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Fundraising and Grant Capture Support – Opportunities to join our team!
The OMC relies on donations and fundraising activities to offer bursaries and grants to those who are unable to access our services due to financial barriers. We also use income generated by fundraising to work across all areas of society raising awareness of mindfulness.Read More
Now Closed – Recruitment complete. Zoom Drivers – Opportunities to join our team!
** Update - we have had an exceptional response to this opportunity and are no longer accepting applications. The OMC is developing a new suite of online programmes following the Covid-19 pandemic to enable us to increase access to mindfulness teaching and training globally. We are seeking experienced professionals who understand the mindfulness community to support teachers and participants during our online teaching.Read More
Seeking an MBCT-Trained Teacher, with a Background as a Medical Doctor, and a Passion for Teaching
Fantastic opportunity to join a research study. Express interest by 15/08/2020.Read More
The University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre partners with IBM – by Oli Bazin
A new partnership has created an introductory mindfulness course for young people and unemployed adults as part of a vast skills training program to support “new collar” work in the 21st Century technology industry. The next phase of the partnership will focus on providing access to live online mindfulness courses for all IBM staff around the world.Read More
We can develop mindfulness; it can be cultivated through mindfulness practice. A question I am often asked is, “What is the difference between mindfulness and meditation?” Meditation is a way of cultivating mindfulness. Instead of the word meditation, which can have all sorts of religious overtones, I tend to use the term mindfulness practice.Read More
Learning, Practicing, Connecting: The OMC Summer School – By Laura Thompson
Together While Apart: Feeling Gratitude for My Past OMC Summer School Experiences and Looking Forward to Learning, Practicing, and Connecting during the 2020 Summer School in this Challenging Time of COVID-19Read More
The Healing Touch of Connection – Blog by Liz Lord
Connection with ourselves and others in a time of “self-isolation” and “social distancing.”Read More
The OMC is offering bursary places on our introductory courses for those financially impacted by COVID-19
The OMC would like to support individuals who have been impacted by the current Covid-19 pandemic to access introductory mindfulness courses. To do this we are offering bursary places on some of our courses. Where financially viable, we will offer free places on courses that are not fully occupied. We of course need to remain financially sustainable as a charity and this offer will not be possible for all courses and will not be possible on our teacher training programme.Read More
Online Sessions & Podcasts – #1 Finding Steadiness in Uncertain Times
"When life is so hard, how can we be anything but kind?"
In Podcast #1 from the Oxford Mindfulness Centre the subject of discussion concentrates on finding steadiness in uncertain times, focusing on three central themes. The podcast gives the listener an introduction as to how various mindfulness practices can be utilised to help individuals steer themselves towards steadiness in any unprecedented and uncertain time. It has been produced, participated in and released for free during this particularly difficult time for us all.Read More