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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

Outreach icon 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

Training icon 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

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

Equity, diversity and inclusion teacher training

Calling all mindfulness teachers For the first time we’re running a mindfulness based equity, diversity and inclusion masterclass to help mindfuln... continue reading

Equity, diversity and inclusion teacher training

Spread your tail - Learn to teach mindfulness

Whether you’re interested in running an eight-week mindfulness course for the general population or want to bring mindfulness into your current wor... continue reading

Spread your tail - Learn to teach 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 about BAMBA