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Student-led Organizations

Students practicing yogaIntegrative Medicine Interest Group: This student group plans events with the aim of both promoting student wellness, and exposing students to different modalities of complementary and alternative medicine that may be useful to them in their future practices. This group holds weekly meditation sessions, pet therapy sessions before student exams, and wellness nights after exams. They have held acupuncture sessions, massage therapy sessions, and art therapy sessions as well. They organize a yearly retreat to Kripalu to experience and learn about health and wellness practices. They also organize panels for Q/A sessions with physicians who have incorporated integrative medicine techniques into their practice.

Yoga: This group is led by students with a passion for yoga, several of whom are certified yoga instructors. They hold weekly free yoga classes at the health center for students in all years and of all levels.