Stress Busters: Free Stress-Reduction Classes for Students, Faculty, and Staff

University of Minnesota Employees and Spouses: Join us for three Stress Busters sessions over the program year and earn 25 points for the University of Minnesota's Wellbeing Program under the Wellbeing My Way pledge opportunity. Learn more about other UMN Wellbeing Program offerings through the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing.  

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Refresh and recharge yourself with an informal hour of meditation and light movement. Our experienced instructors will guide you through exercises that will leave you feeling physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually rejuvenated.

Afterward, you will enter a state of calm, mindful awareness with greater resilience.

No prior experience or special clothes necessary. University of Minnesota staff, faculty, and students will need to show a U Card, U of M Physicians badge, or Fairview badge upon entry to the Mayo Memorial Building. If you are not a member of the University of Minnesota community, please contact to receive an appointment confirmation to attend Stress Busters. 

East Bank: Mayo Meditation Space, 3rd Floor Mayo Building

Noon - 1:00 pm

Instructors vary and include: 
  • Erik Storlie, PhD Instructor, Meditation: Integrating Body and Mind and MBSR Academic Courses
  • Kristen Bergstedt, Volunteer Practitioner
  • Carole Anne Broad, Volunteer Practitioner 
  • Other Guest Facilitators