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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. You’ll get to experience powerful practices led by experts from a diverse range of cultures, languages and backgrounds, including leading neuroscientists and clinical psychologists, inspiring practitioners of the monastic traditions, and influential professors from the Universities of Oxford, Harvard, and Stanford.

Plus, if you prefer group get-togethers, there are more than 600 live events to take part in each week, spanning yoga, talks, music, and meditation. Together with participants from the UVA community and across the planet, you’ll get to connect with like-minded people, whilst discovering something new. And, if you want to practice with classmates or friends you can set up group meditations using the Circles feature, so you can cultivate calm and connection
at any time and with as many people as you like.

 

REGISTER OR UPGRADE TO MEMBER PLUS ACCESS

 

Step 1: Download Insight Timer and create your account

The Insight Timer app is available on iPhone, iPad or Android devices. Make sure to sign up using your UVA email address.
 



Step 2: Register your UVA email

Once you have an Insight Timer account, you’ll need to register your UVA email in the Circles tab by clicking Add workplace. This’ll give you access to Member Plus and additional benefits. Insight Timer will send you an automated email with a 4-digit code – just enter this code to verify your email. 
 


 

What if I already have a personal Insight Timer account?

That’s ok. Sign in using your existing account, but be sure to register your UVA email in the Circles tab, as above. Once you’ve done this, you’ll be able to find, join and create Circles.
 

 

Step 3: Join UVA’s Circles

Select Virginia.edu to find the UVA-CSC Community Circle and other Circles created by UVA students, faculty, or staff and simply tap to join. Once you’re in a Circle, you can send a message to the group or recommend content – you can see all the recommended content in the recommended tab.
 

 

 

Step 4: Meditate together

If you create a Circle, you’re the Circle admin, which means you can create Group Meditations. Just select the Meditate tab, select your track and you’re ready to go.
 


 
ADDITIONAL INSIGHT TIMER RESOURCES
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.