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 Second Annual Nancy McDaniel Lectureship on Women in Leadership to Be Given by Dorrie Fontaine Ph.D., RN, FAAN on April 17 at 4 pm Dorothy “Dorrie” Fontaine is the…

Research Update

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Treating Hypertension These authors reviewed studies of the effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on systolic and diastolic blood pressure among individuals with prehypertension or hypertension.…

Moving On From Difficult Interactions

By John Schorling Last month’s Musing focused on having a conversation with someone with whom we’d had a difficult interaction.  This month the topic is about how we might move…

News and Notes

Mindfulness Renewal Course to Be Offered Starting March 6 This four-week course is designed for those who want to renew their mindfulness practice and who have competed an eight-week mindfulness…

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