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Summer Hatha Yoga at the GC

The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council (DSC) and the Student Affairs office.  We are offering a summer Hatha Yoga session. Further information will be sent out if we are able to offer other classes.

Registration will begin on Friday, May 5 at 10:00 am in room 7301. Students, Faculty, Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs office, room 7301. Payment is required at time of registration.

Registration and full payment are required before the first class for all classes, see schedule below. Registration is first come, first served.

Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY.  We regret that we cannot accept credit cards.

Fitness equipment is provided.

Hatha Yoga

Bodily Postures (asanas), deep relaxation, breath control (pranayama), and mental concentration create a supple and relaxed body, increase vitality and promote radiant health.

Instructor: Hess Kim

Hatha Yoga Summer Session  12:00p-1:00p (Wednesdays)  $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, and  6/14

Letting Go While Staying Connected: An Interactive Talk for Parents


Letting Go While Staying Connected: An Interactive Talk for Parents

Part I –  May 12, 2017, Friday
Part II – May 19, 2017, Friday
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Room #7209

This FREE workshop will address: One of the most important and challenging aspects of parenting is the capacity to “let go” of one’s child while staying connected, in small and big moments across the developmental landscape.  Letting go, or separating, facilitates growth and development but often brings up complex feelings in both children and parents, which can complicate everyday events.  (more…)

April 27 | Mental Health Resources Workshop

Please join the DSC and the Wellness Semester for our

Mental Health Resources workshop, April 27, 1:30-2:30pm, in room 5409

Do you want to know what mental health resources are available to you at the GC or through NYSHIP? Confused about what kind of therapy is right for you? At this workshop, we will answer these questions and more. (There will also be free food!)

This workshop will be led by Nicole Elden, the assistant director of student counseling services, as well as counselors Ana Munteanu, LMSW, Gregory Gagnon, MA, and Nidhi Parashar, MSW.

May 2 | Annual Wellness Festival

Mark your calendars –Tuesday May 2nd is the

Annual Wellness Festival!!

Join us on the GC Concourse Level from 10am – 4:30pm

Services include:

  • Guided Meditation (11:15-11:45am)
  • Massage Therapy
  • Rapid HIV Testing
  • Acupuncture
  • Blood Pressure Screenings
  • Cholesterol & Glucose Testing
  • Vision and Hearing Tests
  • Dental Evaluations
  • NYSHIP Information
  • Nutritional counseling

and much more…!


The Graduate Center’s Student Counseling Service at the Wellness Center

The Graduate Center’s Student Counseling Service at the Wellness Center reaffirms our commitment to students of all faiths, racial groups, nationalities, immigration statuses, genders, sexual orientations and political parties.  For details on services provided, click here.

For those who need a safe space to talk, The Graduate Center’s Student Counseling Service at the Wellness Center will have appointments available for confidential and supportive counseling sessions. The Wellness Center is located in Room 6422 and can be contacted at 212-817-7020. You can also find information and request services on our website: http://www.cuny.is/wellnesscenter.

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