Your Wednesday Boost

Your Wednesday boost are recurrent mindfulness sessions for researchers and spouses at AU to improve and boost your wellbeing, in collaboration with the Danish Center for Mindfulness.

The event

The series

Your Wednesday Boost is a weekly initiative the University International Club has carefully prepared for international and Danish staff at Aarhus University and their accompanying partners. We aim at improving and boosting your wellbeing through online sessions facilitated by the Danish Center of Mindfulness

All of our one-hour sessions are free to attend, but registration is mandatory. 

Dates and registration

February

24.02.21 – Morning session. (09.00). Online. Register 

March 

03.03.21 – Afternoon session (16.00) Online. Register 

10.03.21 – Morning session (9.00) Online. Register 

17.03.21 – Afternoon session (16.00) Online. Register 

24.03.21 – Morning session (9.00) Online. Register 

31.03.21 – Afternoon session (16.00) Online. Register 

April

7.04.21 – Morning session (9.00) Online. Register 

14.04.21 – Afternoon session (16.00) Online. Register 

21.04.21 – Morning session (8.00) Online. Register 

28.04.21 – Afternoon session (16.00) Online. Register 

May

5.05.21 – Morning session (8.00) Online. Register 

12.05.21 – Afternoon session (16.00) AU Park. Register 

19.05.21 – Morning session ( 8.00  ) Online. Register 

26.05.21 – Afternoon session (16.00) AU Park. Register 

We are now planning meeting at AU Park for the afternoon sessions. Please keep updated about any unexpected changes. We will send all information to the email you have registered with. 

The sessions 

The one-hour sessions are facilitated by the Danish Center for Mindfulness and take place on Zoom. During the sessions, an MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) and yoga facilitator guides you through different techniques and exercises that will help you reduce your stress, increase your motivation, concentration, and awarenessboost your resilience and improve your overall wellbeing during these challenging times.  

Practicalities:

  • The morning and afternoon meetings alternate every week 
  • You receive the link before the event 
  • You are welcome to attend all the sessions or just some of them
  • You work on your wellbeing at your own pace
  • You do not need special training or skills to participate
  • You receive additional resources after the sessions 
  • Accompanying partners/spouses are welcome to attend
  • We aim at offering physical sessions, once it is possible to do so 

The Facilitator

The participants learn different practices from the MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) and yoga facilitator, Camilla Marcinkowski, from the Danish Center for Mindfulness at AU Health.

Camilla, is an international teacher who has lived and studied in North America for many years and now teaching mindfulness and mental-training to businesses, athletes, students and the general public in Denmark.

The UIC has partnered with the Danish Center for Mindfulness to create this offer at AU. This is a research centre at the Institute of Clinical Medicine at Aarhus University carrying out research and education of teachers in mindfulness-based applications for many different people and patient groups.