Coronavirus Pandemic

The Center for Mindfulness, The Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion, and Compassion Institute

Due to the current situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) evolving rapidly across the United States, our Center, The Sanford Institute, and the Compassion Institute will work together to provide daily streams and recordings of mindfulness and compassion sessions to provide resources and online support to those affected.


To attend any of the sessions listed below, just click on the title of the event you want to access. This will bring you to the live online session. Visit this link to learn How to Use the Zoom Meeting Platform.

Schedule

Day & Time ​Session Topics 
Friday, April 3, 2020 
5:00 pm - 5:20 pm PT
Working with Strong Emotions with Renee Lewis
​6:00 pm - 6:20 pm PT
​Self Care During Difficult Times with Rick Avery
Saturday, April 4, 2020
​10:00 am - 11:00 am PT
​60-Minute Practice and Sharing with Renee Lewis

Register in Advance for this session. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
​Monday, April 6, 2020
​6:30 am - 6:50 am PT
Steadying the Heart with the Breath with Megan Prager
​12:30 pm - 12:50 pm PT
Taking a Breath to Reduce Anxiety with Renee Lewis
5:00 pm - 5:20 pm PT​

​Taking a Breath to Reduce Anxiety with Noriko Harth
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
​6:30 am - 6:50 am PT
Mindful Self-Compassion for Caregivers with Deborah Rana
​10:30 am - 11:30 am PT
​60-Minute Practice and Sharing with Noriko Harth
​12:30 pm - 12:50 pm PT
Caring for Your Body with Kind Attention with Noriko Harth
​1:00 pm - 1:20 pm PT
Staying Connected in Times of Isolation with Amanda Mahoney
​5:00 pm - 5:20 pm PT
​Caring for Your Body with Kind Attention with Renee Lewis
​6:00 pm - 6:20 pm PT
​Staying Connected in Times of Isolation with Amanda Mahoney
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
​6:30 am - 6:50 am PT
​Finding Calm in the Storm with Marta Patterson
​12:30 pm - 12:50 pm PT
​Stepping Back and Mental Noting with Renee Lewis
5:00 pm - 5:20 pm PT​

​Working with Strong Emotions with Noriko Harth
​7:00 pm - 7:20 pm PT
(Spanish)
​Practicando y Compartiendo con Lisette Atala
(Practice and Sharing with Lisette Atala)
Thursday, April 9, 2020
​7:00 am 7:20 am PT
(Spanish)
​Respirando Compasivamente Para Calmar La Ansiedad con Luis Morones 
(Self-Compassionate Breathing to Calm One's Anxiety with Luis Morones)
​12:30 pm - 12:50 pm PT
​Giving & Receiving Compassion with Noriko Harth
​5:00 pm - 5:20 pm PT
Caring for Your Body with Kind Attention with Renee Lewis
Friday, April 10, 2020

​6:30 am - 6:50 am PT
Accepting What is Here with Compassion with Cheryl Shah
​11:00 am - 11:45 am PT
​Parenting with Compassion, Presence & Patience with Lorraine Hobbs
​12:30 pm - 12:50 pm PT
Stepping Back and Mental Noting with Noriko Harth
​3:00 pm - 3:20 pm PT
Exploring Mindfulness with Parents & Kids with Renee Lewis
​5:00 pm - 5:20 pm PT
TBA
Recent Recordings







Find the rest of our recordings here:
Soundcloud
Finding Calm in the Storm with Marta Patterson

Steadying the Heart with the Breath with Megan Prager

Breathing in Something Good - Compassion for Caregivers with Deborah Rana

Caring for your Body with Kind Attention with Renee Lewis

Stepping Back and Mental Noting with Renee Lewis

Giving & Receiving Compassion with Noriko Harth

Feedback

Please fill out our Online Session Feedback Form upon completion of any of the above sessions.

Find audio recordings of our live online sessions and other short meditation sessions on our Soundcloud playlist: Short Mindfulness & Compassion Meditations 

Mindfulness & Compassion Resources

Schedule a call with a member of the Center for Mindfulness teaching staff about which of our Mindfulness and Compassion resources may be most fitting for you: Free 1-on-1 Consultations

The group of teachers at the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness have recorded numerous guided meditation sessions that are available on Soundcloud. These recordings are accessible to everyone at this link: Guided Audio & Video

We also have weekly sitting meditation sessions that are currently available online. Please visit the bottom of this page for schedules: Continuing Practice 

Listen to Dr. Kevin Barrows explain the psychological effects of mindfulness and how the practice has overall effects on the body: The Effects of Mindfulness

Psychological Services

Public Resources


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