Koru Mindfulness and Meditation Training

Open Your Mind. Manage Your Stress! Learn mindfulness and meditation in just four weeks at Kent State!

 

Discover how to incorporate mindfulness skills and meditation into your life to better manage stress during a free, four-week, 75-minute mindfulness class at Kent State University.

 

Kent State of Wellness, a university-level initiative to promote health and wellness, is offering Kent State faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn Koru Mindfulness, an evidence-based training specifically designed for emerging adults.


Register for Koru Mindfulness Training

 

Classes are facilitated by trained Koru Mindfulness instructors. Participants have access to the free ebook through the University Library.

 

Spring 2020

FEBRUARY CLASSES:

Koru Basic: Monday Lunchtime Class at Moulton Hall
Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24 (Noon-1:15 p.m.)
Moulton Hall Ballroom
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Koru Basic: Monday Lunchtime Class at ATB

Feb. 10,  17, 24 and March 2 (Noon-1:15 p.m.)

Aeronautics and Technology Building
(ATB) 214

Register here
 

Koru Basic: Monday Afternoon Class

Feb. 10, 17, 24 and March 2 (3:45-5 p.m.)

Aeronautics and Technology Building
(ATB) 214

Register here

 

Koru Basic: Monday Evening Class

Jan. 27,  Feb.  3,  10 and 17 (5:30-6:45 p.m.)

Kent Student Center, Alumni Suite 
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Koru Basic: Wednesday Morning Class

Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 (11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

249 Lowry Hall

Register here

 

 

MARCH CLASSES:

 

Koru Basic: Thursday Lunchtime Class

March 5, 12, 19 and April 2 (Noon-1:15 p.m.)

Aeronautics and Technology Building
(ATB) 214

Register here

 

Koru Basic: Friday Lunchtime Class at Moulton Hall
March 6, 13, 20 and April 3 (Noon-1:15 p.m.)
Moulton Hall Ballroom/Moulton Hall 231A
Register here

 

Koru 2.0: Monday Evening Class (Must have completed Koru Basic) 

Feb. 24,  March 2, 9 and 16 (5:30-6:45 p.m.)

Kent Student Center, Alumni Suite 

Register here

 

Koru 2.0: Thursday Afternoon Class (Must have completed Koru Basic) 

March 5, 12, 19 and April 2 (3:45-5 p.m.)

Aeronautics and Technology Building
(ATB) 214

Register here

 

Koru Basic: Ashtabula Campus
March 5, 12, 19 and April 2 (9-10:15 a.m.)
Kent State University at Ashtabula
Oak Room

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APRIL CLASSES:
 

Koru Basic: Monday Evening Class

April 6,  13, 20 and 27 (5:30-6:45 p.m.)

Kent Student Center, Alumni Suite 

Register here
 

Koru Basic: Friday Afternoon Class

April 3, 10, 17 and 24 (3:45-5 p.m.)

Aeronautics and Technology Building
(ATB) 214

Register here

 

Koru 2.0: Friday Lunchtime Class (Must have completed Koru Basic) 

April 3, 10, 17 and 24 (Noon-1:15 p.m.)

Aeronautics and Technology Building
(ATB) 214

Register here

 

 

Check back often for newly added sessions.


Benefits of Koru Mindfulness

Students who practiced Koru Mindfulness were found to be:

  • Less stressed;
  • More mindful;
  • More rested; and
  • Reported greater self-compassion.

Kent State faculty and staff can use these skills for themselves and also help their students become more mindful and better manage stress.


 

Need More Information?

If you have questions, email Melissa Celko at mcelko1@kent.edu.


 

Additional Resources

 

Learn more about Koru Mindfulness

 

Learn more about Kent State’s Meditation Across Campus

 

Learn more about the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program