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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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'60 Minutes' covers Mindfulness
'60 Minutes' reporter Anderson Cooper explores mindfulness practice. Learn more »

6-week Mindfulness courses
Jan/Feb 2015 MAPs classes are now open for registration.
Starts the week of Jan 12. Learn more »

Day of Mindfulness: Embodied Mindfulness
with Shinzen Young

Learn the 3 dimensions of working with body experience: how to appreciate the body sensorially just as it is, and how to transcend and improve the body.

Saturday, Jan 17. Learn more »

10% Happier: The Skeptic's Case for Meditation
with Dan Harris
Join us in a workshop with Nightline anchor and best-selling author Dan Harris, who embarks on a unexpected and skeptical odyssey through the strange worlds of self-help, and discovers a way to get happier that is truly achievable.
Thursday, Jan 22. 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 »


Winter Closure: Dec 22 - Jan 4
Our office will be closed from December 22 to January 4. Stay tuned for 2015 classes starting Jan 12. Learn more » 

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