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Skidmore College
Religious and Spiritual Life

Skidmore Mindfulness


Fostering wisdom, compassion, stress reduction and well-being on campus through meditation and mindfulness programs, weekly yoga asana classes, workshops, and events.

Open to the many different traditions that explore these practices, both spiritual and secular. There is something for every person and every body, no matter what your life path may be. We aim to be inclusive and accessible to all. If you need an accommodation to help make that happen, please do not hesitate to be in touch.

Below you will find our upcoming events and on-going programs. Should you have any questions or ideas or if you would like to join the Mindfulness Program email list please contact Jennifer Schmid-Fareed, Program Coordinator -


On-going Classes

Skidmore Mindfulenss is very excited for our Fall 2021 Program. There are many opportunities to jump in and explore. New and returning students can sign up for updates directly with Jennifer Schmid-Fareed or by filling out the Religious and Spiritual Life Interest Form



Yoga Classes

Mon 8am & 5pm | Tues 12pm | Wed 8am & 5pm | Thurs 12pm | Fri 3pm | Sun 5pm

Classes are deeply grounded in yogic tradition and taught by trained instructors. They are open to all Skidmore students, regarless of experience or spiritual background. Classes normally take place in Wilson Chapel multiple times per week and mats are provided. RSVPs are required on SkidSync. 



Mindfulness & Meditation

Tues & Thurs 9am | Mon-Fri 4pm in CASE 205

Join for twenty-minutes of guided breathing and mindfulness meditation. Newcomers welcome. 

Open Meditation Space on Mon, Wed & Friday from 9-10am in CASE 205

Drop-in and breathe in our relaxing new space. Stay as long as you'd like.

Recorded Meditations led by our Program Coordinator, Jennifer Schmid-Fareed:

Body Scan Meditation  |  Loving Kindness Meditation




Every Wednesday @ 6:30PM in Wilson Chapel

A longer meditation practice from the Buddhist tradition. Both sitting and walking meditation will be explored. Cusions and other supplies are provided. 

Contact Holley Hodgins for more information.