Our spiritual life is an often-overlooked aspect of wellness, but our guiding beliefs, principles and values provide us with deeper meaning and purpose.

Arts in Medicine

Offerings include dance, art and writing workshops; book club; music performances and more.

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Arts in Medicine: Wellness Classes

Wellness classes are offered weekly, free of charge. Classes are appropriate for individuals of any skill level, and drop-ins are welcome. Classes include meditation, Qigong, and gentle yoga.

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Baughman Center

The center is open for private contemplation on weekdays.

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Free Faculty & Staff Yoga

This free, on-going class is offered to all UF and UF Health employees every Tuesday from 12:15-1pm in the Ustler Hall, 162 Fletcher Drive. Meet in the atrium located on the second floor. The class is appropriate for all levels and focuses on reducing stress and tension while building flexibility and strength. Led by Kim Holton, Yoga Instructor + UF Faculty Member. Contact mkholton@ufl.edu.



Gentle Yoga for Health / Yoga for Self-Care

Focus on mindful movement, stretching for relaxation, adaptive postures and breathing techniques.

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Sanctuary of Wisdom

Located on the second floor of the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital, the Sanctuary of Wisdom meditation room is designed for prayer and contemplation, inclusive of all religions and belief systems. It can be used by patients, visitors, faculty and staff. It is oval-shaped in keeping with the Eastern philosophy of meditation.

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Wilmot Gardens

Wilmot Gardens is located in the heart of the Southeast’s largest academic health center, providing a peaceful and verdant respite for patients, faculty, staff, and the public. In addition, the gardens are dedicated to advancing patient care, research and service through its vibrant and growing therapeutic horticulture program.

The gardens are open to the public year-round and boast an unrivaled collection of camellias in North Central Florida.

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We hear a lot of this buzzword lately, but what really does being “mindful” mean? UF Mindfulness discusses the benefits and research behind this beneficial way of living, as well as provides a community for resources and ways to help you with implementation.

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Meditation Exercises

UF Health Integrative Medicine Program provides guided meditation and relaxation to promote inner healing and tranquility.

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