[PAST EVENT] Intercollegiate Meditative Morning hosted by Contemplative Sciences Center

November 15, 2020
10am - 11:30am
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intercollegiate meditative morning

Please join meditation facilitators and representatives from UVA, Virginia Tech, and William & Mary for a morning of secular meditative practices and a live question and answer session with experts. Participants are welcome to join for all or part of the event. Whether you are a beginner or experienced meditation practitioner please join us to celebrate togetherness and resilience as we navigate these challenging times. 



Benita Mayo Contemplative Sciences Center Contemplative Instructor and UVA alum 

Virginia Tech:

Dr. Matthew Komelski, Advanced Instructor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences. 

William & Mary: 

Dr. Warren Buck III, Special Adviser for Equity in the 21st Century and Adjunct Professor of Physics  

Martha Rouleau, Adjunct Lecturer  


10am: Introductions and opening remarks from UVA and VT students

10:10-10:20am: Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Practices with Martha Rouleau from William & Mary

10:20-10:35am: Mindful Breathing Meditation led by Warren Buck III from William & Mary

10:35-10:55am: Wuxing (5 Flows) Qigong with Dr. Matthew F. Komelski from Virginia Tech

10:55-11:10am: Body Scan and Kindness Practice led by Benita Mayo from UVA.

11:10-11:25am: Q and A session with speakers

11:25-11:30am: Concluding words