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UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center


Free Drop-in Meditations

Free Drop-in Meditation Sessions

Mindful Awareness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one's physical, mental and emotional experiences. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, and promote a general sense of health and well-being.

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Special Intro to Mindfulness

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The weekly "drop-in" sessions are led by UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center's Diana Winston, Marvin G. Belzer Ph.D, or guest teachers.

Open to anyone interested in learning how to 'live more presently' in life.

Holiday Closures:

     No Campus location drop-ins: Dec 22-Jan 11
     No Reagan Hospital & Hammer Museum drop-ins: Dec 22-Jan 4


Schedule for Fall 2014:


Day Time Location
12:30-1 pm Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Rm 1109, Level 1, 757 Westwood Plaza,  Los Angeles



Luskin Public Affairs Building
Rm 4320, 337 Charles E. Young Dr East, Los Angeles

Tuesdays 12:30-1pm

Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
1250 16th Street, Conference Rm 1 - #G340, Santa Monica



UCLA Counseling & Psychological Services
Rm 1412, 221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles



UCLA Powell Library
Level 2 Lobby, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles



Hammer Museum 
Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles






Special Introduction to Mindfulness Sessions


Stop by to learn about mindfulness for one hour or more. Learn what mindfulness is, how to practice it, and how you can incorporate it into life to relieve stress and create more well-being.

Sessions are taught by teacher trainees from our Certificate in Mindfulness Facilitation program.

New sessions start every hour. No need to register. Come as you are.


Day Time Location

November 5

11:30-12, 12-1, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5 pm

Hammer Museum Lab Space
10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

November 5
1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, 5-6 pm

Semel Institute for Neuroscience, Auditorium
720 Westwood Plaza, CA 90024

November 5
4-5, 5-6, 6-7 pm

Powell Library Rose Gilbert Room
Level 2, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095


November 5

11-12, 12-1, 1-2 pm

Powell Library Room 228
Level 2, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095




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