Mindfulness Events

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Spring 2020 Offerings


CSU’s Center for Mindfulness

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Mindful Sleep Wednesdays

Dates: March 31 – April 28,, 2021

CSU’s Center for Mindfulness (C4M) invites you to join:

 Mindful Sleep Wednesdays 4-Week Drop-in Sessions facilitated by Natalie Rolle

 Topic: Mindful Sleep Wednesdays 4-Week Spring Drop-in Sessions

 Facilitator: Natalie Rolle, MOT OTR/L works in CSU’s Occupational Therapy. She specializes in behavioral sleep treatments with training in Guided Mindfulness and Acceptance Therapy for Insomnia (GMATI) and advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI).  Natalie serves as the lead OT for sleep initiatives and manages a private practice. Natalie support client’s overall sleep quality and daytime functioning through behavioral interventions.  She also serves as a Student Veteran Coordinator for the New Start for Student Veterans program, focusing on supporting successful outcomes for higher education Veterans who face unique challenges.

 Cost: There is no cost for these sessions.

 Audience: Everyone is welcome.

 Time: 12:00 – 12:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Dates:  Every week on Wed, until Apr 28, 2021, four occurrences:

         March 31, 2021 12:00 – 12:30 PM

        April 7, 2021 12:00 – 12:30 PM

        April 14 (Spring Break, No Session)

        April 21, 2021 12:00 – 12:30 PM

        April 28, 2021 12:00 – 12:30 PM

 Connect:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/99401413829?pwd=ZVJMWDEyUEsyYUZUbkpOWHVab0VoUT09

 Meeting ID: 994 0141 3829

Passcode: 589890

PLEASE NOTE: We are not recording these sessions. However, Lauren Ziegler has graciously shared recorded sessions from C4M’s previous 6-week Mindful Sleep Wednesdays linked here:

  Mindful Sleep

  If you have any questions, please contact Margit Hentschel, C4M Co-Founding Director,

Margit.Hentschel@colostate.edu.

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Mindfulness for Well-being in Stressful Times for CSU Students

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Need to get a handle on your stress? This 4-week workshop will cover 10 mindfulness practices to support your well-being.   Mindfulness is a way to train ourselves to be in the present moment with awareness, acceptance, and self-compassion. Practicing mindfulness can help us cope with difficult experiences, cultivate meaning, and boost positive emotions.  In this series we will delve into mind-body techniques which can strengthen our skills for dealing with life.  We will also have time to practice these new skills. We meet on zoom once a week and attending all 4 sessions is encouraged.  Registration is required:  https://forms.gle/YyLTVYuvZWTX3zHs9

 Spring 2021- 

Wed. February 10-March 3, 12:00-1:30 pm 

Thurs., March 11-April 1, 2:30- 4:00 pm

Monday, March 15- April 5, 2:30-4:00 pm (for BIPOC students)  

 CSU Health Network Presentations- Covering a variety of wellness topics including mindfulness, stress management, self-care, and more. Visit the CSU Health Network Presentation Request webpage to view session descriptions and submit an online request.

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Colorado State University Extension – Larimer County

Join weekly wellness zoom classes from the comfort of your home. Zoom “classrooms” will open 10 minutes before class start time. All classes are FREE and open to the public.

Register for classes here.

Morning Meditation: Thursdays 9:00 – 10:00 am – ONLINE

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  s  May 6, 13, 20, 27  s  June 3 & 24 (note: no classes on June 10 & 17)

Join us for weekly morning meditation sessions. You will receive basic instruction as well as guided meditations, mindfulness reflections, and time for silent practice. Our practices, which vary week to week, will support you in cultivating mindful awareness, presence, and compassion. All levels are welcomed!

Link: https://zoom.us/j/98570436399?pwd=RTBrUGpUbG9xTkJRYWM0NDQ0NlB5UT09

No registration required. Join whenever you can!

Positive Brain Change – ONLINE

Wednesday, April. 21, 9:00 – 10:30 am

Positive neuroplasticity is the science of rewiring our brains away from our inherent negativity bias and toward a more positive outlook. In this class, we will explore how to create new neural pathways in our brains and experiment with practices that that seed mindful presence and greater positivity. We will learn how to rewire our brains for the good. Register here.

The Gift of Presence – ONLINE

Tuesday, May 18, 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Our monkey minds can demand a lot of our attention, especially when they’re busy planning, worrying, and judging. In this class, we will learn practical strategies for staying present and grounding in our body which can help us calm our nervous system and relax our reactivity. We will practice mindful awareness to help bring us “home” to our centered, calm, and caring selves.

Register here.

 Self-care Planning Workshop – ONLINE

Wednesday, June 23, 9:00 – 10:30 am

Has self-care been secondary to everything else in your life? This workshop can help you reprioritize. You will identify areas of your life that need greater attention and develop an individualized self-care plan based on realistic goals and grounded in your values and vision for optimal well-being.  Register here.

 Nurture the Soul: Half-day Mindfulness Retreat – ONLINE

Thursday, June 24, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Do you need some time to settle and rebalance? Join us for a half-day retreat in which we’ll be alternating between sitting meditation, mindful walking, and compassion practice. We will begin with the Morning Meditation session (see above) which will include basic instruction and guided practice. All levels welcome!

Register by emailing Sue Schneider at sdschneider@larimer.org

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Colorado State University Health Network

The CSU Health Network is every student’s home for health and well-being at Colorado State University. The department is committed to care of body and mind to help students succeed in college and life.  All CSU students have full access to our wide range of services, regardless of their insurance plan. Learn more about our services:

·   Medical Services

·   Counseling Services and Multicultural Counseling

·   Health Education and Prevention Services

CSU Health Network provides resources to help students learn how to improve mental health, manage stress and minimize anxiety. Visit https://health.colostate.edu/mental-health-resources for more detailed information.

CSU Health Network presentation requests cover a variety of topics including stress management, mindfulness, well-being, sexual health, alcohol and other drugs and more. The descriptions of the various presentation options are on the presentation request page

The CSU Still Point Reflection Space provides a spiritually nourishing, inclusive environment for CSU faculty, staff and students from all backgrounds and cultures. This is a space to prioritize self-care, pray, reflect, meditate and relax. Located on the 1st floor of the CSU Health and Medical Center, the Still Point Reflection Space is open for use during CSU Health Network normal operating hours. (Unavailable during the pandemic)

CSU Relaxation Pod and Stress Reduction Bio-Feedback Technology – Reserve at the CSU Health and Medical Center Info Desk, (970) 495-5246. (Unavailable during the pandemic)

Zen Club Weekly Meetings

  • When: 5:30-6:30pm every Wednesdays
  • Where: Danforth Chapel (The Oval, CSU)
  • What: Zen Club weekly meetings provide an opportunity for students and community members to cultivate mindfulness, awareness and self-discipline through sitting and walking meditation. Also it occasionally brings to the campus speakers and educators of the zen meditation perspective.

*Contact Erich Stroheim (erich@rams.colostate.edu), (970) 482-3811if you have any questions