Koru Mindfulness

Koru Mindfulness Meditation classes teach participants how to work mindfully with thoughts and emotions.  Many prior class participants have found the skills learned in Koru to be life transforming, permitting them to flourish and be more resilient to life's stressors.

Koru Mindfulness Meditation classes are available to registered MSU students. There is no charge for the Koru classes, which consist of four, 75-minute sessions.

Fall 2017 Koru Mindfulness Meditation Class Schedule:

Classes will be held in room 309 of Olin Health Center on Wednesday evenings, 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm.

Session 1: August 30, September 6, 20, 27
Session 2: October 4, 11, 18, 25
Session 3: November 1, 8, 15, 29

Koru uses research validated methods that permit participants to learn mindful: meditation, walking, eating, body scans, and breathing exercises. Classes are taught by Debra Duxbury, MD, PhD, with assistance from Ginny Blakely, LMSW.

How to Sign Up for Koru Classes

Choose which session you wish to enroll and email korumindfulness@hc.msu.edu at least one week prior to the start of the session. You will receive a response confirming whether you are signed up for the class or placed on a wait list. Classes are limited to 14 participants.

Learn More About the Benefits of Koru Mindfulness Meditation

  • Visit www.korumindfulness.org
  • Holly Rogers, MD's research article, "Randomized Controlled Trial of Koru: A Mindfulness Program for College Students and Other Emerging Adults", accessible at www.korumindfulness.org/evidence/
  • Course textbook: "The Mindful Twenty Something. Life Skills to Handle Stress . . . and Everything Else", by Holly B. Rogers, MD.