• Destination Mindfulness: MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine

    This 7-day foundational program brings in-depth MBSR training and knowledge to those interested in learning the science and application of mind-body medicine and how to more fully incorporate mindfulness into their lives.

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  • Free Summer Programs at the Center for Mindfulness

    Join us this summer for free courses and workshops designed to bring greater balance, ease, and peace of mind to your life. Whether you are new to mindfulness or a regular practitioner, make time for yourself and engage with us and with your fellow participants.

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  • 2017 Fall Teaching Institute

    Starting in September, the Fall Teaching Institute brings together leading teachers, academicians and practitioners for your continued professional growth and personal enjoyment.  Explore the range of lectures, workshops, teacher trainings and more. Registration is currently open for all courses and events.

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  • The Craving Mind - by Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

    What's your addiction? In this new groundbreaking book from Judson Brewer, he explores how habits are formed and how mindfulness can help conquer the most stubborn addictions. Dr. Brewer is the Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness, and a thought leader in the field of habit change. Available now on Amazon.

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  • Mindfulness Tools 2017

    'Mindfulness Tools, a 5-Day Residential Intensive Program' is based on the 8-week Stress Reduction Program, and is offered at locations worldwide for those who may not be able to participate in the traditional 8-week course.

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  • A Mindful Way Through Depression

    The Mindful Way Through Depression

    For individuals prone to depression relapse who are looking to stay well over time, MBCT, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, is clinically proven for reducing symptoms and preventing future episodes of depression. Register now for onsite and online programs beginning April 25.


Stress Reduction (MBSR)

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Oasis Professional Training and Development

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Therapeutic Neuroscience Lab

Investigating the mind to improve well being and realize human potential

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Fall Teaching Institute 2017

Fall Teaching Institute 2017

Four continuous months of exciting mindfulness-based professional education and training starting in September. Programs are offered at the Center for Mindfulness, at retreat and training centers worldwide, and online via live videoconferencing.

Convergence - a 7-Day Retreat

Convergence:  a 7-Day Silent Retreat, Omega Institute, Rhinebeck NY

This retreat emphasizes working with the body, quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity, insight, and depth of practice.

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Integrating mindful practices with the science behind eating habits and weekly in-person group education

Mindful Eating: Facilitator Training and Certification with Judson Brewer

Training MBSR teachers to facilitate Mindful Eating classes.

Mindfulness Tools Petaluma

Mindfulness Tools 2017

Five days of intensive MBSR training in residence, at locations in the U.S and abroad

MBCT Instructor

Break the cycle of Depression: MBCT at CFM

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) combines mindfulness meditation practices and mindful movement with elements from cognitive therapy. Now offered in 8-week sessions at the CFM.

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Anderson Cooper reports on his journey to mindfulness

In a 2015 airing of CBS News “60 Minutes”, Cooper shares his story on learning to meditate, and the follow-up neuroscientific analysis conducted by Dr. Judson Brewer at the Center for Mindfulness.

Becoming an MBSR Teacher

Oasis Institute at the Center for Mindfulness offers world-leading programs for MBSR Teacher Education and Certification. Professionals in medicine, psychology, human services, education, business and healthcare choose Oasis for expanding their knowledge and skills.

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