Contemplation by Design (CBD) is a campus-wide, multidisciplinary program designed to encourage all members of the Stanford community to enjoy the power of the pause for the purposes of re-establishing balance, tranquility, compassion and energy to support our creative excellence.

Links to current CBD classes
  • Girl with Blue shirt and Carillon brochure
    Pause
  • Stanford Barn Yoga pose
    Exhale
  • Man sketching
    Attend Mindfully
  • Nature scene of tress and trail and two men standing in clearing (NOT wooden walkway with blue rails
    Connect with nature, yourself and others
  • Talisman Singers
    Express
  • Talisman Singers
    Contemplative Practices
  • Hand's in prayer
    Pause
  • Shadow and foot walking on labyrinth
    Exhale
  • Tai Chi lesson
    Attend Mindfully
  • Child holding Stethoscope to nurse/doctor
    Connect
  • Tibetan singing bowl and in open outstretched arms
    Express
  • woman seated in mediation
    Contemplative Practices