck Service Center, Big Room
    final date: 12/20

Fridays:

  • 12:30–1:00 pm — Seneca Place on the Commons (Hilton Garden Inn)
    130 E. Seneca Place, Seneca Place Training Room (lower level of Hilton Garden Inn)*
    *Note: If you aren't a Seneca Place employee with access keys, you'll need to take the hotel elevator to the lower level.
    2nd and 4th Fridays of the month
    final date: 12/14
     
  • 2:00–2:30 pm — Human Ecology / Ag Quad
    Academic Surge A, Room 124
    final date: 12/21

Contact

For more information about Let's Meditate, please contact Eve Abrams at ea374@cornell.edu, or Catherine Thrasher-Carroll at ct265@cornell.edu.