School of Kinesiology offering free month-long virtual sessions on mindfulness

Published: March 31, 2020

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As part of Auburn’s efforts to incorporate health and wellness into the lives of its employees during these stressful times, Ford Dyke and Olympian Reita Clanton from the School of Kinesiology are offering free month-long virtual sessions on mindfulness. The 15-minute sessions will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:50-8:05 a.m. during April.

The sessions are designed to help faculty and staff navigate these unforeseen and atypical circumstances. The application-based practices are intended to support optimal health and well-being.

The virtual sessions include practices such as “The Sit,” conscious breathing and setting daily intentions. Additionally, the Pillars of Health (Nutrition, Hydration, Movement, Recovery) are introduced as the foundation for cultivating balance. Taken together, the practices will educate and empower individuals on their journey to optimal health and well-being.

Join Dyke and Clanton virtually (via Zoom) during the following dates and times:

Week 1 – Introduction + Application

Tuesday, March 31, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Thursday, April 2, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Week 2 – Breathing + Balance

Tuesday, April 7, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m.  

Thursday, April 9, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Week 3 – Hydration + Nutrition

Tuesday, April 14, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Thursday, April 16, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Week 4 – Movement + Practice

Tuesday, April 21, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Thursday, April 23, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Week 5 – Recovery + Outro

Tuesday, April 28, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

Thursday, April 30, 7:50 a.m.-8:05 a.m. 

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Submitted by: George Littleton