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.

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UVA Mindfulness Center offers audio recordings to continue your mindfulness practice.
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Mindfulness Classes

Classes are open to the general public and can be enrolled online. The following classes are offered: Mindfulness for Healthcare Providers; Science and Practice; Mindfulness Meditation Group; A Day of Mindfulness; and Mindfulness Renewal.
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Testimonials

Former participants share their thoughts after participating in mindfulness classes.
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Dealing Mindfully with Difficult Emotions Using RAINS.

By Teresa Miller, Susan Stone and John Schorling We all have to deal with our own difficult emotions from time to time. There is a process for working mindfully with…

The First Be Wise Mindfulness for Health System Employees Course Finished in April

The first Be Wise Mindfulness for Health System Employees course finished on April 9.  The class met on Tuesday nights for two hours for eight weeks, plus a Saturday silent…

Mindfulness for Educators Retreat in upstate New York to be taught by Susanna Williams

Set in the idyllic environment of the Eileen Rockefeller House lakeside retreat in the Adirondacks, this weeklong journey explores teaching for the 21st century. Participants will learn mindfulness practices, meditation, the…

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a practice-based, interactive learning program. Research shows MBSR to be an effective complement to a wide variety of medical and psychological conditions. These include…

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