Meditation for Beginners

A person doing a yoga stretch

Contemporary researchers are now exploring whether a consistent meditation practice yields long-term benefits, and noting positive effects on brain and immune function among meditators. Yet it’s worth repeating that the purpose of meditation is not to achieve benefits. To put it as an Eastern philosopher may say, the goal of meditation is no goal. It’s […]

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Leach Journeys: Michael Zastawney

We interviewed the one and only Mike Zastawney, he is a personal trainer here at the Leach who works closely with patrons and staff alike. Mike has been an integral part of the Leach since the summer of 2018 when he started working here, some even refer to him as the “face” of the Leach.⠀ […]

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Leach Journeys: Andres Pazo

This week we are featuring Andres Pazo, but you can call him Andy! He is getting his Ph.D. in Sport Management and is passionate about athletic performance, health, and the research behind it all.    Are there any tips and tricks you have for Leach rookies? Things you would have liked to know before you […]

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Outdoor Rec attends FLORA 2020 Conference


Students and staff from Outdoor Recreation attended the The Florida Leadership Outdoor Recreation Association (FLORA) Conference where they were able to network and learn with Outdoor Recreation groups from across Florida and Georgia.   The conference was held from January 31st to February 2nd at O’Leno State Park in High Springs, FL. FLORA is an […]

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Leach Journeys: Kyle Youmans

Starring this week, Kyle Youmans. He is an attacker for the Lacrosse sports team and has been a committed Leach Patron throughout his whole college career. Ever since the Summer C term in 2016, he has regularly worked out at the Leach, striving to become a better athlete and overall person.     Are there […]

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