Wellness Program announces Fall 2023 schedule

Charleston School of Law is committed to nurturing the well-being and success of our students. Our campus Wellness programs offer timely, valuable care to help our students feel well and do well for themselves and others.

“We believe when our students give more to themselves, they have more to give, more to contribute to our mission – ‘for the good of the people,’” said Christy Lorente, Assistant Director of Student Wellness and Success at Charleston Law. “We believe in teaching our students to not only lawyer well, but to live well.”

According to a recent student of 3,300 law school students at 15 schools, the American Bar Association reported that 37% of students experience mild-to-severe anxiety, 25% had an increased risk for alcoholism, and 17% were suffering from depression.

The law school prioritizes the whole student. Academic success begins with a healthy student.

According to Lorente, the Charleston School of Law strategy focuses on eight dimensions of wellness:

For more information on campus wellness and additional resources, visit us online at charlestonlaw.edu/wellness or contact Christy Lorente at clorente@charlestonlaw.edu.

School of Law provides a full range of on-campus Wellness programs in addition to a variety of virtual offerings. Each program focuses on developing skills to cultivate resilience, growth and self-knowledge so students can thrive during law school and throughout their careers.

As students prepare for the Fall 2023 semester, we encourage you to participate in our weekly wellness opportunities including:

Daily 10 at 10
2nd Floor/Wellness Room (across from 220)
Daily at 10:00 a.m.
10 minutes of meditation at 10 a.m. Calm your mind and body with 10 minutes of quiet reflection.

Non-Sleep Deep Rest
Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s at 2:00 p.m.
2nd Floor/Wellness Room (across from 220)
20 minutes of guided relaxation that achieves an aware and relaxed state.

Yin Yoga
Thursday’s at 2:00 p.m.
2nd Floor/Wellness Room (across from 220)
45 minutes of slow-paced postures with long holds designed to increase circulation and encourage opening.