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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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Day of Mindfulness: Mindful Eating for Healthy Living
with Beth Mulligan, PA-C
Would you like to have a friendly relationship with food, your weight and your body? Do you eat to cope with stress, and know that dieting is not the answer? Join us in an inner journey, exploring with kindness and compassion, our relationship with food and our bodies, using the well-researched techniques of Mindfulness.
Saturday, June 13, 10 am - 4 pm. Learn more»


25 Minutes of Silence in the City of Angels (New York Times)
An article in New York Times about one of our meditation programs at the Hammer Museum. Learn more »

Research shows Mindfulness Improves Sleep
In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), mindfulness programs appear to address the burden of sleep problems by remediating sleep disturbances and deficits in daytime functioning. Reported on KPCCLearn 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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