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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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  Day of Mindfulness: Energy, Calm, Ease, and Well-being
with Marvin G. Belzer
A sustained period of practice can help us reach new depths of understanding of ourselves and the world. In this daylong retreat, we will engage in sitting, walking, eating, and relational mindfulness to deepen our practice. Sunday, April 19. 10am - 4pm. 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 prevalent burden of sleep problems among older adults by remediating their sleep disturbances and deficits in daytime functioning. Reported on KPCCLearn more»

 

 

UCLA Sleep Well Week (April 6- 10)

All drop-in meditation sessions will focus on practices and topics related to sleep and restfulness- as part of the UCLA Sleep Well Week. Open to UCLA students and the public. 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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