Here we have compiled a list of local to nationwide similar programs and resource hubs. 

resource hub is available at MIIS.

Local Community 


Spirit in Nature

Ripton 
Directions and map
http://www.spiritinnature.org/

Breadloaf Mountain Zen Community

3958 Rte. 30, Cornwall
(505) 500-7838
Daily meditation at 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Dharma Talks on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
https://www.breadloafmountainzen.org/ 

Metta Earth Institute

334 Geary Rd S, Lincoln 
(802) 453-8111
https://www.mettaearth.org/

Dharma Gates/MAPLE Monastic Academy

751 Page Rd, Lowell
(734) 881-5533 

Vermont Zen Center

480 Thomas Road, Shelburne
802-985-9746
www.vermontzen.org

Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium  

Supporting Champlain, Middlebury, and St. Michael’s College Faculty and Staff Wellbeing 
120 Graham Way, Shelburne
https://gmhec.org/gmhec-well-being-calendar/ 

Center For Integrative Bodywork with

Stacey and Jack Dobek CMT
5 Park Street, Suite 3B, Middlebury
802-388-0414
http://www.centerforintegrativebodywork.massagetherapy.com/home

Chessy Kelley

Local Meditation Leader 
Leads various meditation events at the college and in classes 

 

Collegiate Community Examples


Amherst College

Brown University

Contemplative Studies Initiative, Concentration, and Center
https://www.brown.edu/academics/contemplative-studies/ 

Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital

Center for Mindfulness and Compassion

Columbia

Connection to The Mind and Life Institute

Dartmouth 

Emory University

Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion Based Ethics
https://compassion.emory.edu/

Cognitively Based Compassion Training

George Mason University

https://wellbeing.gmu.edu/about 

Harvard University

Mind, Brain, Behavior Interfaculty Initiative 
https://mbb.harvard.edu/ 

Middlesex school (HS)

Mindfulness Initiative and Model
https://www.mxschool.edu/about-mx/mindfulness/

Naropa University

Contemplative Education 

Rice University

Contemplative Studies
https://reli.rice.edu/contemplative-studies   

Stanford University

Stanford Medicine Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education 
http://ccare.stanford.edu/ 

The University of Colorado

Positive Emotion & Psychopathology Lab

UC Berkeley

Greater Good Science Center
Greater Good Magazine

UC San Diego

Medical School Center for Mindfulness

https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/fmph/research/mindfulness/pages/default.aspx 

UCLA

Mindful Awareness Research Center
https://www.uclahealth.org/marc/default.cfm 

University of California San Francisco

The Emotion, Health, and Psychophysiology Lab 

University of Massachusetts

Medical School Stress Reduction Clinic Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society https://www.ummhealth.org/center-mindfulness#kluge 

University of Virginia

Contemplative Sciences Center
https://csc.virginia.edu/ 

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Center for Healthy Minds

Vassar

Spiritual, Religious, and Contemplative practices center 

Yale University

Center for Emotional Intelligence

 

For more information please contact the 2021 Mindfulness Fellow Zoya Kobets ‘23 at zkobets@middlebury.edu, or the Scott Center at scfsrl@middlebury.edu.

Charles P. Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life
46 South Street
Middlebury, VT 05753

scfsrl@middlebury.edu
(802) 443-5626