Meditation and Mindfulness

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The Herbert Wellness Center offers meditation and mindfulness classes to students, faculty and staff, and community members at no charge.
(free + membership not required)


Brought by Sri Chinmoy Centres International, meditation classes at the Herbert Wellness Center are free and open to the public. In addition to the many benefits of meditation, you’ll develop mental clarity and discipline, as well as enhance creativity and inner peace in your pursuit of personal satisfaction.

Thursday, August 17

7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 13

7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 17

7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 14

7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 6

7:30 p.m.





In a partnership with UMindfulness, these free workshops are open to all University of Miami students, faculty, and staff.

Mindfulness and U: Learning Tools for Focus, Stress Reduction and Balance

Facilitated By: Scott Rogers and Maria Paula Jimenez
Thursday, September 12
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Herbert Wellness Center Classroom

This workshop offers participants an engaging introduction to mindfulness. Short exercises will be shared that can be practiced at work, school and home.

The Sound of the Bell

Facilitated By: Timothy Conner
Wednesday, November 1
6:30 – 7:45 pm
Herbert Wellness Center Classroom

This workshop offers participants an immersion into mindfulness practice using sound to explore the innate capacity to focus, pay attention, and expand one’s awareness.

Moving into Mindfulness

Facilitated By: Carol Kaminsky
Thursday, October 19
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Herbert Wellness Center Classroom

Participants will be guided in mindfulness techniques that incorporate movement and imagery, such as mindful walking, gentle stretching, posture and alignment exercises, and group movement interactions.

Mindfulness and Compassion Workshop

Facilitated By: Scott Rogers
Tuesday, October 17
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Herbert Wellness Center Classroom

New, This Workshop will introduce participants to practicing compassion and mindfulness in every day activities.

 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

In this 8-week program, facilitated by Gus Castellano, M.D., Particiants will learn about mindfulness and practices to increase self-awareness, self-regulation and compassion, as well as tools to cope more effectively with both short and long-term stressors. Each weeks' 2.5 hour session includes mindfulness discussion along with guided mindfulness practice and group discussion. No prior experience or knowledge about mindfulness is required. Graduates of the course report improve focus, resiliency, and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging events.

8-Week Course

September 24 - November 19

Sundays 10 AM - 12:30 PM

UM Student Member: $250

Member: $350

Non-Member: $400



Registration Information

Visit our regsitration page to register for meditation or mindfulness programming.