Mindfulness is now very popular in many parts of the world. There are many organizations, associations, and programs being offered in a wide variety of languages. You can search for any you are interested in, or for mindfulness programs in locations that interest you using Google or other search engines on the Internet. To help you get started, I have listed below some places on the Internet I know of. Many of these sites also offer free, brief guided meditations, and some also offer recorded meditations that you can purchase.
Center of Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
University of Wisconsin Center for Mindfulness
UW Health Integrative Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Jefferson University Hospitals
Mindful Birthing and Parenting
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Open Ground Mindfulness Training
Auckland, New Zealand
Institute for Mindfulness South Africa
Capetown, South Africa
Greater Good Science Center
an excellent resource for mindfulness, compassion, empathy, parenting, and positive psychology.
publishes the Wise Brain Bulletin, and provides tools for psychological and spiritual growth
provides online meditation practice courses and more
free offerings of Dharma talks and Mindfulness teachings
Selected sites for popular mindfulness teachers
Christopher Germer focuses on self compassion.
Kristin Neff has focuses on self-compassion and research on compassion.
Tara Brach, leads the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC. She offers talks and guided meditations.
Selected Research Sites:
Mindfulness Research Guide
A free online publication, published monthly, to inform and follow scientific research studies on mindfulness and its applications
The Mind and Life Institute
Organizes and conducts meetings and dialogue between leading scientists, researchers, meditation teachers, and the Dalai Lama to explore vital questions concerning the science and practice of meditation.
Search Inside Yourself (SIYLI) (Google’s Mindfulness Program) This site offers excellent talks about mindfulness, meditation, and findings based on the latest in brain science and meditation research.
A new magazine that explores mainstream applications of mindfulness and mindfulness research.
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Get Some Head Space links to research, guided meditations, instruction and more