Subject: SKY Happiness Retreat
UMD RecWell and Counseling Center are delighted to announce the hybrid
(in-person and online) SKY Happiness Retreat for UMD students. The in-person
component of the retreat will be hosted SEPT 10-12, 2021, followed by two,
hour-long, online follow-up sessions in the two weeks following the in-person
component. The retreat is part of the SKY Campus Happiness program! This
retreat is being offered complimentary to UMD students by the UMD Counseling
Center and UMD Recreation & Wellness.
The retreat offers an in-depth experience of effortless meditation,
breathwork, yoga, SKY (Sudarshan Kriya Yoga) Meditation, and more. SKY
(Sudarshan Kriya Yoga) Meditation uses cyclical, rhythmic patterns of breath
to easily bring the mind and body into a state of meditation.
Research has shown that SKY significantly increases feelings of well-being,
optimism, and mental focus and improves emotion regulation
(https://www.skycampushappiness.org/research). Research has shown that SKY
may reduce depression, anxiety, PTSD, stress, and addictive behaviors.
• Learn a powerful evidence-based meditation that allows your
mind to be clear and calm.
• Experience tools to sustain personal wellbeing and happiness.
• Understand and experience the effortless power of breathing
techniques in effectively managing stress, energy, focus, and negative
• Learn new frameworks for dealing with stressful situations and
There are limited spots available for the SKY Happiness Retreat. Availability
is first come, first serve, and requires attendance of all in-person sessions
and two 1 hour online followups.
To attend the retreat, please apply here: https://go.umd.edu/SKYfall21
COST: Complimentary for the UMD students if attended fully (in-person
component and two online follow-up sessions).
Barring unforeseen circumstances, if registered applicants fail to attend all
sessions in their entirety, a $55 charge will be applied to their student fee
SEPT 10-12: In-person at the UMD University Recreation Center
TImings and dates of the two online followup 1-hour follow-up sessions (over
Zoom) to be decided during the retreat taking into account students'
Retreat session timings:
Friday, SEPT 10
5pm - 8:30pm ET
Saturday, SEPT 11
10am - 2pm ET
Sunday, SEPT 12
10am - 2pm ET
Questions? Please contact [log in to unmask] OR [log in to unmask]
Apply here: https://go.umd.edu/SKYfall21
Event Date: September 10, 2021
Event Start Time: 5:00 pm
Event End Time: 8:30 pm
Event Location: Eppley Recreation Center
Contact Person: Chethan Joshi
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Website URL: https://www.instagram.com/p/CSzYZ_IhR9d/
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