Weekly Sessions

The University of Miami Libraries offers introductory mindfulness sessions for cultivating calm and focus. These 60-minute sessions introduce the fundamentals of mindfulness with periods of guided practice and opportunities for reflection and questions.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays
Spring 2021 semester sessions begin on January 27th.

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

Facilitation

The sessions are led by Kelly Miller, a Certified Mindfulness Teacher and Associate Dean in the UM Libraries, and Professor Scott Rogers, Director of the University of Miami School of Law’s Mindfulness in Law Program. Guest teachers are occasionally invited. Together with Librarian for Nursing and Health Sciences, Vera Spika, Kelly and Scott established the “Mindfulness at Richter” series in 2017, and have been offering mindfulness sessions ever since.

Session Recordings and Guided Meditations

Full Session Recordings:

Session Recordings Available Via Kaltura

Brief Meditation Recordings:

A Brief Lovingkindness (or Affectionate) Body Scan (12 minutes long)

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. See additional resources below.

Meditation Room in Richter Library

A Meditation Room is located on the second floor of Richter Library. It is currently available for booking on an individual basis.

Sponsors

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

Questions

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

Additional Resources by Topic

Acceptance 

Beginner’s Mind

Compassion

Equanimity

Gratitude

Joy

Racial Justice

R.A.I.N. (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) 

Trust