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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Upcoming Event

Jordy Yager of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center will present “Examining Equity Through History,” an examination of the racialized historic landscape of the Charlottesville area. Mr. Yager and…

Research Update

Changes in Mindfulness and Post traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Among Veterans Enrolled in Mindfulness‐Based Stress Reduction Researchers from the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System and the University of Washington…

Trauma and Mindfulness

By John Schorling and Susan Stone Almost all of us have suffered trauma during our lives—that is, a time or times when we were unable to effectively meet a threat,…

Tong-len Workshop with Pamela Gayle White

Saturday, January 25, 9am-12pm McLeod 2010 The UVa Compassionate Care Initiative is offering this free workshop which is open to people of all spiritual paths and suited to beginners and…

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