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Students talk meditation on campus

“I love to stop at the Interfaith Center and walk the labyrinth as a meditation if I have time on my walk to class,” first-year Sienna DeVoe-Talluto said.

Marjorie McWilliams, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

The walls of most dorms are covered with posters, candles are at risk of confiscation and the shouts of the next door neighbors playing Super Smash Bros make meditation seem like an impossible routine to develop in the college years. Despite this, students and faculty at UVM find ways to reap the ...

Mending community health one yoga pose at a time

Mending community health one yoga pose at a time

Charlie Ross, Cynic Correspondent

January 30, 2018

One Burlington yoga studio is redefining charity by donating mental and physical health to the local community. Sangha Studios, with locations on Pine Street and North Winooski Ave, opened its doors to the public Jan. 20 to give back to locals with a day of complimentary classes. Sangha Studios...

Mental help spikes

Mental help spikes

Erika B. Lewy

December 6, 2016

The increase in students requesting mental health services at UVM — particularly during finals —may actually be a very good sign, several university officials said. As the stigma around getting support for mental health issues dissipates, students are more likely to seek help, said Jon Port...

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