Welcome to
The University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre

Mindfulness is a therapeutic technique that can help you manage and prevent feelings of depression, stress, anxiety, or discontent. It enables anyone who practices it to live a more attentive, appreciative and vibrant life.

Learn Mindfulness

How can you learn mindfulness in ways that support your

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Teach Mindfulness

How to become a fully trained Mindfulness Teacher

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To be mindful is to be aware of your own experience, moment to moment, without judgement.

Why not give it a go?


Weekly Practice Sessions

Already completed an 8 week course? Join us for a free practice session.

These sessions are for graduates of our 8 week courses and those that have an established mindfulness practice.


Who can it help?

At the Oxford Mindfulness Centre we teach the techniques and attitudes of mindfulness to anyone who wants to learn, we train others to teach mindfulness and we engage in scientific research to make sure that we’re always learning about the mind and continually developing our approach to mindfulness.


What makes us feel happy and gives us a sense of accomplishment might change from day to day, year to year. Research has shown that our minds are more naturally drawn to the difficult and unpleasant while ignoring the lovely and pleasant.

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We all get stressed sometimes. This is perfectly normal. Although we tend to think of stress as a bad thing, stress can sometimes be very positive and motivating, spurring us to overcome hurdles and achieve our goals.

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Physical Health

Long-term physical conditions, including chronic pain, can have a devastating impact on our mental health.

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We all feel stressed, irritable, exhausted and low at times. This is completely normal. For those of us who suffer from depression, however, what starts as an ordinary bout of low mood can spiral into a full-blown depressive episode.

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