UCLA Campus    |   UCLA Health    |   School of Medicine Translate:
UCLA Health It Begins With U

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 »

Facebook Twitter You Tube LinkedIn Google Plus Pinterest

Featured Events


Certification in Mindfulness Facilitation 2015
This year-long program provides training, support, and supervision to those wishing to incorporate mindfulness into their occupation or to share mindfulness with individuals, groups, communities, or institutions.
Deadline: October 10, 2014
Learn more »

  Weekly Community Practice
Every Tuesday night, we invite you to stop by UCLA to meditate with others and to learn new topics in mindfulness to enhance and deepen your practice.
No class on Aug 26 and Sept 2
  Day of Mindfulness: Opening to Forgiveness
This daylong will include sitting walking meditation, lecture, and exercises to work with powerful practice of forgiveness.
Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 (updated)
  Free Drop-in Session at Hammer Museum
No class on Sept 4 and 11

6-week Mindfulness courses
Sept/Oct MAPs classes is open for registration. 
Starts the week of Sept 8. 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 »

UCLA Rated One of the Top Hospitals in the Nation