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C Space (For UCLA Medical Center Employees)

C Space at UCLA Mindful Awareness Research CenterC Space is a room for calm, creativity, connectedness and compassion solely dedicated to the faculty, staff and academic personnel (post-docs, etc.) of UCLA. It is located on Level 6 of the Semel Institute in room #67-415. It is a 5 minute walk from Cafe Synapse and 5 minute walk from the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

C Space offers FREE yoga and tai chi/qigong for UCLA Medical Center staff and employees only. See C Space Class Schedule »

Note: As of Monday August 5, C Space will be moving to the 6th floor, room#67-415 location.

C Space Class Frequency Asked Questions

  1. What is the schedule of classes?
  2. How can I take the free classes?
  3. What should I wear? What should I bring?
  4. What Departments, Centers and Institute personnel can use this space?
  5. How do I get a room access to the space?
  6. I am not part of the UCLA Health System how can I take fitness and wellness classes?
  7. Is there a lost and found?
  8. What are the room guidelines?

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the schedule of classes?
    The schedule is subject to change and will be posted outside room #67-415. You should bookmark this page to get up-to-date schedule update and announcements. Click here for class descriptions. The classes are not strenuous. There are no showers on the premises. Please discuss any health concern you may have (ie: pregnancy) with the instructor.

     

  2. How can I take the free classes?
    Click here for Activity Waiver Form. Print, complete, and give to UC Rec instructor in C Space at appointed class time. Completing this form once is all that is needed to take any/all classes in C Space. For now, classes are on a first come, first serve basis.

     

  3. What should I wear? What should I bring?
    You are welcome to bring your own mats and props (but, you cannot store it in C Space). If you use  any of the props from C Space remember to put them away neatly in the cabinet/shelves. Most classes are designed to be gentle. You do not need workout clothing just wear clothing that won't restrict your movement. There are no showers or changing rooms in C Space.

     

  4. What Departments, Centers and Institute personnel can use this space?
    Staff, faculty and academic personnel (including postdocs) in Semel Institute, Resnick Hospital, UCLA Psychiatry, Basic Science departments affiliated with DGSOM, Clinical Departments affiliated with DGSOM, and Institutes & Centers in the UCLA Health System can use C Space. Some areas within Semel and the Hospital may not be listed but another close affiliation may be listed. Please call 310-206-7503 to be added. If you are not part of the Health System there are other wellness activities an individual employee can participate in for FREE and/or for little charge. A staff member can begin to attend and drop in at any time. Please check out this quarter's Employee Guide to Wellness (sponsored by UCLA Recreation).

     

  5. How do I get a room access to the space?
    Please arrive a few minutes before class starts to secure a place in the class.

     

  6. I am not part of the UCLA Health System how can I take fitness and wellness classes?
    The UCLA Recreation FITWELL Program activates wellness on campus by educating, motivating and empowering faculty, staff and students to make healthy lifestyle choices specifically in the areas of fitness and exercise, nutrition and weight management, stress management, and general health education. For general questions, call (310) 206-6130 or email fitwell@recreation.ucla.edu.

    If you are not part of the Health System there are other wellness activities an individual employee can participate in for FREE and/or for little charge. A staff member can begin to attend and drop in at any time. Please check out this quarter's Employee Guide to Wellness (sponsored by UCLA Recreation).

     

  7. Is there a lost and found?
    Any item left behind will be stowed in a "Lost & Found" bin in C Space. We are not responsible for items left behind. Items will not be mailed or delivered to you. You must return to C Space and look for it in the bin. If you find an item in C Space, please leave it in the Lost & Found bin. Please note that all items in the Lost & Found bin will be discarded every Friday, so please collect them before then. If you have any questions please, call 310-206-7503 or email: marcinfo@ucla.edu.

     

  8. What are the room guidelines?
    - QUIET: It is a quiet space. Speak lowly. Please turn off your cell phones.
    - PROPS: Wrap straps. Fold blankets. Please take an extra minute to be neat.
    - REMEMBER to take your belongings (water bottles, shoes, glasses, etc.) with you when you leave.
    - AVOID wearing heavy fragrances as this may disturb the practice of those around you.
    -BE MINDFUL of activities, research and classes taking place in the room at their scheduled time.
    - Enjoy. Relax.
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