This episode on yoga and meditation is the final one in the podcast’s Learning Communities Self-Care Series for summer 2020. All of the episodes share tips for reducing stress, supporting good health and setting yourself up for academic success. Whether you are a student or faculty or staff member, we hope that you will use this series to start or enhance a commitment to your own care.

In this session, Dr. Kathleen Thomas talks about her experience with yoga and breathing exercises inside and outside the classroom. she also notes tools and the importance of self care in the current, larger pandemic and political environment. shares the importance of sleep for your health, academic success and livelihood. Listen for tips and tools for good sleeping habits. Dr. Thomas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science wiht expertise in “Motor Control/Learning of Posture and Locomotion, Kinesiology, Injury and Rehabilitation and Biomechanics.”


tips tease

  • Yoga is not just about flexibility.
  • Yoga is moving meditation.
  • Do not procrastinate. 


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This episode was produced by Ms. Angel Eason and Dr. Felicia Mebane, and hosted by Ms. Eason.

Photo: L to R. Ms. Eason and Dr. Thomas. Screenshot taken by Dr. Mebane.