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Meditation benefits the body and mental health

Many people benefit from the use of meditation not just to calm themselves but to be able to help their mental health. Various apps guide and ease into a specific mental space to relax the body and mind.

University is offering online support, social activities for community

The La Verne community may be practicing social distancing, but that does not mean socializing has been put on hold.  Students still have the opportunity to interact with each other and further their studies through La Verne’s virtual events.

Quiet Spot brings Metta meditation

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life offers “The Quiet Spot,” teaching various guided meditation techniques, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  A recent session was guided by Bil Owen, instructional technology coordinator for the Academic Success Center.  “It’s always encouraging that people are taking time to work with their minds,” said Owen, who has led meditation for two years. 

On the Calendar

Campus events for the week of Sept. 29, 2017.

Quiet Spot offers place for relaxation

Bill Owen sat cross-legged in the front of the room, tapping a metal bowl and spinning the microphone around it to fill the room with ambient noise as he whispered instructions to three students sitting on round pillows.

Finding a Quiet Spot

Bil Owen, coordinator of instructional technology in the Academic Success Center, meditates at the Quiet Spot, a twice-weekly group meditation in the Interfaith Chapel.

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