We are delighted to share that we will have a Zoom half-day retreat this year on the Sunday after Commencement (May 22) from 2 to 6pm ET.
CLS alum and experienced mindfulness teacher Caroline Voldstad Daniell will teach for us. This Retreat is open to anyone/all-levels regardless of participation in prior mindfulness programs or exercises. Also, friends/family of CLS community members and friends of the Mindfulness Program are welcome, along with CLS students, faculty, staff, and alums. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Coordinator, Kiana Taghavi.
Caroline Voldstad Daniell is a graduate of Columbia Law School ('18) and Harvard Divinity School (MTS '15) who has been teaching yoga and meditation for over a decade. Currently a PhD candidate studying the contribution of contemplative practice to legal ethics, she previously practiced law at Quinn Emanuel in New York, and now teaches yoga and meditation to the firm. She is also currently Of Counsel at Richman Law & Policy working at the intersection of animal and environmental law. At Columbia Law School, she was involved in building the Mindfulness Program while a student and co-led the program’s first off-site weekend retreats at the Garrison Institute in the Spring of 2019 and again in January 2020. She has led classes and workshops in mind-body practices for a variety of audiences at educational and nonprofit institutions, including for youth in various capacities and for populations involved in the criminal justice system. Caroline is certified as a 500 hour experienced Yoga Teacher and, most recently, she has completed her foundations training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Caroline believes deeply in the power of contemplative practice to shift individual consciousness and create the possibility of a more connected and caring world.
If you have questions about this event or upcoming events, or if any disability accommodations would help you to participate fully in these events, please contact the Coordinator of the CLS Mindfulness Program, Kiana Taghavi at email@example.com. Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities, so please let us know if any changes, for instance to the format of the sound system, would be helpful.