Mindful UK

Mindful UK: The UK Counseling Center's Resource Hub and Connection for all things Mindfulness at the University of Kentucky, in the local area, and online


UK Counseling Center (no cost, for students enrolled at UK, and led by mental health professionals)                                                                           


Well Kentucky 


UK Campus Receation and Wellness

  • Several yoga classes offered each week (see schedule here)


Jesse Harris, Jr. Psychological Services Center

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group; in DBT mindfulness is considered a core skill  


UK Health and Wellness (for UK staff and faculty)

  • Ongoing Mindfulness Meditation Group for faculty, staff and students: Meets every Thursday from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Seaton Center.
  • Click here to connect with a Health Coach to "support more thriving and less overwhelm in life" or join the 7-week Unleashing Well-being practice group
  • See below in community resources for Mind-Body Studio arrangement with UK HR Health and Wellness discounted MBSR training for faculty and staff 

College of Nursing


UK Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Room

  • 76 McVey Hall

UK Gatton Student Center Meditation Space

  • Third Floor Meditation Room

UK Student Organizations


UK Research, Faculty and Staff Involvement with Mindfulness and Meditation




Area Community Resources


Select Online Resources and Apps

  • Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society: Based out of the University of Massachusetts Medical School; it was founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., and is a major center for training and research
  • Palouse Mindfulness: website that offers a free 8-session Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course
  • Insight Timer: free or paid version app available on Android (Google Play) and iPhone (iTunes/App Store); offers thousands of guided meditations, meditation music, talks and social networking around meditation
  • Koru: Free guided meditations
  • Meditation Oasis: app available on Android (Google Play), iPhone (iTunes/App Store), and Amazon App Store
  • Headspace: app available on Android (Google Play) and iPhone (iTunes/App Store)
  • website with guided meditations and meditation music
  • Buddhify: on iTunes and available online though; contains guided meditations
  • Stop, Breathe & Think: Meditate: on iTunes/App Store and Android/Google Play; provides instruction on mindfulness as well as guided meditations


Research on Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation, as well as Cautions


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