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UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center


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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Announced: Intensive Practice Program (IPP) 2016 
Applications now open. This 10-month program provides a cohesive mindfulness practice and study course for students who wish to deepen their personal mindfulness practice in a supportive community.
Application Deadline: Feburary 15, 2016

Announced: Mindful Awareness Practice (MAPs) Classes
Learn to meditate with our signature 6-week Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs) classes.
Starting week of March 7, 2016
Spanish Mindfulness Programs 
Explore mindfulness with a range of new programs designed for Spanish speakers. 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»

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.
Ongoing. Learn more»

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