Mindfulness group research study starting June 13

Colorado State University’s Prevention Research Center is hosting a free mindfulness group research study Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. this month.

Open to community members, CSU students, and staff, these five free mindfulness sessions will be held in the Lory Student Center starting June 13 and will run through Wednesday, June 27.

3 women practicing yoga in a Moving to Mindful session.
Moving to Mindful sessions include yoga and meditation.

Space is limited, sign up is required, and participants must attend all five sessions.

Email m2m@colostate.edu to RSVP.

About the sessions

The sessions will involve attending a mindfulness group on Mondays and Wednesdays. The total time commitment for all five sessions is approximately nine hours of participation. Participants will be emailed with the exact locations upon registration.

Importance of mindfulness

Mindfulness interventions have been shown to reduce anxiety, improve stress management, improve sleep, and increase self-compassion and acceptance. This intervention will involve activities such as meditation, mindful movements, and tips on how to incorporate mindfulness into everyday life.

There will be instruction as well as discussion involved in the program.

About the Prevention Research Center

The Prevention Research Center was established in 2014 as a campus-wide, trans-disciplinary center based in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies committed to studying the development, implementation, and evaluation of effective, sustainable intervention programs that promote individual and family health and wellness throughout the lifespan.

The center programs also aim to reduce the risk for problems such as substance misuse, physical and mental health issues, violence, and problems of aging.

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is part of CSU’s College of Health and Human Sciences.