Employing theories and practices of contemporary movement sciences, current body-mind and relaxation techniques, somatic exercises and yoga, this class emphasizes body awareness and deep mindfulness. It is designed to support and encourage the ability to calm the critical mind, awaken the physical senses and tune into the inherent wisdom of the body-mind. Discussion of readings and viewings of related and current topics opens each meeting. Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. For students of all ages; this class is less strenuous than U31-120. Students may enroll no more than two times. This course is available as Pass/Fail, but students pursuing the Certificate in Somatic Studies must enroll for a letter grade.