The A.K. Smiley Public Library offers a two-week series meditation classes, led by Stephanie Meriaux of LuminEssence Leadership, meeting 2-3:30 p.m. March 2 and 9 at the Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka St., Redlands.

Meriaux will guide participants through various forms of meditation and discuss how to use mindfulness as an avenue for reducing stress, increasing an inner sense of calm andbuilding resilience. The March 2 class will focus on building resilience. The March 9 class is on cultivating happiness.

The classes are free. Registration is not needed.

Meriaux, founder of LuminEssence Leadership, is a professional empowerment coach, workshop facilitator and speaker.