Learn about our learning and social events, and stay up to date with the field of mindfulness.
Access mentorship and support with a community working together to create a mindful society.
Engage with global leaders who can help you take the safest, most effective and up-to-date approach.
Advance your initiatives without spending hours combing over scientific papers and reports.
Even if you're the only mindfulness advocate in your community, you're not alone. Join our digital community and live-online social events to connect with like-minded people. Not only will you be able to share and exchange best practices, but you’ll start to feel like you’re part of a larger movement, because you are.
Learn how to apply mindfulness and compassion in different settings, making it accessible to people from all walks of life. Presentations, panels, ask-me-anythings, and guided practices from thought leaders will inspire you. There's no Mindfulness 101 here - this is all about being a better mindful leader, advocate, or facilitator in your community or organization.
Every month we address a major topic facing mindfulness practitioners with a collection of quality, evidence-based learning materials: Research summaries, contemplative frameworks, templates you can use, and inspiring videos. Previous themes include topics like "Safety", "Impact" and "Pedagogy".
"To have us together feels very special. And to have various perspectives and lenses when it comes to mindfulness; the technical science lens, the embodiment, and the contemplative side."
"I was fully welcomed, I've been invited to be actualized and I've most certainly been invited warmly to belong by bringing who I am right now fully. "
"Incredible inspiration, I feel really strongly about this. I've learned alot here and I'm here now to move this learning into action."
"The simplicity, the openness, the dedication of each member are gold and truly appreciated"
"This is a group dedicated to spreading awareness, healing, and opening up the mind and heart to all possibilities. It's extremely informative, healing and you find so many opportunities to integrate the practices of all those involved into your daily life, to make it a better, healthier, more profound and enjoyable place."
"Where visionaries, activists, researchers and artists meet with the intention of building a better society for all."
"A beacon of hope for a more conscious world."
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all events and activities will be online by necessity. As things progress, we are certainly considering hosting live, in-person events. In upcoming years, hopefully we'll all feel more comfortable with large mass gatherings. At that point, we'll consider bringing back our major annual event and loop it into The Institute.
In our community, you’ll find school teachers beside parents, business leaders beside community leaders, scientists beside spiritual teachers of all traditions, indigenous healers beside medical doctors, and new practitioners beside residential monastics. We carefully curate insights and resources from diverse leading experts and organizations. We want to understand all different modalities relevant to bringing your practice out into the world. Members of our community come from all walks of life. Some purely secular, others more spiritual. We believe there are things to learn from all approaches as long as you use the best and leave the rest.
As a community-based organization, 100% of membership fees go directly back into the planning and execution of our online events, in-person workshops, producing member materials, and continuing to build the community.
We don’t want money to be a reason for anyone to be unable to access our resources. To make sure our programming is accessible to everyone, we offer a limited number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to cover the costs of membership. It is open to all individuals, but preference will be given to applicants requiring financial assistance, students, and marginalized populations. Fill out this form if you’d like to be considered for the next round.
Our goal is to equip and support individuals integrating mindfulness in work and life through education, application, experience, and community. Our first 7 years were dedicated to a groundbreaking annual conference called A Mindful Society. As COVID-19 transforms our world, we've put our efforts toward accelerating our pre-existing plans to launch this Institute.Learn More About Us