• Research 
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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Events at the SMC 
    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

  • Find out more about 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

  • 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

  • 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.

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

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

Practice

We run mindfulness-based interventions groups across Sussex and Hampshire with service users across the age range, and with staff. Read more

Our research

We conduct research on the potential benefits of mindfulness-based interventions for groups of people for whom interventions have not traditionally been available. Read more

Are there barriers to mindfulness for men?

Around one in eight men face mental health issues including depression, anxiety, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The proportion i... continue reading

Are there barriers to mindfulness for men?

A day of mindful practice or another weekend getting stuff done?

“There is a deep awareness that emerges in the silence and stillness of retreat. As the mind becomes quiet, we begin to hear the calling of the ... continue reading

A day of mindful practice or another weekend getting stuff done?

Masterclasses: the foundations and evolving story of mindfulness

The Sussex Mindfulness Centre organises workshops to support the development of mindfulness teachers and people interested in mindfulness and compa... continue reading

Masterclasses: the foundations and evolving story of mindfulness

British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA)

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

As 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