Mindfulness Center

The UVA Mindfulness Center offers intensive training courses to develop mindfulness skills – the practice of focusing our attention on our inner experience at the moment that it is happening. By practicing these skills, we learn to be more “awake,” more alert to the moments of our life as they unfold. Being present to our life increases our opportunities to make conscious choices. Mindfulness is a sensible, straightforward way to experience the mind/body connection.


Mindfulness Matters Newsletter

Visit the Mindfulness Newsletter to keep up to date with the latest news and events that are going on within the Mindfulness Center.

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All classes are open to the general public and are enroll-able online.

Continue Your Practice

UVA Mindfulness Center offers audio recordings to continue your mindfulness practice.
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A Day of Mindfulness

A Day of Mindfulness is a free all-day silent retreat for current and past students of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy programs.
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Former participants share their thoughts after participating in mindfulness classes.
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News and Notes

The first UVA Advanced Mindful Leadership Course finished on April 5.  The course was a collaboration between Hoos Well and the Mindfulness Center.  A total of 23 leaders from across…

Research Update

Can Athletes Be Tough Yet Compassionate to Themselves? Self-compassion and mental toughness are two psychological constructs that have been shown to be helpful in dealing with stress associated with sports.…

Listening Mindfully

By John Schorling Often people just want to be heard, to have someone really listen to them.  We can do this by listening mindfully, listening and paying attention in the…

Investigating Core Beliefs

By John Schorling All of us have core beliefs through which we judge the world.  Often they are so ingrained we are not even aware that we have them, they…

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