These videos are offered to our global community as resources for experiencing and continuing mindfulness practice. Whether you are curious about mindfulness meditation, just starting, or a lifelong practitioner, we hope that you will find them helpful and meaningful. This page will be updated periodically with new content, so be sure to check back every now and again.  You can also email us at

Mindfulness at UMass, and its Impact in the World: 44 Years and Counting

On November 2, 2023, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, presented "Mindfulness at UMass, and its Impact in the World: 44 Years and Counting" as part of the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds at UMass Chan Medical School. Sponsored by The Center for Mindfulness at UMass Memorial Health, the event celebrated Kabat-Zinn's pioneering contributions to healthcare and wellness. He discussed the global impact of mindfulness, supported by scientific evidence, and its integration into society. The presentation emphasized mindfulness in medicine, its incorporation into mainstream medical approaches, and its cost-effectiveness compared to pharmaceutical interventions. Jon’s insights provide practical tools for navigating modern life and embracing the transformative influence of mindfulness on health and healing.


Mindfulness and Meditation Session

Join Certified MBSR instructor Colleen Camenisch for this one hour presentation. What is mindfulness? Why practice? Learn about its health benefits, its history at UMass Medical Center, and ways that you can bring mindfulness into your own daily life for greater balance, resilience, and ease.


Thursday Afternoon Global Meditation Community with Ginny Wholley

Ginny Wholley, Certified MBSR instructor, leads us on a brief body scan and invites us to bring kind attention to our experience. Noticing changes and anchoring on the awareness of breathing, Ginny then guides us in a practice of letting go of the boundaries that normally define us and being present to what is here now.


Monday Evening Global Meditation Community with Eva Tsuda, MD

In this 30 minute sitting meditation, certified MBSR instructor, Eva Tsuda, guides us through anchors of attention, noticing body sensations, and practicing patience and loving-kindness. As the mind wanders, we are reminded that we can always return to our anchor.


Meditación de los martes por la noche con Juan Miret, PhD

En esta meditación sentada de media hora, Juan Miret PhD nos guía en la exploración del cuerpo, las sensaciones, los sonidos, los pensamientos, las emociones y la conciencia abierta. Ofrece bellas analogías y amabilidad al recordarnos que cuando la mente divaga, siempre podemos volver a nuestro objeto de atención.


The Mindfulness Movement  - Watch Now on

UMass Memorial Health is happy to be a sponsor of this national PBS broadcast. From Executive Producers Deepak Chopra and Jewel, comes THE MINDFULNESS MOVEMENT, a feature documentary that profiles the growing number of people throughout society who believe mindfulness - a peaceful quality of attention anyone can develop by simply focusing on the present moment in a non-judgmental way – is the key to creating a healthier, happier world. For them, mindfulness is the way for anyone to make more moments matter in their lives. Featuring interviews with Deepak Chopra, Jewel, Dan Harris, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sharon Salzberg, Daniel Goleman, George Mumford, Richard Davidson, Diana Winston, Bill George and more! View the trailer below, and watch the full documentary now on