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6-week Program, 2 hours per week

Dates: Fridays (Los Angeles Time)

May 7 - June 11, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Dates: Saturdays (Manila Time) 

May 8 - June 12, 2021

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Location: Virtual/Zoom Classroom 



Cost:  Regular Rate: $200

         Covid Rate: $165

         UCLA TMF/ IPP: $0

I remain deeply committed to equity and accessibility. I invite you to contact me ( if you can not afford the minimum fee and want to participate.

To enroll, please first fill out the form below. After you have filled out your contact information, you can purchase the class through PayPal. 

Once you've submitted your contact information, please purchase the class by clicking the PayPal payment link below. 


MAPs I for Daily Living is suitable for beginner, intermediate, and advanced mindfulness and meditation students.
Each class is a combination of lecture, practice, and group feedback and discussion.
MAPs is taught in a context of a supportive community environment with classes no larger than 30-40 students. Students report that the group support was one of the most helpful and inspiring aspects of the class.  

  • The class meets weekly for two hours per week for six weeks

  • Students complete daily home practice meditation assignments starting at five minutes a day and working up to 20 minutes daily by the end of the course

  • Students receive weekly practice review sheets via email + web links to free guided meditations, online videos, and a reading list

Content Areas

  • Overview of Mindfulness

  • Mindfulness of the Body

  • Obstacles to Mindfulness

  • Mindfulness to help with Physical Pain

  • Working with Difficult Emotions

  • Cultivating Positive Emotions

  • Working with Difficult Thoughts

  • Mindful Interactions and Relational Mindfulness


The class series offers a variety of mindfulness practices so that the student can discover which practice is useful to them. Practices include:

  • Sitting meditation          

  • Eating meditation           

  • Daily life meditations       

  • Relational mindfulness         

  • Walking meditation

  • Standing mediation

  • Movement mediation

  • Practices to develop positive emotions

  • Working with thoughts

Who should take this class?
This course is an excellent introduction to mindfulness for beginners. MAPs class lays the foundation for a daily meditation practice and provides insight into the basics of mindfulness and how it can be applied to daily life. It is also appropriate for an experienced practitioner who wishes to revitalize their practice. MAPs is helpful for people of all backgrounds and religions. Classes are suitable for ages 16 and over.

Refund and Cancellation Policy 
Refunds requested prior to two weeks before the first day of class will be assessed a $25 administrative fee. We regret that we cannot give refunds after this date. Refunds should be requested by email to
MARC.UCLA reserves the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment. Registrants will be notified in advance of the class.
​No refunds or credits are given to registrant "no-shows".

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