Take a moment to be mindful and care for yourself and others. In this ongoing series, Mavericks across UNO's campus share how they take care of themselves and others.
Enjoy the videos and podcasts below
- Today's "Maverick Mindfulness" Feature
- Past "Maverick Mindfulness" Features
- "Maverick Mindfulness" Playlist on YouTube
- "Maverick Mindfulness" Playlist on SoundCloud
A Piano Concert By Kristín Jónína Taylor
Kristín Jónína Taylor, assistant professor of piano in UNO’s School of Music, performs a concert of “Music from the Nordic Nations” by Gade, Tveitt, Sæverud, and Palmgren.
Watch or listen to past "Maverick Mindfulness" features.
Make a Paper Durango
Learn how to make a paper Durango that you can share with friends! #MavSpirit
Deep Breathing with Rachael Jensen
Learn the steps of deep, relaxing breathing with UNO Youth Safety Coordinator Rachael Jensen.
Nate Bock on Finding Balance
Nate Bock, Assistant Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), talks about using the eight areas of wellness to balance your day. Those areas of wellness are environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, spiritual and emotional.
UNO Concert Choir Performs "One Voice" Virtually
Even though the UNO rehearsal hall is currently silent, we are still connected through song. Enjoy this performance by the UNO Concert Choir, directed by Dr. Derrick Fox.
A Peaceful World
Earth Day is 50 years old and even though being engaged nature may be more difficult than usual, this special video will help remind you of the beauty that is all around us.
UNO Bands Perform Fight Song Virtually
Students in the UNO Bands love their university. To show their support for their fellow Mavericks, they assembled a virtual band performing UNO’s fight song.
The coronavirus has changed a lot of things, but the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Omaha community are united. We will get through this together. #EveryoneForOmaha.
Fireside Chat with Durango
From beside the Milo Bail Student Center fireplace, Durango has a special message for everyone in the UNO community: stay strong, Mavs!
A Maverick Moment of Zen (Cathy Pettid)
Cathy Pettid, Dean of Undergraduate Students, offers tips to ease anxiety in uncertain times.
Maverick Yoga: Slow Relaxation and Wind Down (Danielle Stone)
Danielle Stone, a group exercise and yoga instructor at the UNO Wellness Center, leads a slow yoga practice that focuses on neck, back and other tense areas. This routine is great for winding down at the end of the day, a gentle way to start the morning, or when you're feeling tense and need to practice a little self care. Focus on the breath and unwind.
Coping with Change (Nate Bock)
Nate Bock, Assistant Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), gives advice on how to deal with the change which the Coronavirus has brought into everyone's lives.
Tips to Maintain Healthy Relationships (Cathy Pettid)
Cathy Pettid, UNO's Dean of Undergraduate Students, offers advice on maintaining healthy relationships during stressful times.
Exercise at Home with the UNO Wellness Center (Shay Rost)
Let's get moving, Mavs! Shay Rost, a fitness instructor at the UNO Wellness Center, leads a body weight cardio circuit workout alongside UNO senior Maria Mickles. This workout can be done at home without any equipment.
Dealing with Thoughts and Anxieties Related to Control (Nate Bock)
Nate Bock, Assistant Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), gives advice on the changing environment and how to deal with our thoughts and anxieties relating to control.
How Thoughts Can Lead to Anxiety (Nate Bock)
Nate Bock, Assistant Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), explains how thoughts can lead to anxiety and he gives tips on how to deal with thoughts that are spiraling out of control.
Maverick Yoga: Hip Openers and Twists (Danielle Stone)
Danielle Stone, a group exercise and yoga instructor at the UNO Wellness Center, leads a yoga practice focusing on stretching the hips, balances and twists. Feel stretched and aligned in this gentle yoga flow session. It is a great practice for when ever you need a break to recharge, or wish to work on flexibility.
Mahler's Symphony No. 3 (Professor Jeremy C. Baguyos)
UNO School of Music Professor Jeremy C. Baguyos performs Mahler's Symphony No. 3, arranged for double bass octet.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
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