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Share in Mindful Camaraderie
Every First Friday bring your own brown-bag lunch after the Noon Meditation. Let's gather and enjoy one another's company, get to know some of the folks you meditate with, and learn more about SMI. All are welcome.

Upcoming Classes:​​

​Introduction to Mindfulness

New class starting Sept. 12th and 19th from 7:00-8:30pm.  

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - MBSR

New 8 week class on Tuesdays, Sept. 26 - Nov. 14, 2017


Tai Chi Easy™ 

New 4-week Series Beginning:

Aug 12, 19, 26, and Sep 2
Sep 23, 30, Oct 7, and 14
Jan 13, 20, 27, and Feb 3
Feb 10, 17, 24, and Mar 3

Mindfulness, Food and Body Image 
New 6-week series on Mondays, 6-7:30pm.

Oct 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, and 20

New:  Mindful Eating Support Group

This group is open to women who have already attended the 6 week Mindfulness, Food & Body Image program and are looking for continuing support and skill building around mindful eating /body image.  The group will meet once a month, Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, and Dec. 12.

Ongoing Classes:

​​QiGong drop-in classes with Nancy Saum, RNThursdays, 10:00-11:00am.  $10/class paid in advance for the month, and $12 paid for one class at a time. 


The Sarasota Mindfulness Institute is working to help make Sarasota a happier, healthier place to live.  Please join us by participating in our mindfulness programs.

 What we offer: 

We offer drop-in meditation groups two times a week.  We are a non-religious organization.  We welcome people from all walks of life to join us.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR):

We also offer an MBSR 8-week course several times a year.  

Mindful Movement:​
We offer Qigong, and  Tai Chi.


We have many references to on-line resources, books and articles on mindfulness.  

See our calendar  for a listing of our weekly activities.


Featured Articles:

See this TED talk on Breathing Happiness.

Check out this video and article:   'What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness?"