The impact of stress on your physical and mental health can have a negative effect on your academic performance. Our medical, mental health and wellness staff work together as a team to create choices when your life has become difficult.
Talking with your medical or mental health provider about your concerns can help you come up with the best options. This may include medication, counseling or a wellness plan with life-skills practices.
We invite you to attend any of the following classes or use the audios/videos at the bottom of the page to practice healthy coping strategies.
Class is held on the lower level accessible by stairs only; if you need accomodations please call Kirstin at (573) 884-WELL (9355).
iRest® is a body-focused practice of deep relaxation and guided meditation. It is easy to learn and practice on your own.
Qigong and Yoga use movement and body-focused practices to quiet the mind and relax the body. Classes includes breathing techniques, warm-ups, postures and deep relaxation.
Laughter Yoga is simple and playful laughter and yoga breathing exercises combined to relax the body and mind. No jokes, no comedy, no judging, only fun.
Yoga for Sleep Suffer from insomnia? Not feeling fully rested after a night’s sleep? Attend this
3-week class and learn the science of sleep, practical tips and strategies that promote restful sleep.
MBSR classes teach ways to develop mindfulness as a way to develop a new relationship with our body, thoughts and emotions. Skills include meditation, yoga and Qigong.
Loving-Kindness course is grounded in the foundational concepts of mindfulness and explores the deepest meanings of love, caring and compassion.
Biofeedback classes offer opportunities to examine your body’s response to stress through a computer-based program. Learn specific techniques to shift your mind and body into a state of balance.
Opening Our Senses offers students the opportunity to learn and routinely practice a variety of meditation techniques and awareness exercises involving the natural world.
Noon Meditation gives faculty, staff and students a break that refreshes. Experience a variety of 30-minute meditation practices led by experienced practitioners.
Stressbusters is a student organization that offers stress-reducing backrubs to groups on campus.
BREATHE is a student organization dedicated to learning and sharing mind/body practices for stress management and relaxation.
Audios & Videos. Explore the 3-7 minute audios for relaxation, meditation, yoga and qigong.