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Recreation

Mindfulness

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“Yoga and meditation have brought me balance, physical strength through the poses, and mental strength through the tools mindfulness has given me.”

UW Recreation offers mindfulness classes, workshops, and special events rooted in the science and art of yoga and meditation. Through skillful guidance, participants discover ways to nurture their body and mind and experience more moments of reflection, clarity, empowerment and connection in their daily lives.

Physically:

  • Classes are crafted in varying intensities to encourage diverse spinal motion, strength building, increased flexibility, buffered immunity and overall bodily wellbeing.
  • Yoga is an amazing complement to any athletic program, it can be utilized as a cross-training tool, and can help prevent injury or promote repair.

Mentally:

  • Classes are designed to increase attention span, amplify focus, build resiliency to stress, and promote empathy.
  • Mindfulness practices infused both into yoga and meditation enact shifts in parts of the brain such as the amygdala, prefrontal cortex, and cortical midline structures, which reduce reactivity and encourage more skillful decision making.

Our classes are open to everyone regardless of yoga/meditation experience, flexibility, or current fitness level.

Get your fix of mindfulness either through our Mindfulness Pass (formally UW Mindfulness Project, a program started by students to increase awareness and tools in coping with the growing mental health crisis facing college students), which gives access to unlimited weekly mindfulness classes throughout campus (HUB, Ethnic Cultural Center, Hutchinson Hall, Hillel, Intellectual House, Startup Hall located in Condon Hall), or through Mind/Body programming at the IMA  (check the online course catalog for more specific class information).

*All mindfulness pass classes are open to faculty/staff for autumn quarter.

SeatedCenteringMind/Body at the IMA

“I like the price and the instructors. I am new to yoga but it makes my body feel so great, I love it!”

  • Student Options:
    • Purchase a class series for the quarter.
  • Faculty/Staff/Visiting Scholar Options:
    • Purchase an F/S IMA membership ($87.53) AND
    • Purchase a class series for the quarter.
  • To read our class descriptions/levels click here
  • To learn more about our instructors click here.

Class Title

Price Fitness / Skill Level Day Time Dates Instructor

Location

Acro Yoga
(90 min)

$45.00

All Monday 6:00-7:30 PM 10/09-12/04 Jaime & Sam

Mat Room A

Deep Stretch
(60 min)

$33.75

Beg/All Monday 7:00-8:00 PM 10/09-12/04 Trent

Studio 316

Deep Stretch/Flow
(60 min)

$76.50

All TTh 5:30-6:45 PM 10/10-12/07 Mandy

Studio 316

Deep Stretch
(60 min)

$33.75

Beg/All Wed. 7:00-8:00 PM 10/11-12/06 Alyssa

Studio 316

Deep Stretch
(60 min)

$26.25

Beg/All Friday 12:00-1:00 PM 10/13-12/08 Jessica

Studio 316

Flow
(60 min)

$67.50

All MW 6:45-7:45 AM 10/09-12/06 Alyssa

Studio 316

Flow
(60 min)

$67.50

All MW 12:00-1:00 PM 10/09-12/06 TBD

Studio 316

Flow
(75 min)

$81.00

All MW 4:00-5:15 PM 10/09-12/06 Sally

Studio 316

Flow
(60 min)

$63.75

All TTh 8:00-9:00 AM 10/10-12/07 Jaime W.

Studio 316

Flow
(60 min)

$33.75

All Tuesday 7:00-8:00 PM 10/11-12/06 TBD

Studio 316

Gentle Yoga
(60 min)

$63.75

Beg TTh 12:00-1:00 PM 10/10-12/05 Annie

Studio 316

Gentle Yoga & Meditation (75 min)

$31.50

All Sunday 6:00-7:15 PM 10/15-12/04 Annie

Studio 316

Introduction toMeditation (75 min)

$40.50

All Monday 5:30-6:45 PM 10/09-12/04 Sasha

Meeting Room 246

Introduction to Mindfulness (75 min)

$40.50

All Tuesday 5:30-6:45 PM 10/10-12/05 Danny

Meeting Room 246

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga – Session A  $80

All

Tuesday 5:30-6:30 PM 10/10-10/31 Jill

IMA Pool Diving Well

(SUP) Yoga – Session A  $80

All

Thurs. 12:00-1:00 PM 10/12-1102 Jill

IMA Pool Diving Well

(SUP) Yoga – Session B  $100

All

Tuesday 5:30-6:30 PM 11/07-12/05 Jill

IMA Pool Diving Well

(SUP) Yoga – Session B  $80

All

Thurs.

12:00-1:00 PM 11/09-12/07 Jill

IMA Pool Diving Well

Vinyasa Flow
(60 min)

$67.50

All MW 8:00-9:00 AM 10/09-12/06 Marvin

Studio 316

Vinyasa Flow
(75 min)

$81

All MW 5:30-6:45 PM 10/09-12/06 Michael

Studio 316

Vinyasa Flow
(75 min)

$63.75

All TTh 6:45-7:45 AM 10/10-12/07 Kai

Studio 316

Vinyasa Flow/Deep Stretch
(75 min)

$76.50

All TTh 4:00-5:15 PM 10/10-12/07 Melissa

Studio 316

Vinyasa Flow
(60 min)

$30

All Thurs. 7:00-8:00 PM 10/11-12/08 Ansley

Studio 316

Vinyasa Flow
(60 min)

$26.25

All Friday 6:45-7:45 AM 10/13-12/08 Jenny

Studio 316

Vinyasa Flow
(60 min)
$33.75 All Sunday 11:15-12:15 PM 10/15-12/04 Annie C. Studio 316

IH-RCresentMindfulness Pass on Central Campus

“Having yoga and meditation classes all around campus makes it so much easier to invest in my wellbeing!”

  • Student Options:
    • Student Mindfulness Pass (Quarterly) $25. The price of one drop-in yoga class at most local studios.
    • Student Mindfulness Pass (Autumn, Winter, Spring) $60 ($15 savings off quarterly).
    • Student Mindfulness Pass (Discounted) $12.50. Limited number of discounted quarterly passes (click here to fill out a short application by 9am 10/4, you will be notified if you qualified for a discounted pass by 10/5).
    • All passes provide access to unlimited weekly yoga and meditation classes offered on and around central campus (not at the IMA Building).
    • *If you are a Bothell or Tacoma student taking academic classes on the Seattle campus you will need to purchase an IMA membership ($58) to be able to purchase a mindfulness pass.
  • Faculty/Staff/Visiting Scholar Options:
    • Faculty/Staff Mindfulness Pass w/ IMA Access (Quarterly).
      • Access to weekly yoga and meditation classes offered on and around campus (not at the IMA Building).
      • Access to state of the art weight training and cardio equipment, pool, and a wide array of fitness classes.
      • Purchase an IMA membership at Member Services in the IMA ($87.53) AND
      • Purchase the Mindfulness Pass at the IMA or online ($50).
    • Faculty/Staff Mindfulness NO IMA Access (Quarterly) $90.
      • Access to weekly yoga and meditation classes offered on and around campus (not at the IMA Building).
    • *F/S prices look much higher, but keep in mind that students are paying quarterly SAF fees which go towards our ability to offer a reduced student pass. 
    • **Spouses,+1, Retired F/S are not eligible for any pass at this time.
  • To read our class descriptions/levels click here
  • To learn more about our instructors click here.

To purchase your Mindfulness Pass follow these simple steps:

  1. Follow this link to PURCHASE your Mindfulness Pass.
  2. Click on the Memberships Icon and login using your UW NetID.
  3. Add “Student or Faculty/Staff Quarterly Mindfulness Pass” according to your eligibility to your cart and check out.
  4. To register for weekly classes follow the link below, then click on the Classes Icon, the Mindfulness Icon, and then select student of faculty yoga or meditation to sign up for specific classes.

REGISTER FOR WEEKLY CLASSES HERE

Weekly class registration opens one week prior and closes 15 minutes before class begins. While it is always best to register in advance, most classes have several drop-in spaces available.

For specific building direction and room logistics view classes through our google calendar.
*Autumn 17 Schedule
**For up to date schedule changes, FAQ’s, or to post a question join our Facebook Group
***To cancel a class reservation send an email to IMAfit@uw.edu with your name, class name, and class date/time.

Hillel-BroadViewWorkshops & Special Events

“I loved how flexible it was, the community and kindness it brings, and how much more relaxed and focused I feel after class.”

Autumn 17

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Program Partners

Non of our programing would be possible without the generous support of on-campus partners, local businesses, and national high quality food brands. Please support them!

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Startup Hall

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Suja

 

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Primal Kitchen

 

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