The UMindfulness Lecture Series was launched in the Spring of 2014. Thanks to the generosity of Marie T. Kluge, the Lecture Series has been host to many of the world’s leading figures in mindfulness, including Sharon Salzburg, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and Zindel Segal. Watch videos from our past events below.

On February 23, 2017, meditation teacher and best-selling author Noah Levine offered a free lecture and conversation. Trained by Jack Kornfield and son of meditation teacher Stephen Levine, Noah has been a pioneer in offering contemplative practices to those in recovery.

On January 30-31, 2016 Sharon Salzberg offered a 2-Day Non-Residential “Compassion and Mindfulness” Retreat.

On October 9th, 2015, Jon Kabat Zinn spoke on The Healing Power of Mindfulness in an extraordinary lecture and conversation with the UMindfulness community. 

On April 7th, 2015, Dr. Zindel Segal offered the lecture The Mindful Way Through Depression.

On January 28, 2015, the UMindfulness Lecture Series featured Dan Goleman.

Dan Harris entertained and inspired us with his deep look into mindfulness practice with his talk 10% Happier: The Skeptical Case for Meditation. September 17, 2014.

 Congressman Tim Ryan talking at the UMindfulness Lecture Series

On November 10, 2014 The UMindfulness Lecture Series featured Congressman Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit. Click here.

On March 6, 2014 NPR Radio Host, Dr. Dan Gottlieb shared with us A Mindful Journey From Trauma to Recovery to Gratitude and Love.

Other Programs :

On April 22, 2017 Guest speaker Gonzalo Brito and Maria Paula Jimenez offered the first retreat for our Spanish speaking community about Mindfulness and Emotional Balance.

On February 10-12, 2017 meditation teacher and bestselling author, Jack Kornfield offered a three-day retreat—a weekend of powerful practices, heartfelt reminders, wisdom teaching, and experiential exercises.

On January 29, 2016 Sharon Salzberg offered a lecture and conversation at Temple Beth Sholom.

On November 8, 2014, the University community enjoyed a Mindful Afternoon with Tussie Kluge, Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers. This day long mindfulness retreat, for the University of Miami community met from 12:30-5:00 at the Deering Estate.

On October 18, 2014 we had "A Mindful Miami" conference sponsored and organized by Mindful Kids Miami in collaboration with UMindfulness. The conference was held at the UM Student Activity Center.

On March 25, 2014 Sharon Salzberg offered a lecture on Mindfulness, Compassion and Real Happiness. Thank you Sharon Salzberg for an unforgettable evening. March 25, 2014.