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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

    The Power of Insight Meditation
    April 1-5, 2019
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

    Have you ever been curious about Insight Meditation? This silent retreat will teach the essentials of this practice and offer key Buddhist teachings. We will explore ways to awaken our mind and heart so that we can learn to live a life of wisdom, compassion, inner peace, and freedom.

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    Insight Meditation
    A Path of Wisdom, Compassion and Freedom
    May 20-25, 2019
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

    In this mindfulness meditation retreat, we will explore the innate quality of awareness as the foundation for cultivating clarity, understanding, and insight into our human experience. We will investigate how, through mindfulness practice, we can develop insight into the causes of stress and the causes of genuine happiness. We will examine what it means to abide, with kindness and awareness, in the midst of life, so we can live with a genuine non-reactive freedom wherever we are.

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    Mindfulness Teacher Training in the U.K.
    with Martin Aylward and Mark Coleman
    September 19-24, 2019
    Sharpham House, Devon, UK

    This unique yearlong professional teacher training combines transformational cultivation of your own mindfulness practice and systematic development of mindfulness teaching skills, enabling you to teach a variety of mindfulness programs with confidence and clarity.

    Info and Registration