Koru Mindfulness

In these 4-week long Koru Mindfulness Meditation groups, participants will learn how to train their minds to work mindfully with thoughts and emotions.  Groups meet weekly for 75 minutes to learn life transformative skills that increase resiliency and flourishing in the face of life's stressors. 

Koru Mindfulness Meditation groups are available to registered MSU students. There is no charge.

Fall 2018 Koru Mindfulness Meditation 

Koru Groups are held at Olin Health Center on Wednesday evenings, 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm.

Group 1: September 5, 12, 19, and 26
Group 2: October 3, 10, 17, and 24
Group 3: October 31, November 7, 14, and 28

Koru uses research-validated methods that permit participants to also learn mindful meditation, walking, eating, body scans, and breathing exercises. Classes are taught by Certified Koru Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Debra Duxbury, M.D., Ph.D.

How to Sign Up for Koru Classes 

  • Use your MSU email account to send an email to korumindfulness@msu.edu 
    • Provide your APID, and
    • Indicate your preferred group in the email.
  • You will receive a response confirming whether you are signed up for the group or placed on a waitlist. 

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.