Bobcat Connection: December 8

A campus update from Bates leadership

You will have an opportunity to pre-submit questions when you register; you may also submit questions live during the event.

Mindful Holidays

This month, we are sharing ways to explore mindfulness—a particularly important concept during the often-stressful holiday season, and in a year that has already asked so much of us. Take a minute—or 20!—to relax, refresh, and revive.

Brittany Longsdorf, Bates Multifaith Chaplain, on the Importance of Meditation

Watch now – 20 mins

Creating a mindfulness practice is so important, especially today when stress levels are elevated due to Covid-19. Join Brittany in learning more about the various ways you can meditate and how you can benefit from a mindfulness practice.

Kripalu Yoga Teacher Lisa Bryan ’85 — Conscious Breathing

Watch now – 17 mins

Lisa is thrilled to share her expertise with the Bates community, demonstrating simple relaxation techniques using breath.

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January Book Selection:

Bobcat Reads will be discussing The Turner House by Angela Flournoy from January 7 to March 11, 2021.  

Join nearly 250 Bobcats for fun and meaningful discussions. 

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