Mindfulness & Relaxation

Our team is here for you 24/7. Use these virtual resources to slow down, take a deep breath and re-center your emotions. Explore guided meditation and breath work audio and video of varying lengths, all created for you by our talented team of Artists in Residence and Integrative Therapy Practitioners. Audio and Video will be added as they are produced.

Gentle Movement Videos

If you experience discomfort while following the movements or breathing patterns stop practicing and return your focus to the natural flow of the breath.

Qigong & Tai Chi Exercises

Enjoy a full set of relaxing and energizing qigong exercises led by Integrative Therapies practitioner Andrew Hix during a stress management session for UF Health Shands nursing staff.

Qigong

Gentle, Meditative Movement

Join Integrative Therapies Practitioner and certified yoga therapist Tammy Bernard in calming the mind and body with guided, seated movement.

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Gathering Breath – Qigong

Follow along as Integrative Therapies practitioner Andrew Hix guides you through a qigong movement called “Gathering Breath”, which he teaches to patients at the bedside

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Lifting the Sky – Qigong

Follow along as Integrative Therapies practitioner Andrew Hix walks you through a qigong movement called “Lifting the Sky” which is often taught to patients at their bedside while in the hospital.

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15 minute Seated Yoga

Integrative Therapies and certified yoga therapist Tammy Bernard guides you through a seated yoga session.

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Calming Creation Videos

Relax your eyes and mind as you watch our visual artists create a series of simple works of art. Musical accompaniment by a selection of our musicians in residence.

Coffee Painting

Artist in residence Sunita Canady paints a butterfly with brewed coffee. Music by Ricky Kendall

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Peaceful Watercolor Time-lapse

Enjoy a watercolor painting timelapse, by Sunita Canady, Artist in Residence. Music by Cathy DeWitt.

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Summertime Blue Dance

Relax and enjoy the ebb and flow of this original dance by AIM dancer in residence Whitney Wilson, performed underwater at Gilchrist Blue Springs in North Central Florida.

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Zentangle

View a Zentangle creation by Sunita Canady with music by Ricky Kendall.

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Breathing Technique Videos

Join Integrative Therapies and certified yoga therapist Tammy Bernard in a series of breathing techniques. If you experience discomfort while following the movements or breathing patterns stop practicing and return your focus to the natural flow of the breath.

Alternate Nostril Breathing

Calm the mind and body with a guided breathing exercise known as Alternate Nostril Breathing, a practice Tammy often teaches clinicians to support a grounded or energized feeling.

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Extended Exhalation Breathing

Calm the mind and body with a guided breathing exercise known as Extended Exhalation Breathing.

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Full Body Breathing

Join Integrative Therapies and certified yoga practitioner Tammy Bernard in a guided full-body breathing exercise to quiet the mind and body.

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Meditation and Calming Audio

The Power of Self-Compassion

Join Integrative Therapies Practitioner and certified yoga therapist Tammy Bernard in exploring the health benefits of self-compassion through a guided meditation practice.

The Power of Self-Compassion

Pathway to Sleep

Let yourself be guided to a peaceful sleep by UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine adjunct artist in residence Madeline Austin. With white noise and subtle background music.

Pathway to Sleep

Ocean Meditation

Relax and unwind with a guided Ocean Meditation with UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine wellness educator Nancy Lasseter.

Ocean Meditation

Breathing Space Meditation

Enjoy a guided meditation on breathing, by UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine wellness educator Nancy Lasseter.

Breathing Space Meditation

Meditation to Calm the Mind

Listen as Integrative Therapies practitioner Tammy Bernard guides you through a meditation to calm the mind and relax the body.

Meditation to Calm the Mind

Mindfulness Meditation

Allow Integrative Therapies practitioner Andrew Hix to guide you through a relaxing mindfulness meditation session.

Mindfulness Meditation

Gratitude Meditation

Engage in a ~6 minute gratitude meditation with integrative therapies practitioner Tammy Bernard. Musical accompaniment by Cathy DeWitt, Musician in Residence

Gratitude Meditation