Asia Society Texas Center

Introduction to Mindfulness

Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020 – Tuesday, May. 5, 2020

06:30 PM – 08:00 PM

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This six-week series provides an introduction to mindfulness meditation and mindful awareness practices. The series includes science and research on the mental and physical health benefits; guided instruction for sitting, standing, and walking meditation; and practices to be with painful emotions, challenging thoughts, and physical pain.

New research suggests that mindfulness can:

  • reduce stress and create a sense of wellbeing,
  • improve attention,
  • boost immune system functioning,
  • decrease anxiety, depression, and physical pain,
  • and change the structure and functioning of the brain, including calming areas of emotional reactivity and increasing gray matter in areas of impulse control, judgment, memory, and learning.

The course series draws on the material provided in the UCLA Mindful Awareness Practices course.

Curious to learn more? Please join us for a FREE introduction class on Saturday, March 14, at 1 p.m.



  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • $310 Members, $360 Nonmembers

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

Special Offers / Dining

An India-Inspired Café
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Pondi! Pondicheri's museum café is open for extended lunch hours Tuesday through Sunday with a vibrant and innovative menu featuring everything from butter chicken to saffron shrimp salad and roti wraps.
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm


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