Meditation on the Lawn Recordings - Fall 2020

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Meditation on the Lawn Recordings - Fall 2020

A list of Virtual Meditation on the Lawn facilitators with recordings of previous sessions is provided below.

Register, learn more about the series, and view the current schedule here.

Virtual Meditation on the Lawn is a virtual drop-in meditation or short guided reflection that CSC hosts along with our University partners every Monday at 7:50am ET. These brief, 7-8 minute sessions are open to the UVA community and anyone else who is interested in pausing, particularly at this very stressful and often lonely time, to cultivate mindfulness, compassion, resilience, and a sense of belonging with others so inclined. 

Each week a different instructor, practitioner, or UVA community leader guides the meditation or moment of reflection.
Please contact us if you have any questions about this or any of our events or if you would like CSC’s assistance in organizing small group guided meditations for a specific community or organization. 
Event partners include Compassionate Care InitiativeCounseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), FEAPHoos Well, Student Affairs, and UVA Clubs. 


Oct 19—Ian H. Solomon, Dean, 
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy 
View the meditation here.

Oct 26—Lili Powell, Associate Professor, Darden School of Business, 
Kluge Endowed Chair, School of Nursing 
View the meditation here.

Nov 2—David Germano, Executive Director, Contemplative Sciences Center
View the meditation here.

Nov 9—Nicole RuzekDirector, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
View the meditation here.

Nov 16—Dorrie Fontaine, Dean and Professor Emerita, School of Nursing
View the meditation here.

Nov 23—Owsley Brown III, CSC Board member
View the meditation here.

Nov 30—Kim PenberthyProfessor of Research, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
View the meditation here.

Dec 7— Alicia López Operé, Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
View the meditation here.

You'll find general tips for practicing meditation. Additions or adjustments to these guidelines may apply to specific meditation practices and may be provided by individual contemplative instructors leading a particular practice. 

Feel free to reach out to us:
General inquiries:
Director of Advancement: Kayti Sewell at
Communications: Ellen Daniels at
Contact information for additional CSC staff may be found here.