Mindful Wellness

At UCLA Health, we prioritize your mind, body and spirit. The below resources provide more information about some of the ways we address mindful wellness at UCLA Health.

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC)

The Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. 

The mission of the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is to disseminate mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research.

The MARC:

  • Offers classes and workshops to the general public, teaching the skills of mindfulness across the lifespan. 
  • Fosters and publicizes research to support the scientific benefits of mindful awareness
  • Brings mindfulness to professionals through UCLA's medical education program-including doctors, medical students, staff and faculty
  • Offer mindfulness tools and classes to support mental health professionals

New to Mindfulness?

Learn how to begin a mindful awareness meditation practice.

Integrative Medicine Collaborative

Integrative medicine is a growing model within health care that blends Western medicine with complementary treatments that address the physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual, and environmental aspects that influence health. These methods may include the use of vitamins and supplements, or practices such as yoga, meditation and massage.