Explore Insight Timer
Explore Insight Timer
UVA COMMUNITY NOW HAS ACCESS TO THE APP'S PREMIUM CONTENT AND FEATURES!
Insight Timer is an award-winning smartphone app and web portal featuring a meditation timer and the world’s largest free repository of guided meditations, music tracks, and other recorded and live events for relieving stress, improving sleep, coping with challenges, and addressing many other facets of well-being and flourishing. To date, more than 60,000 recordings have been uploaded to the site, and free yoga classes from leading instructors are now available daily!
Thanks to a new partnership with Insight Timer, UVA students, faculty, and staff have free access to the app’s premium (paid) Member Plus content and increased functionality, including the ability to fast-forward and rewind within a track, pause a track to return to it later, and download tracks for offline access.
Insight Timer’s wealth of content includes guidance and wisdom from some of the world’s foremost experts on contemplative practices. Its diverse resources accommodate practitioners of all levels, from complete beginners to long-time mediators.
REGISTER OR UPGRADE TO MEMBER PLUS ACCESS
Go to virginia.insighttimer.com and use your UVA email address to create a user profile.
If you already have an Insight Timer account using your UVA email address, there are two options for upgrading to UVA’s Member Plus access:
1. If you wish to maintain one account with your original personal stats, login to virginia.insighttimer.com on a web browser, click the "Help ?" button at lower right, select the top option for registered users, and complete a request to migrate your original account to UVA Member Plus account.
2. If you would like to create a second, separate UVA Member Plus account, you will need to re-register with an alias UVA email address, which is easy to create. Just follow the instructions here. Once the University has approved your alias, create your second Insight Timer account with this alias as your login. Your previous accounts’s log and stats will not transfer, but you will have free access to all of Insight Timer’s Member Plus content on your new account.
ADDITIONAL INSIGHT TIMER RESOURCES
- CSC’s Guide to Using Insight Timer has information and tips on working with Insight’s meditation timer, guided meditations, and related recordings.
- CSC Playlists: We've compiled lists of recommended Insight Timer content with annotated guides to each list.
- Practice of Kindness & Care: An original Insight Timer meditation from CSC
MORE ON MEDITATION
CSC offers many meditation resources and opportunities. Check out our meditation resources page for beginner tips, virtual classes, weekly community events, and more ways to explore meditation.