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FREE and open to all UW students, faculty/staff, family, friends, and anyone else who needs support during this time; all start times are in Pacific Time. Click on class title to pre-register.

Yoga for Healing

(6-week series, Fridays 1:30-2:45pm, 4/10 – 5/29, ONLINE via ZOOM)

A class that supports students in regaining empowerment, cultivating a sense of wholeness, and inner resilience.

Through movement and sharing you will work towards a sense of comfort within your physical body as you non-verbally process thoughts, feelings and sensations that show up

This class is for anyone navigating the effects of:

  • Verbal abuse
  • Self-harm
  • Disordered eating
  • Deep depression
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence

Please fill out this short interest form (required & confidential) to apply, spots are limited. Registration info will be send vi email.


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Meditation for Stress-Free Living

 (6-week series, Mondays 5:30-6:30pm, 4/13 – 5/18ONLINE via ZOOM)
Register HERE

A practice that strengthens mental attentiveness and facilitates the opportunity to step back, take inventory of the present moment, and make more skillful and empowered decisions for the sake of a more centered, peaceful, and enriched life.

During each week of this series you will:

  • Learn new meditation techniques, apply the teachings, and garner tips and tools to implement a regular meditation practice.
  • Increase mental clarity, improve academic performance, and reduce stress.
  • Sleep better, decrease worry, and alleviate unnecessary anxiety.

*No prior experience with meditation required  


ButternutNutrition Building Blocks (2 sections)

(4-week series, Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm, Session A 4/14 – 5/5 & Session B 5/12 – 6/2, ONLINE via ZOOM)
Register HERE (session A)
Register HERE (session B)

Invest four weeks to learn a flexible approach to nutrition which honors dietary preference, aligns with nature’s intelligence, and will equip you with the tools to make simple, nutrient dense, and affordable meals.

In this empowering workshop series you will:

  • Learn about the fundamentals (hydration, sleep, natural light, social connection, digestion, etc.) which are key to physical and mental health.
  • Find out how to  make easy, affordable high quality breakfast bowls and smoothies.
  • Learn how to cook tasty soups which can be utilized as a hearty lunch or dinner.
  • Explore ways to integrate more nutrient dense foods to optimize your vitamin and mineral intake, even on a budget.
  • Take time to meal plan and set yourself up for success even when you are super busy.

Yoga Basics

(4-week series, Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm, Session A 4/15 – 5/6 & Session B 5/13 – 6/3, ONLINE via ZOOM)

Invest in four weeks of knowledge building to gain alignment knowledge, a deeper understanding of yogic breathing techniques, and an opportunity to ask any and all questions related to yoga.

In this practical, experiential series you will:

  • Get a deeper understanding of the importance of your breath and explore 3-part breathing and the ocean sounding breath.
  • Dive into clear alignment details of standing postures, downward dog, pigeon and commonly lead backbends.
  • Break down and explore various ways to flow through vinyasa (down dog to plank to low pushup, to up dog/cobra, to down dog) based on your own body anatomy.
  • Utilize props to make particular postures more accessible and easeful.
  • Lay the foundation of vital alignment to reduce injury and increase the longevity of your practice