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Free Online Audio and Video Mindfulness Instruction

Online Courses in Mindfulness

Media

Organizations and Centers

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness and Education (K-12)

Mindfulness and Education (Higher Education)

Mindful Parenting

MBSR and Medicine

Mindfulness and Therapy

Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindfulness Meditation Practice and Instruction

Mindfulness Twitter Feeds

Mindfulness Poetry

General Mindfulness Websites

 

 

Free Online Audio and Video Mindfulness Instruction

These websites offer audio and video instruction in mindfulness and/or discussions of its benefits.

Canadian Mental Health Association audio links on the benefits of MBSR 

A "Google Tech Talks" video on "The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation" 

Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) at UCLA—mp3 downloads of Mindful Meditations 

Sounds True’s interactive guide to meditation

"STOP: A Short Mindfulness Practice" by Elisha Goldstein 

Talk and Guided Meditation by Jon Kabat-Zinn at Google 

UCSD’s Guided Audio Files for MBSR practice 

University of Missouri-Columbia Mindfulness Practice Center guided mindfulness practice audio 

Center for Comtemplative Mind and Society guided meditation downloads 

Guided meditations, selected talks 

University of Virginia audio and video mindfulness instruction

Discussions on the basics of mindfulness practice

 

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Online Courses in Mindfulness

These organizations and websites offer online courses in mindfulness practice

Duke Integrative Medicine's homestudy courses 

eMindful's real-time virtual classroom 

Mindful Living's online classes: This site includes resources for online mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) programs, information about fully accredited MBSR retreats for medical and mental health professionals and online mindfulness-based psychotherapy and coaching in mindfulness meditation.

UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior online classes 

Mindsight Institute's online courses

The Center for Mindful Inquiry online courses

 

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Media

The following websites and publications offer articles, reports, audio, video, and social networking on mindfulness practice and mindfulness research

The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds Regular updates on neuroscience research on mindfulness and contemplative practices

Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life  A quarterly online magazine reporting on the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being

The Mindful Society  A special section in the Shambhala Sun magazine reporting on people and organizations doing pioneering work in bringing mindfulness into mainstream society

Mindfulness Research Guide and Mindfulness Research Monthly A database and monthly publication updates on mindfulness research.

 

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Organizations and Centers

The following organizations offer classes, workshops, conferences, and professional trainings in mindfulness and related contemplative disciplines.

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society Northampton, MA

Center for Investigating Healthy Minds Madison, WI

The Center for Mindfulness, Fresno, CA

Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society Worcester, MA

Duke Integrative Medicine Durham, NC

Garrison Institute Garrison, NY

The Mind & Life Institute Boulder, CO 

Mindful Living Programs Chico, CA

Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC) at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Mindfulness Meditation New York Collaborative New York, NY

The Penn Program for Mindfulness Philadelphia, PA

The Mindfulness-Based Campus-Community Health Program Little Rock, Arkansas

UCSD Center for Mindfulness La Jolla, CA

University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing Minneapolis, MN

Center for Consciousness and Transformation, Fairfax, VA

OpenMind Training Institute, Santa Monica, CA

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

These websites provide some of the background to MBSR and resources for finding treatment.

An overview of the general tenants of MBSR in layman’s terms

MBSR retreat directory, class directory and general information

A brief bio on the creator of MBSR, Jon Kabat-Zinn 

An MBSR Blog

 

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Mindfulness and Education (K-12)

Association of Mindfulness in Education

The Still Quiet Place 

Mindful Schools 

Garrison Institute for Mindfulness teaching in K-12 environments  

Article concerning the importance of teaching mindfulness to children 

Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (IBME)

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Mindfulness and Education (Higher Education)

Center for Compemplative Mind in Society

Authentic Leadership in Action

Second Nature, higher education for sustainability

 

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Mindful Parenting

The Mindful Parent - A peer to peer support system for parents interested in how mindful techniques can be applied to parenting

12 Exercises for Mindful Parenting - John and Myla Kabat-Zinn’s approach on using mindfulness as a parenting strategy

Article on mindful parenting by Chuck Barbieri

Article on "How to Mindfully Parent an Autistic Child" by Miriam Mason

 

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MBSR and Medicine

Information on mindfulness and medicine

“Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society” from The Shambhala Sun

Mass General – The Lazar Lab

 

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Mindfulness and Therapy

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

Mindfulness and Art Therapy 

MBSR and Cognitive Therapy

 

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Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindful Corporate Programs

Mindful Leadership Programs

Berkana Institute, programs for organizations

Institute for Mindful Leadership

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Mindfulness Meditation Practice and Instruction

MSBR Meditation Journal printout

Suggested guidelines for leading mindfulness group

Mindfulness exercises

Sample course outline for a Mindfulness class for children

Meditation Course Outlines from Tergar

 

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Mindfulness Twitter Feeds

Mindful.org

David Spound from Valley Mindfulness

Elisha Goldstein

Spirit Rock Meditation Center

InsightLA

Dr. Daniel Siegel

The Fetzer Institute

Dr. Robert Holden

Ed Halliwell

Garrison Institute

Sharon Salzberg

 

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Mindfulness Poetry

Mindfulness and poetry for transformation

Poetry for transformation

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General Mindfulness Websites

Center for Investigating Healthy Minds

InsightLA

Spirit Rock

Valley Mindfulness

Duke Integrative Medicine

Mindful Living Programs

Penn Program for Mindfulness

UCSD Center for Mindfulness

University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing

 

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