​See our  calendar  for a listing of our weekly activities.​​


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

Featured Articles:
See this TED talk on Breathing Happiness.

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

What we offer: 
Meditation Drop-In Groups:

We offer drop-in meditation groups on Wednesdays at 6:00pm and Fridays at 12:00pm.

Introduction to Mindfulness

This class teaches the basics of Mindfulness Meditation.

New class is on Apr 1, 8 and 15, 2019, 6:00 - 7:30pm.  

Mindful Eating

This workshop is for people who have struggled with food—eating too much or too fast, eating junk food or eating to fill emotional needs. New three week class starting Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. To register, see here.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR):

No class scheduled at this time.

Mindful Movement Classes:​

Qigong drop-in classes Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am.  Fee is $10 per class; for UU church members $5 per class. ​

Tai Chi Easy™

2019 4-week class series are as follows:

Mar:  9, 16,  23, 30
April 20, 27, May 4 and 11.
June 22, 29, July 6 and 13
Sep 7, 14, 21, and 28.
Nov 2, 9, 16, and 23

Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 am, at UU church on Fruitville Rd. Registration required. Email Nancy Saum at nancy.saum@gmail.com 
or call 703-297-1749 for more information.

You can sign up for many of our programs on:

​​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.  

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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. We are a non-religious organization.  We welcome people from all walks of life to join us.