Weekly Sessions

The University of Miami Libraries offers introductory mindfulness sessions for cultivating calm and focus. These 45-minute sessions introduce the fundamentals of mindfulness with periods of guided practice and opportunities for reflection and questions.

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
July 8, 15, 22, 29
Note: On July 29, we will host a guest teacher, Janet Slom, author of An Artful Path to Mindfulness.
Fall semester sessions begin August 19

Registration is required: To register, please complete this form.


The sessions are led by Kelly Miller, a librarian and mindfulness teacher-in-training, Professor Scott Rogers, Director of the University of Miami School of Law’s Mindfulness in Law Program, or a guest teacher. Together with librarian Vera Spika, Kelly and Scott established the “Mindfulness at Richter” series in 2017, and have been offering mindfulness sessions ever since.

Session Recordings

A Brief Lovingkindness (or Affectionate) Body Scan

Session Handouts

Compassion Practice

E-Books and Audiobooks

The University of Miami Libraries is actively developing its selection of mindfulness resources available online. Browse a curated selection of e-books and audiobooks here, and explore the catalog for more options.


Mindfulness programs are co-sponsored by the UM School of Law and UMindfulness.


For questions, please contact Kelly Miller (kelly.miller@miami.edu).