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Mindfulness Meditation

Each Mindfulness Meditation offering includes instruction and practice of mindfulness meditation and other mind/body techniques to help reduce stress. 

We offer two options to participate in Mindfulness Meditation:

Basic Mindfulness Meditation: An introduction to mindfulness meditation that consists of a weekly, hour-long class taught over four weeks. Each session is limited to twenty students. Attendance at all four weeks is required. See below for Spring 2023 classes:

  • Basic Section 1: Wednesdays 3 to 4 p.m. in Bond Chapel 3/22, 3/29, 4/5 and 4/12.

Register for a Basic Mindfulness Meditation course here.

Advanced Mindfulness Meditation: An “advanced” class for students who have completed the basic class and are eager for more mindfulness or already practice meditation regularly. Advanced Mindfulness consists of a weekly, hour-long class taught over four weeks. Attendance at all four weeks is required. See below for Spring 2023 class details:

  • Advanced Section 1: Wednesdays 3 to 4 p.m. in Bond Chapel 4/19, 4/26, 5/3 and 5/10. 

Register for an Advanced Mindfulness Meditation course here


In an effort to include as many students as possible, we ask that you please register for only one Basic Mindfulness Meditation course per quarter. Contact Carolyn Banner ( with any questions or concerns. 

For more resources to assit in deepening your practice, click on the resource type below.

In addition to UChicago Student Wellness's Mindfulness Meditation Course and Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Sessions, there are a variety of ways you can practice mindfulness meditation at UChicago.

  • Twenty Minutes Still: Twenty Minutes Still is a drop-in meditation session with qualified instructors every Monday at 5 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday mornings at 8 a.m. Join these sessions in Bond Chapel. Email for more information or visit the Spiritual Life webpage for more information and to sign up for their newsletter. 
  • Hyde Park Zen Meditation: Spiritual Life and Ancient Dragon Zen Gate provide zazen meditation, dharma talks about their practice, and community discussion on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 7:30pm. Email or visit this webpage for more information.

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