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Free meditation sessions

The Georgia Museum of Art is hosting a new program of free meditation sessions led by instructor Jerry Gale.

Sessions take place in the museum’s galleries on Fridays this semester from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Gale will lead participants in meditation, followed by a period of reflection and discussion. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 706-542-0448 or sending an email to Participants should meet in the museum’s lobby.

A professor in the human development and family science department of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, Gale also is director of the family therapy doctoral program. He has been involved in meditation and yoga for more than 40 years. He presently is teaching a UGA First-Year Odyssey course on mindfulness.

Remaining sessions this semester will be held Sept. 11 and 25, Oct. 9 and 23, Nov. 13 (gratitude and mindful eating) and Dec. 4 (dealing with stress). There is no session Thanksgiving week.