November 23, 2020

Virtual workshop available to help faculty, staff and students with stress

Sky@SIUC, a registered student organization, is hosting a virtual workshop to promote the mental well-being of students, faculty and staff during this time of social isolation and stress resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, political tensions and other things happening in the world, organizers said.

The virtual SKY Happiness Retreat is set for Dec. 4-6. The nine-hour workshop via Zoom includes breathwork, interactive group processes, experiential learning, evidence-based meditation, emotional intelligence training, yoga, stress-management skills and more. Leaders include trained students and faculty from SIU.

Hours are 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4 and 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6. Full scholarships are available for students; faculty and staff will pay a nominal fee.

Register online in advance at Email for more information.