Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? 

Join weekly opportunities Mondays through Fridays to practise secular mindful meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation and focus. 

You can also join Mindful Moments at U of T's Facebook Group

Contents

About mindfulness Mindfulness helps you manage academic stress
Mindful Moments Spring 2020 schedule
Instructors Meet the diverse team of meditation and yoga instructors
Newsletter Sign up for our newsletter
Training MindFIT and other training opportunities
Resources Find other resources on mindfulness and meditation

About mindfulness

Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.

Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. 

By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or in your diet through mindful eating, you can improve how you manage academic stress.

Register for a mindfulness workshop and you will learn practical skills to enhance your focus in class and deepen relaxation outside of class.

Spring 2020 schedule

Many Mindful Moments sessions have been cancelled due to the University's recommendation in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Some are running online. Continue to check this page for updates to the schedule.

Monday

12:10 – 1 p.m. | Online via Zoom – Mindful Moments with Liam O’Leary

*CANCELLED* 6:15 – 7 p.m. | Goldring Centre, 100 Devonshire Pl. 3rd floor – Mindful Moments Meditation & Yoga with Timea Urban

7 – 8:30 p.m. Mar. 23 – May 25 | Online via Zoom – Wake Up Toronto 

 

Tuesday

*CANCELLED* 8:10 – 9 a.m. | Hart House, 7 Hart House Cir. Exercise Room – Mindful Moments Meditation & Yoga with Lauren Brown

*CANCELLED* 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. | Emmanuel College Chapel, 75 Queen's Park Circle – Kundalini Yoga with Guru Fatha Singh Khalsa

*CANCELLED* 12:10 – 12:55 pm | Multi-Faith Centre (Koffler House), 569 Spadina Ave, Room 207 – Kundalini Yoga with Guru Fatha Singh Khalsa

*CANCELLED* 1:15 – 2 p.m. | Athletic Centre, 55 Harbord St. Dance Studio – Mindful Moments Meditation & Yoga with Melissa Campagnolo

Wednesday

*CANCELLED* 4:10 – 5 p.m. | Hart House, 7 Hart House Cir. Exercise Room – Mindful Moments Meditation with Marie Masse

*CANCELLED* 6:15 – 7 p.m. | Goldring Centre, 100 Devonshire Pl. 3rd floor– Mindful Moments Meditation & Yoga with Lauren Brown

 

Thursday

12:10 – 1 p.m. | Online via Zoom – Mindful Moments with Rose Mina Munjee

 

Friday

*CANCELLED* 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. | Athletic Centre, 55 Harbord St. Dance Studio – Meditation & Yoga with Melissa Campagnolo

Instructors

The Mindful Moments program has a diverse team of instructors. Each instructor's class is shaped by their unique academic and personal experience with mindfulness. We encourage you to take a couple of minutes out of your busy day to read about each of our Mindful Moments instructors and to drop in to their classes.

Training

MindFIT Student Facilitator Training

Bring your passion for mindfulness into your community! MindFIT is a mindfulness facilitator training program for University of Toronto students who have an existing mindfulness practice.

MindFIT equips students with the skills, knowledge and personal insights to facilitate mindfulness meditation practice for their peers. MindFIT involves participation in Mindful Moments drop-in meditations, in-class training (four, two-hour sessions) and co-facilitating meditation sessions.

Applications for Winter 2020 MindFIT Student Facilitator Training are closed.

 

Other training opportunities

Centre for Mindfulness Studies

U of T Continuing Studies certificate courses:

Meditation Resources

Other resources

Mindfulness Resources