UCLA Mindful offers several workshops throughout the year that designed to be experiential and educational. UCLA Mindful workshops introduce you to the latest topics related to mindfulness and well-being. 

Past workshops incude Why Mindfulness Matters: A Scientific Perspective with Dr. Sue Smalley, Mind Body Medicine: From Genes to Behavior with Dr. Michael Irwin, An Integrative Journey to the Mind with Dr. Daniel Siegel, The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation with Dr. Philippe Goldin,  Positivity Resonates with Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, and many more. 

Upcoming Workshops

UCLA Mindful is currently undergoing a restructuring process. During this time, our public programs are on hiatus with the exception of our free online and in-person drop-in meditations.  The UCLA Mindful app will also continue to be available. 

We hope you share in the excitement of UCLA Mindful's hiatus as we explore a number of excellent possibilities for the future.

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Rumi — Poetry For A Mindful Life with Mitra Manesh (Aug 6 – Sept 3, 2023)
Mindfulness and Intimacy with Justine Dawson (July 27, 2023)
Mindfulness: The Path to Success in Business & Life with Kevin Davis (July 13, 2023)
Creativity and Mindfulness with Tina Carlson (July 6, 2023)
Nature/Nurture: Fieldnotes on Mindfulness in Nature with Ali Rahmani, Ed.D (March 8, 2023)
The Spirit of Harriet Tubman: Awakening from the Underground with Spring Washam (March 3, 2023)
Tea Ceremony with Jingjing Zhu, Ph.D. (February 15, 2023)
Introduction to Mindful Sexuality with Justine Dawson (February 23, 2023)
Mindfulness & Creativity with Tina Carlson (February 7, 2023)


Mindfulness-based Integrative Psychotherapy to treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder with Lobsang Rapgay, PhD (April 27- May 18 2022)
Relational Mindfulness with Tanzanite Msola (January - March , 2022)
The Promise and Possibility of Mindfulness in the Treatment of Chronic Pain with Vadan Ritter (February 17, 2022)
Cultivating Borderland Consciousness as a Decolonizing and Liberatory Praxis:Mindfulness and the Malleable Texture of Perception with Dr. Ali Mossaver-Rahmani (February 10, 2022)
Mindfulness in our Interpersonal Lives  with Matthew Brensilver, PhD (February 9-23, 2022)
How to Get Your Over-Thinking Under Control, Mindfully with Mitra Manesh (January 22- February 12, 2022)


Emotional Intelligence & Mindfulness in Leadership at Work with Mitra Manesh (November 7-21, 2021)

Relational Mindfulness with Tanzanite Msola (October 7-21, 2021)

‘Glimpses of Being’ Celebration with Singing Bowl with Diana Winston and Michael & Jahna Perricone (August 12, 2021)

Mindful Movement (Qi Gong) As An Anti-Racist Praxis with Kathy Yep, PhD, (July 22, 2021)

The Self and Its Affects with Matthew Brensilver, PhD (July 13-27, 2021)

Internal Boundaries and a Mindful Life with Mitra Manesh (July 11-27, 2021) 

Relational Mindfulness- Interactive Drop-Ins with Tanzanite Msola, (June 24-July 29, 2021)

Re-writing the Story of Your Life with Mitra Manesh (May 3-17, 2021)

Women, Buddhism, and Mindfulness a Dialog with Pamela Weiss and Diana Winston (Mar 24, 2021)

Mindfulness, Emotion & Well-Being with Matthew Brensilver, PhD (Feb 17- Mar 3, 2021)

Relational Mindfulness with Tanzanite Msola (Jan 14- Mar 4, 2021) 


Saying Yes to “NO”: Setting Mindful Boundaries with Mitra Manesh (Nov 23- Dec 14, 2020)

Relational Mindfulness for All Ages (Oct 28-29, 2020)

Imagination, Creativity, and Mindfulness with Mitra Manesh (Oct 21- Nov 11, 2020)

Relational Mindfulness Meetup with Tanzanite Msola (Aug 6-27, 2020)

Resilience at Work and at Home with Mitra Manesh (Aug 10-30, 2020)

Life in Crossroads with Dr. Ali Mossaver-Rahmani (Aug 12, 2020)

Mindful Intimacy with Mitra Manesh (Aug 26, 2020)


Calming the Mind: Joy of Living- Lecture and Workshop with Cortland Dahl, PhD (Dec 6-8, 2019)

Investigating our Lives: Curiosity as the Engine of Mindfulness with Matthew Brensilver, PhD (July 17, 24 & 31, 2019)

First, Do No Harm: Working Skillfully with Meditation-Related Challenges, with Willoughby Britton, Jared Lindahl and David Treleaven (Feb 22-24, 2019)


Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence with Daniel J. Siegel M.D. Sept 22, 2018

Three Week Workshop: Mindfulness, Emotion, & Well-Being with Matthew Brensilver, PhD, July 18, 25 & Aug 1, 2018


Natural Awareness: A Three Class Series with Diana Winston, March 21, March 28, and April 11 2017

Mindfulness in Education: One-Day Symposium with Susan Kaiser Greenland, Rachel Lewin, Lisa Flook, and Diana Winston, March 11, 2017


Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human with Dan Siegel, MD, December 3, 2016 

Mindfulness, Empathy, and Compassion with Sharon Salzberg, November 15, 2016

Deepening and Enriching Your Mindfulness Practice: A Workshop for Clinicians and Others who Facilitate Mindfulness with Lobsang Rapgay, Ph.D. August 13, 2016

Working with Anger with Matthew Brensilver, Ph.D. July 13-27, 2016

Mindfulness and Creativity: Transforming the Self with Ronald A. Alexander, Ph.D. June 4, 2016


Surrender to the Wisdom of Your Intuitive Body with Judith Orloff, M.D. October 10, 2015

Mindfulness & Psychotherapy: Cultivating the Clinician, Crafting the Intervention with Matthew Brensilver, Ph.D. Aug 15, 2015

Integrated Mindfulness based Therapy for Trauma, with Lobsang Rapgay Ph.D. Aug 1, 2015

Working with Anger with Matthew Brensilver, Ph.D. July 16-30, 2015

Embodied Mindfulness with Jill Satterfield, July 8, 2015

Uncovering Happiness Through Creating an Anti-Depressant Brain with Elisha Goldstein,Ph.D. Feb 21, 2015

Mindfulness & Creativity: Transforming the Self with Ronald A. Alexander, Ph.D. Feb 7, 2015

10% Happier: The Skeptic's Case for Meditation with Dan Harris, Jan 22, 2015


No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind with Dan Siegel M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson Ph.D., December 6, 2014

Mindfulness Based Leadership: How to Be a Valued Presence in your Organization and Community with Dawa Tarchin Phillips, October 25, 2014

Working with Anger: Developing Skill in the Midst of Intense Feeling, A Three-Class Series with Matthew Brensilver, Ph.D. July 10, 17, 24, 2014

Mindfulness & Psychotherapy: Cultivating the Clinician, Crafting the Intervention with Matthew Brensilver, Ph.D. Saturday July 19, 2014

Intuition and the Power of Letting Go with Judith Orloff, M.D. Saturday June 14,m 2014

Mindfulness and World Music with Diana Winston, Michael Perricone, Jahna Perricone, A.J. Racy, Thursday, June 5, 2014. Fowler Museum UCLA.

The Science of Mindfulness Series - Mindfulness and Cancer:  Effects of Mindfulness Training for Cancer Patients and Survivors 
with Julienne Bower, Ph.D. April 30, 2014

The Awake in the Wild Experience with Mark Coleman, Saturday March 15, 2014

Mindfulness & Psychotherapy: Cultivating the Clinician, Crafting the Intervention with Matthew Brensilver, PhD, Saturday March 1, 2014

Mindfulness Based Leadership: How to Become a Valued Presence in your Organization and Community, with Dawa Tarchin Phillips, Saturday, Feb 8, 2014

The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain: Developing the Adolescent Mind, with Dan Siegel, M.D, January 11, 2014 


Bridging the Science of Mindfulness and Psychoneuroimmunology, with David S. Black M.D., M.P.H., December 4, 2013

Conversations with Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman, with Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg. November 7, 2013

Mindfulness for the Earth: Deepening Personal and Ecological Awareness, with Deborah Eden Tull. November 2, 2013.

Mindfulness Meditation and Tibetan Singing Bowls, with Michael Perricone and Diana Winston. Fowler Museum. October 17, 2013

Breaking Bad Habits, with Dr. Elisa Goldstein, September 21, 2013

Why Mindfulness Matters: A Scientific Perspective with Susan Smalley, PhD July 10, 2013

Mind Body Medicine: From Genes to Behavior with Dr. Michael Irwin, MD, July 17, 2013

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy with Matthew Brensilver, PhD, July 24, 2013

Positivity Resonates: Creating Health and Happiness in Micro-Moments of Connection with Barbara Fredrickson PhD, June 25, 2013

Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom From Self-Defeating Emotional Habits with Dr. Daniel Goleman and Tara Goleman, June 1, 2013

Untangle and Be Free: Thoughts and Emotions as a Path to Freedom with Shinzen Young, May 29, 2013

The Science and Practice of Self-Compassion with Diana Winston and Rory Reid, Ph.D. May 8, 2013

Mindful Awareness & Stress Management with Diana Winston, Robert Bilder Ph.D., George Slavich Ph.D. April 23, 2013

Intuitive Healing and Mindfulness with Judith Orloff, M.D. March 16, 2013


Intuitive Healing and Mindfulness with Judith Orloff, M.D. March 16, 2013

Classical Mindfulness: Intensive Training for Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, with Lobsang Rapgay, Ph.D, December 7 & 8, 2012  

Breaking Bad Habits: The Neuroscience and Psychology of Transforming our Lives with Dr. Elisha Goldstein, November 3, 2012

Brain Plasticity and Meditation, with Drs. Eileen Luders & Marvin G. Belzer, July 11, 2012

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation and Its Effects On Anxiety And Emotion Regulation, with Philippe Goldin, Ph.D., May 2012

An Integrative Journey to the Mind with Daniel Siegel, M.D., May 2012 

Mindfulness, Meditation, and Imagination: Creating Resiliency in Children with Charlotte Reznick Ph.D., April 2012

Becoming Focused, Aware and Self-Directed: The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD with Dr. Lidia Zylowska, March 2012


The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Drs. Dan Siegel and Tina Bryson, October 14, 2011

Intuition, Emotional Healing, and Mindfulness, with Dr. Judith Orloff, October 1, 2011

Introduction to Classical Mindfulness based CBT for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorder with focus on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Lobsang Rapgay, Ph.D, August 2011

Mindfulness and the Healing Professions: Deepening the Skill of Compassion with Dr. Matthew Brensilver, July 2011

Mindfulness, Neuroscience and Creativity: An Interactive Exploration, June 2011

The Worry Solution: An Exclectic Approach to Anxiety and Stress, March 2011


HypnoMeditation: Transforming Fear into Safety with Dr. Marc Scheon, December 2010

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy: Deepening our Capacity to Notice and Manage Counter-Transference with Dr. Matthew Brensilver, November 2010

The Healing Power of Children's Imagination: Nine Therapeutic Tools with Dr. Charlotte Reznick, October 2010

Letting Everything Become Your Teacher: The Healing Power of Mindfulness with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, October 2010

Intuition and Mindfulness: Awaken the Power of Intuition for Health and Healing with Dr. Judith Orloff, October 2010

The Mindful Therapist with Dr. Dan Siegel, July 2010

HypnoMeditation and Retraining your Mind and Body's Response to Negative Thinkingwith Dr. Marc Schoen, May 2010

Hypnomeditation & Sleep Enhancement with Dr. Marc Schoen, April 2010

Introduction to Hypnomeditation with Dr. Marc Schoen, March 2010