The Chapel is a centre of the college’s wellbeing activities, which include weekly classes in mindfulness meditation, TaiChi QiGong and yoga. These activities are open not merely to current members of the JCR, MCR and SCR, but also our alumni.

Please do reach out to the Chapel Director, if you would like to recommend the trial of a new technique or teacher.

Faith-Specific Consultations

Recognising the importance of individual beliefs and faiths, the Chapel Director is able to provide referral to faith-specific Chaplains and priests to help students navigate any religious or spiritual concerns.

Contact the Chapel Director

Wellbeing Classes

Our weekly classes in TaiChi QiGong, yoga and mindfulness meditation are a popular source of calm and contemplation during our hectic daily lives. Learn more about our brilliant instructors and then sign up below.

Our Wellbeing Instructors

Isabelle Kandler: Tai Chi QiGong

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Isabelle Kandler: Tai Chi QiGong

Dr Barbara Jikai Gabrys: Meditation

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Dr Barbara Jikai Gabrys: Meditation

Mariella De Martini

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Mariella De Martini

To sign up for any of our wellbeing sessions, please complete the following form:

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