The OMC provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.

Join the team! Online Course Administrators required

Join the team! Online Course Administrators required

This ‘Online Course Administrator’ post is funded by the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation which aims to improve lives through mindfulness throughout the population and across the life span. It provides an opportunity for a skilled coordinator/administrator to develop their career as part of a vibrant team. The post holder will lead the scheduling, organisation and administration of online mindfulness courses and events liaising with our marketing team as appropriate.

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Explore the fascinating art of sense foraging

Explore the fascinating art of sense foraging

If "life is about the journey, not the destination", why are we so obsessed with getting places? Join us as we host Prof. Farb to discuss emerging research on how we can integrate age-old wisdom to help cope with the frenetic pace of modern life.

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Our ‘Modular’ Teacher Training is Ending by Marion Furr

Our ‘Modular’ Teacher Training is Ending by Marion Furr

Until last year, we have been offering two different non-academic ways to train as a teacher: the 12-month “Cohort” route, and the “Modular” route. Over the next 12 months, we are phasing out the Modular teacher-training route, and after Spring 2023, this Modular teacher training will be discontinued completely.

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Researching Online Mindfulness Course Experiences

Researching Online Mindfulness Course Experiences

Please consider offering 10 - 15 minutes of your time to contribute to the research and support a broader field understanding of online teaching.

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2021 Philanthropic Impact

2021 Philanthropic Impact

Just before the start of 2021, the Oxford Mindfulness Centre wrote to members of the mindfulness community for their support.  To all those who gave so generously, thank you!

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The importance of mindfulness-based supervision for teachers

The importance of mindfulness-based supervision for teachers

As a teacher begins to put what they have been learning through personal mindfulness practice and training into teaching – mindfulness-based supervision (MBS) is the space with the help of another to explore teaching and continue to build competence and confidence.

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No action required by Neil Midgley

No action required by Neil Midgley

This new Mindfulness Frame by Frame course from Mark Williams offers an opportunity to deepen and expand mindfulness practice, by focusing on an aspect of human experience that is well-known in ancient meditation teaching – but which is seldom highlighted today.

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The OMC is now offering weekday practice sessions

The OMC is now offering weekday practice sessions

Free weekday online practice sessions. 19.00-19.30 UK time
New to mindfulness, or hoping to develop a regular mindfulness practice?
If so, please join us for our Weekday Sits – 30 minutes of free guided practices and teaching by experienced OMC teachers.

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World Mental Health Day 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021

Once again this year The University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre will support World Mental Health Day by offering a range of free mindfulness practice sessions.

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From paddling in the shallows to taking a deeper dive into Mindfulness by Claire Kelly

From paddling in the shallows to taking a deeper dive into Mindfulness by Claire Kelly

Whether you choose to ‘paddle in the shallows’ or take a ‘deeper dive’ into mindfulness, know you’ll be very welcome whoever you are and wherever you come from. Meanwhile, you’ll be supported by an experienced, skilful and supportive team here at the OMC.

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