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Mindfulness Tools, a 5-Day Residential Intensive Program

Find new tools for living with greater ease, joy, depth, resilience and balance

Mindfulness Tools, a 5-Day Residential Intensive Program™ is based on the 8-week Stress Reduction Program, and is offered for those who may not be able to participate in the traditional 8-week course.

Upcoming Programs

DatesLocationHosted ByDetails
January 3 - 8, 2016 Norwood, MA CFM Register now
February 5 - 10, 2016 Petaluma, CA CFM Register Now
February 22 - 27, 2016 Wicklow, Ireland * Centre for Mindfulness Ireland/CFM Register Now
April 3 - 8, 2016 Fort Lauderdale, FL CFM Register Now
July 17 - 22, 2016 Rhinebeck, NY Omega Institute/CFM Register Now

* Named one of the top 10 meditation retreats in the world by CNN, June 2013

The program is highly participatory, supportive, and structured. You will learn and practice through:

  • guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices
  • gentle stretching and mindful yoga
  • group dialogue and mindful communication exercises to enhance awareness in everyday life
  • individually tailored instruction

The program consists of 5 days (38.5 hours) of direct instruction. It is strongly recommended that you take it as a residential course, so that you may fully immerse yourself in this program. Mindfulness Tools is offered several times each year in different locations internationally.  Join our email list to be updated of the course schedule.


Tuition: $625
Payment Information:  Please provide payment information to be processed upon confirmation of your enrollment.
Accommodations: The cost for accommodations varies by location (see below)

How do I get started?

For U.S. programs hosted by the Center for Mindfulness, please email or call 508-856-2656 (Option 1) to request a registration packet. 

You will be emailed a registration packet of materials which includes:
• a letter with detailed information about the course;
• a questionnaire for you to fill out;
• registration materials

After we have received your questionnaire and registration materials, someone from the Center will contact you to discuss any additional questions and to confirm your enrollment.

For programs held at Omega Institute, please contact Omega directly for information on their program, using the link provided in the program details above.

For international programs, please contact the host group directly, as noted above.
Please Email Us if you have any questions about the Mindfulness Tools programs.

Considering Oasis Institute Teacher Certification by the Center for Mindfulness?

If you are considering becoming a certified MBSR teacher, the combination of Mindfulness Tools, a 5-Day Residential Intensive Program and the CFM/Sounds True Online MBSR 8-Week course satisfies the Oasis Institute pre-requisite.  For more details on Oasis Institute Teacher Certification, click here.

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