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Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC)

The Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) fosters mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society. MARC offers courses, programs, and community resources to support mindfulness practice and serves within the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.

General Info

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On Campus UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 740 Westwood Plaza, Rm. 17- 468
Undergraduate Graduate & Professional Faculty & Staff Alumni

Contact Info



  • Learn about MARC's mission, faculty, location, frequently asked questions, and more here.
  • Learn more about mindfulness and an overview of free programming and resources MARC offers here.
  • Explore classes, workshops, year-long programs, drop-in meditations, and events MARC offers here.
  • Find free guided meditations and weekly podcasts here.
  • Find more information about the year-long training program that teaches you the art of facilitating mindfulness meditation here.
  • Download the UCLA Mindful App for mindful meditations and more resources on mindfulness in daily living.