Diana Winston

Diana is the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center. She has been teaching mindfulness nationally and internationally since 1993. Her books, articles, interviews, live and online classes and workshops, and public lectures, address how to meditate, mindfulness in daily life, mental health, parenting, social change, and the cultivation of well-being.


Located at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is one of the nation's leading university-based mindfulness centers. MARC offers classes, programs, trainings and events throughout UCLA and the Los Angeles community. MARC’s mission is to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society.

Books - Audio

Diana is the co-author (with Susan Smalley, Ph.D.) of Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness (2010).  Diana is also the author of Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens and the CD, “Mindful Meditations”. You can find much more of diana's work here on the site.


Diana leads workshops, retreats, classes, and programs nationally. For a schedule of upcoming events through UCLA go to www.marc.ucla.edu

Featured Speaker at Mindful Life Conference in Washington, DC Area, April 20-23, 2017 http://allthingsmindful.org
Foundations of Mindfulness Retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, California, June 19-25, 2017 http://www.spiritrock.org/calendarDetails
Diana Winston

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Mindful Meditations

Diana Winston

Audio recordings of Diana’s talks and lectures are currently available on dharmaseed.org