Meditation and Mindful Deep Relaxation Groups

These two groups take place in person as well as being live streamed over Zoom. They offer participants a wide variety of deep relaxation, mindfulness and meditation practices. These techniques help to develop improvements in wellbeing and self-awareness.


Meditation – Thursdays 12-1.30pm

Meditation Group flyer (PDF)

Supporting Information for the Meditation Group (PDF)

The meditation group offers participants experience of a large variety of relaxations, meditations and practices preparatory to meditation. Once you have been to a few sessions, you will have learnt which ones you can make best use of. The group runs every Thursday 12-1.30pm in Room 6, 2nd Floor, Leeds University Union in and out of term time. To attend in person, just come to the room and sign the register. The group is also live streamed over Zoom for people who cannot attend in person (see below information on attending online).

Please complete the sign up form. For more information, please email the facilitator James Taylor .

Mindful Deep Relaxation – Fridays 2-3pm

Mindful Deep Relaxation Group flyer (PDF)

Supporting Information for the Mindful Deep Relaxation Group (PDF)

The Mindful Deep Relaxation Group takes place at Student Counselling and Wellbeing, 19 Clarendon Place, Leeds, LS2 9JY, and is streamed live over Zoom.

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu

In this group, you will be offered a variety of Deep Relaxation, Mindfulness and compassion focused practices, many of which are supported by a library of free MP3s , which means you can just settle into the experience of the practices without having to try to remember them! You can just come and be. Be warm, be still, be welcome and be present in the gift of each moment.

Please complete the group membership sign up form. For more information, please email facilitator James Taylor .

To attend a Mindful Deep Relaxation session In-Person

We have 10 spaces available for each group which can be booked up to 7 days before the date of each meeting. Each week you will receive an email with a link to the meeting page on the Student Counselling and Wellbeing Hub. On this page you can click the ‘Book’ button to reserve a place in each group. 

We keep a reserve list in case people who have signed up are unable to attend. Please advise us by cancelling on the SCW meeting page or emailing if you are unable to attend so we can make space for others. 

If you are unable to attend in-person, you can still join in as the meeting will be live streamed over Zoom.

To attend either group Online via Zoom

Please make sure you have downloaded Zoom onto your device well before your first attendance. Each week you will receive an email with a link to the meeting page on the Student Counselling and Wellbeing Hub. On this page you can click the ‘Join’ button to access the group on Zoom.