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.

By day (see descriptions below):

MONDAYS
Mindful Self-Compassion Drop-In Group

WEDNESDAYS
University Religious Center
People of Color Practice Group
USC Center – Downtown

THURSDAYS
Keck School of Medicine


Mindful Self-Compassion Drop-In Group

Mondays (until the end of the semester)
12:00-1:00pm University Religious Center, Room 104

University Religious Center

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

Contact for info: Jim Burklo, burklo@usc.edu

People of Color Practice Group

Wednesdays 1-2pm, 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 asattar@usc.edu

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.
Sign up for our weekly email reminder here.

Contact for info: Elliott Law, elaw@usc.edu

Keck School of Medicine

KAM 110
Thursdays @5-6pm
Half an hour of silent meditation practice, followed by half an hour of discussion about books about mindfulness.

Contact for info: Eva Janeckova, janeckov@usc.edu