Practice Groups

Practice groups are drop-in (no registration) weekly group meetings for faculty, staff, and students. You can drop in for all or part of each session. Typically, a brief introduction to basic mindfulness practice starts each session.

Mindful Student Collective

1-2pm URC 104 Philine Qian
6-7pm URC 203 Will Sherman

4-5pm Village Law Rohan Menon
4-5pm Cinematic Arts Courtyard Nicole Fleck

1-2pm Thorton Quad Natalie Raphael & Griffin Damron

9-10am URC202 Bardia Soltani
2-3pm URC 201-c Nicole Fleck
4-5pm Dean’s List Rohan Menon
5-6pm Parkside Performace Cafe Natalie Raphael & Vanessa Batyko

10-11am URC 201c Lilly Shanahan
11:30-1230pm Thorton Music Quad Griffin Damron

University Religious Center

Wednesdays, 12-12:40 pm, Room 203 (2nd floor), University Religious Center

Contact for info: Jim Burklo,

Mindful Mondays

An ongoing mindful meditation practice group that meets on every Monday from 12pm to 1pm at the Student Counseling Center at Engemann Student Health Center. Meditation instructions are given in a supportive environment, no prior experience necessary. All students, faculty and staff are welcome. No registration necessary.

People of Color Practice Group

Tuesdays, 1-2:00 pm, Room 202 (2nd floor), University Religious Center
This weekly mindful meditation practice group aims to provide a safe and supportive community space for students, faculty, and staff who self-identify as people of color. No prior experience required; meditation instructions will be given at every session. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss their practice and experiences as people of color.

Contact for info: Atia Sattar

USC Center – Downtown

Wednesdays, 12:05 – 12:35 pm, Garden Level (GL), KUSC Studios – Boardroom (see map). Down the hallway from Patina Cafe, on the right, as you are walking from Olive St. towards Hill St. Look for the Mindful USC sign on the door.

Contact for info: Elliott Law,

Health Sciences Campus

The following Mondays from 5:30-7pm:

Monday, 2/5th – NML – West Conference Room
Monday, 3/5th – NML – West Conference Room
Monday, 4/2nd – NML – West Conference Room

Contact for info: Jason Gorenstein,