The Hoover carillon bells ring again this year to signal the University’s commitment to emotional well-being. All members of the Stanford community are encouraged to pause, reflect and take time to unwind. Gather in Dohrmann Grove, the Oval Ear, Hoover Lawn or Meyer Green to share the concert and contemplative pause together as a community. You may also enjoy the experience by pausing wherever you are on or off campus.
12:00-12:30 pm Meyer Green: Gather for a pre-carillon-concert show by the a cappella group Talisman. Bring a picnic if you wish. Given that it is Halloween, costumes are welcome, especially in themes of peace, justice, wisdom, compassion, and rainbows.
Dorhmann Grove, Hoover Lawn and the Oval Ear: Enjoy gentle stretching led by Patricia Becker or guided tai chi led by Tony Wong and quiet space for simple relaxation or meditation. If you plan to join the gentle stretching, please bring your yoga mat. Patricia Becker is a Hatha Alignment-Based Yoga Instructor and Nutritional Counselor with 25 years experience. Her TV show “Yoga for Health and Joy” broadcasts locally on Comcast Channel 28 and nationally on public access channels. She was named as one of “17 Yoga Trainers and Experts You Must Follow Online Today” at Peace Quarters Media. Patricia teaches quarterly for HIP. Master Wong is a 20th generation, 1st Grade, Gold Medalist Tai Chi Master and teaches classes every quarter for HIP.
12:30 pm We invite you to sit back and enjoy the 20 minute Carillon Concert, which will be followed by a 10 minute period of quiet contemplation. For people who are not on the main campus, the Carillon Concert will be broadcast live on KZSU radio at 90.1FM and also streamed online at kzsulive.stanford.edu. Tune in from 12:15-1:00pm for the full program.