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 and different styles of Yoga.


Get an increased sense of personal well-being by creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns in a focused manner. 



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.

Upcoming Events:

New Classes:

2-DAY Laughter Yoga Leader Certification Training  August 30-31, 2014, taught by Mary Masi, MS.Ed.  The Laughter Yoga Leader training teaches the physiology of laughter and its many health benefits.  After successful completion of this course you will be qualified as a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader (CLYL), an internationally recognized lifetime certification.

SMI will offer a series of four 2-hour Mindful Practice seminars beginning August 14, 2014. Each session will provide information and experiential practice, designed to support your ongoing mindfulness meditation practice.

Next MBSR Class:

Oct. 7-Nov 25, 2014, Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:30pm  with day-long retreat on Nov. 15, 2014.   All past MBSR graduates are invited to attend the retreat.