Mindfulness & Meditation

Mindfulness and Meditation Retreats 

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  1. Who is eligible to participate in Koru Mindfulness classes and retreats?
  • UofL, Bellarmine, and Spaulding students, faculty and staff are eligible to enroll in Koru classes and retreats, following the access link above. Community guest are welcome to Mindfulness Retreats but seats are limited. Community guest should use the  link posted above, then select the community guest option.  


  1. How do I register for a Koru Mindfulness & Meditation class or retreat?
  • Students register at Health Promotion Wellbeing Central website: www.louisville.edu/healthpromotion/services                                                                         
  • Questions? Call 502.852.5429
  • Faculty & Staff have access to a separate set of Koru classes not available to students, provided by Get Healthy Now (faculty & staff programs). Send e-mail to: paula.kommor@louisville.edu
  • Another option for faculty and staff: a limited number of registrations are allocated for faculty or staff in each Koru Mindfulness class and retreat provided for students by Health Promotion Wellbeing Central and School of Nursing. To request registration, contact karen.newton@louisville.edu


  1. Are there other mindfulness and meditation options on campus?
  • Relax & Refocus sessions on various days, times and locations on Belknap. No advance registration required. View calendar of sessions here
  • Faculty and staff may enroll in an 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class, taught by Dr. Paul Salmon at the GHN Wellness Center.  Details at the GHN website

 More detailed FAQs can be found here

If you have other questions, contact:

Sara Choate 

Location:  Wellbeing Central SAC W309 
O: 502.852.1914  
louisville.edu/healthpromotion – Resilient students: off balance on purpose

Visit www.korumindfulness.org if you have questions about the research that supports this model or questions about the purpose.

If the classes are full or you would like to be on waiting list for other dates/times, please e-mail your name and contact information to the Health Promotion E-mail to be put on the waiting list. You will be alerted when additional workshops become available.

BELKNAP Campus Mindfulness & Meditation Workshops

Basic Workshops: Will return soon




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OPTIONAL:   Lend your brain to help us understand how meditation helps people become less stressed and calm! Researchers in UofL Psychological & Brain Sciences use brain imaging to look at how a person’s brain activates before and after meditation training. 

If interested, you could earn $100.00 while participating in 2-4 hours of brain imaging before and after the 4-week meditation workshops.

Please contact us at: nilcamp1@gmail.com for more information.

Health Science Campus Mindfulness Workshops

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2.0 Workshops

2.0 workshops are for students who have already taken a Basic Workshop.

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Slow Down at The Speed

 CLICK HERE for your guided prompt to use with an artwork at The Speed Art Museum. Bringing earphones is suggested to enhance your mindful experience.