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Mindful awareness can be defined as paying attention to present moment experiences with openness, curiosity, and a willingness to be with what is. It is an excellent antidote to the stresses of modern times. It invites us to stop, breathe, observe, and connect with one's inner experience. Learn more »

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New: Free Spanish Drop-In Meditation Sessions
Spanish Mindfulness Programs: Explore mindfulness with a range of new programs designed for Spanish speakers.
Wednesdays, 6.30-7pm (April & May) Learn more»

Announced: Mindful Awareness Practice (MAPs) Classes
Learn to meditate with our signature 6-week Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs) classes.
Starting week of May 2, 2016

Online Mindfulness Class
Learn meditation online. This online class lays the foundation for a daily meditation practice and provides insights into the art, science, and practice of mindfulness.
Class Starts Week of May 9. 2016. Ongoing. Learn more»

New: Day of Mindfulness: Cultivating Self-Compassion
Self-judgment and self-criticism are a huge source of suffering for many people. In this daylong, we will explore mindfulness practices to work with self-critical thoughts, and self-compassion practices to nurture kindness and compassion for ourselves and others. Appropriate for beginners and those who have been practicing for some time.
Saturday, May 21, 2016. Learn more»

Free Drop-in Meditation Sessions

Learn to manage stress, improve focus, and live in the present with our free drop-in guided meditation sessions.

Ongoing. Santa Monica & Westwood Learn more»

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