Koru Mindfulness and Meditation Training | Kent State of Wellness | Kent State University

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


Melissa Celko, director of Kent State of Wellness and a certified Koru Mindfulness teacher, will facilitate the classes. Participants will receive a free Koru Mindfulness book.


Spring 2019 semester


Lunch Session:
Mondays, April 8, 15, 22 and May 6  (Noon-1:15 p.m.)
Kent Student Center, Room 319


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Evening Session:
Wednesdays, April 10, 17, 24 and May 1 (4-5:15 p.m.)
Kent Student Center, Room 308


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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