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    Research 
    Photo by Lance Bellers

    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

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    Practice 
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    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

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    Train to teach mindfulness 
    Photo by Lance Bellers

    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

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    In the workplace 
    Photo by Lance Bellers

    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

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    Events at the SMC 
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    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

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    Find out more about the SMC 
    Photo by Alun Ward

    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

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    What is mindfulness? 
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    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

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    Contact us 
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    It’s the best training I’ve ever done, and I’m so glad you allowed me to jump on board
    Participant in our mindfulness teacher training programme

The Sussex Mindfulness Centre aims to improve the wellbeing and
mental health of all people who can benefit from mindfulness.
We do this by running mindfulness and compassion programmes, training teachers, and conducting research. Find out more about Sussex Mindfulness Centre.

In the workplace

Sussex Mindfulness Centre provides mindfulness services to other organisations and contributes to national initiatives which seek to increase the reach of mindfulness with integrity. Read more about our workplace mindfulness services

Train to teach mindfulness

Sussex Mindfulness Centre has been offering mindfulness training since 2011. We have 13 experienced trainers and about 60 staff trained in mindfulness working for us in many different settings. Read more about training

Conference workshops 2022: "What is mindful culture?"

We have a varied and engaging set of workshops for people attending our conference this year. Supporting the conference theme around mindful cultur... continue reading

Conference workshops 2022:

Professorship for co-lead at Sussex Mindfulness Centre

Clara Strauss, co-lead of Sussex Mindfulness Centre, has been appointed to a professorship, as a result of her research into mental health and well... continue reading

Professorship for co-lead at Sussex Mindfulness Centre

Take refuge from the storm: try mindfulness

Mindfulness can help us find balance through life’s ups and downs. It helps us learn to respond more skilfully when difficulties arise.  Mindfulne... continue reading

Take refuge from the storm: try mindfulness

Governance

SMC governance provides a framework for safe and effective mindfulness practice as delivered by our teachers, trainers and supervisors, and aligns with national best practice.
Read more about governance

Events

Sussex Mindfulness Centre organises a range of events from weekly drop in sessions through to conferences and master classes. You can view and book here.

British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA)

(formerly the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations)

BAMBA logoAs the availability of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) continues to expand, it becomes increasingly important to ensure that the training and delivery of these approaches adhere to recognised standards supporting safe and ethical practice. The British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA), of which Sussex Mindfulness Centre is a member, was established (as the UK Network) in 2006, and is the lead organisation overseeing the quality of mindfulness-based training in the UK. Read more