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The Mindfulness Institute—
Was founded by Mark Coleman in 2002 to bring the wisdom of ancient mindfulness practices to contemporary culture and society. Through its programs, coaching, and trainings, the Institute supports individuals, and organizations to develop focus, sustainability and well-being through mindfulness and complementary practices.

The Mindfulness Institute offers:

Mindfulness teacher training Programs
Mindfulness programs, courses, classes
Trainings for healthcare providers in mindfulness
Trainings for executives and organizational leaders in mindfulness

Mindfulness Teacher Trainings
The Mindfulness Institute develops and teaches pioneering teacher training programs in the UK and USA. These professional trainings qualify people to teach mindfulness programs in a variety of settings. For more information about our teacher trainings, please visit


Mark Coleman
Founder and Principal, The Mindfulness Institute

  • Upcoming Events

    Mindfulness Teacher Training in the US
    September 2018 - June 2019

    This unique yearlong training combines transformational cultivation of your own mindfulness practice and systematic development of mindfulness teaching skills, that will enable you to successfully teach a variety of mindfulness programs with confidence and clarity. You will be part of a small, committed, focused group of like minded individuals where you will receive skilled guided direction and personalized instruction that will allow you to flourish as a mindfulness based facilitator.

    Info and Registration

    Monday Night Class at Spirit Rock
    In-Person or Live Streaming
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

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    Loving Awareness
    Opening the Heart, Freeing the Mind
    with Mark Coleman
    July 21, 2018
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

    Mindful awareness and love are beautiful qualities of an awakened life. Awareness leads to clarity, insight and freedom. A loving heart responds with care to our own struggles and to the pain in the world, intimately connecting us with life.

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    Mindfulness as a Path of Awakening
    with Mark Coleman
    November 26 - December 2, 2018
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

    Mindful awareness is the foundation for living with wisdom and compassion and is the seed from which springs much joy and peace. Through this retreat you will learn skilful methods to establish and refine mindful presence that develops self-awareness, clarity and insight.

    Info and Registration

    Click here to see the full schedule.