The Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) faculty and staff would like to wish you good luck on finals! We know that this can be a challenging and stressful time. If you need help managing stress and anxiety, UConn’s Student Health and Wellness Services (SHaWS) will be providing a variety of free online workshops. Here are a few offerings for finals week:
Meditation Mondays: A space to engage in practices that support mental wellbeing and help build community and connection.
Mondays: 4 pm
Introduction to Mindfulness: A 60 minute workshop aimed to support stress reduction and overall well-being. This workshop introduces basic skills of mindfulness practice to include deep breathing, present moment awareness, and self-acceptance.
Monday: 11 am – 12 pm
Tuesday: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Wednesday: 3 pm – 2 pm
Thursday 1 pm – 2 pm
Friday 1 pm – 2 pm
Winter Wellness Workshop: A 60 minute workshop aimed to support living at home, forming connections, worrying about others, managing anxiety and isolation, and other challenges.
Tuesdays: 4 pm – 5 pm
Wednesdays: 4 pm – 5 pm
Gentle Therapeutic Yoga and Breathwork Classes: A 60 minute workshop aimed at stress relief, body therapy, enhancing mental focus and emotional release, resilient health, flexibility and strength, and clarity of selfhood.
Tuesdays: 5 – 6 pm
Thursdays: 4 – 5 pm
For more information please visit the ShaWs Program and Events page!