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Let's Meditate

Gannett Health Services
110 Ho Plaza
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-3101

Tel: 607 255-5155
Fax: 607 255-0269
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Cultivating a practice of mindfulness is a smart investment in your career, your health, and your overall happiness.

Individuals who meditate seem to feel better, do better, and find that the practice sustains them in their personal and professional lives.This weekly Guided Meditation Series offers an opportunity for all members of the Cornell community to practice a relaxing and restorative technique supported by scientific research. View an infographic entitled "What is Mindfulness Meditation?" (pdf)

This meditation series is a collaborative effort shared by Gannett Health Services and multiple departments and colleges throughout the university.

What to know

  • Everyone is welcome: Open to all members of the Cornell community, including students, faculty, and staff of all ages, genders, sizes, shapes, and abilities
  • Come as you are (dress comfortably)
  • Participation is FREE (come to as many as you wish)

Fall 2016 Schedule

This page will always list the most current meditation schedule. Check here regularly for updates.

Site Day Time Location
Carl Becker House
Mondays7:30–8:00pmTV Room (across from the dining hall)
Big Red Barn (Graduate School)
Mondays
4:00–4:30pm Big Red Barn
Mann Library Tuesdays 4:15–4:45pm Mann Library, Room 100 (right off the lobby)
College of Veterinary Medicine
Tuesdays 5:00–5:30pm Schurman Hall, Room S1-017
Takton Center
Tuesdays9:00–9:30pmRoom 3330
Cornell Johnson School
Wednesdays4:30–5:00pmSage Hall, Room 135
Willard Straight Hall
Thursdays 12:10–12:40pmGarden Room
Hasbrouck
Thursdays  8:45–9:15pm Hasbrouck Service Center, Big Room
Human Ecology
Career Exploration Center
Fridays2:00–2:30pm
*begins 9/30th
162 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
East Hill Plaza and Seneca PlaceVariousContact Cindy Glanville
to schedule

"Let's Meditate" contact: Andrea Gerding: (607) 255-5155


 

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Why meditate?

  • increase brain size & grey matter
  • improve grades and work habits
  • increase productivity
  • enhance memory, attention, and focus
  • lessen depression
  • increase intelligence and creativity
  • increase self-esteem
  • increase alertness
  • increase contentment
  • reduce stress
  • create deeper levels relaxation
  • improve energy
  • improve sleep patterns
  • decrease cigarette, alcohol & drug abuse
  • reduce doctor visits, illness
  • reduce reaction to pain
  • strengthen the immune system
  • improve health
  • create positive health habits
  • help control binge eating
  • lower blood pressure, heart rate, cholesterol and the buildup of plaque in coronary arteries
  • normalize blood sugar
  • breathe more easily
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