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.

Notice:  The Monday night Silent Meditation Class will no longer be offered after May 1, 2016.

April Classes:

Qigong series with Nancy Saum.   Series Class starts  April 6 - May 11, 2016.  Monday drop-in class continues at 5:00-5:45pm. 

Reawakening the Playful Body: A Partner Yoga Playshop with Larisa Byely.  Saturday April 30th, 2016,  2:00-4:30pm.  Class fee is $30. This class has been cancelled.

New in May:

Introduction to Mindfulness, Two-week class in May 3 - 10, 2016.   Suggested donation of $20 for both classes.

Yamuna Body Rolling Foot Fitness Session by Donna Waks. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 1:30-3:30pm. This workshop will change the "shape" of your feet and give you new tools for releasing them on your own.

Ongoing Classes:

Check out all our yoga classes here.

Qi Stretching with Daniele Nance, continuing every Tuesday, $10 per class.  

QiGong with Daniele Nance, continuing every Thursday, $10 per class.  

Mixed Levels Yoga class, 10:30 - 11:30 am, $10
This course continues every Tues and Thurs, 10:30 - 11:30 am and is taught by 
Kelly Tynes.

You can register for many of our classes on Meetup.  

 What we offer: 

We offer drop-in meditation groups three 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, Body Rolling/Fluid Movement and different styles of Yoga.


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

See our calendar for a listing of our weekly activities.



​See this TED talk on Breathing Happiness.