Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP)
Since 2001 Bangor have provided professional training for mindfulness teachers as well as conducting research.
CMRP offers training to teach and professional development courses to support mindfulness teachers. CMRP also have a selection of free audio files
BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR MINDFULNESS-BASED APPROACHES (BAMBA)
BAMBA evolved from the UK Network of Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations as it adapted to developments in field of mindfulness in the UK.
The UK Network dates back to 2005, when mindfulness teachers from the Universities of Bangor, Oxford and Exeter and from Breathworks CIC and NHS Scotland, all of whom had been developing training programmes in response to the growing demand for well-qualified teachers, came together to form a collaborative network to explore ways of working together to support and help shape the development of mindfulness in the UK.
The Mindfulness Network has been set up to to serve the mindfulness community and to advance the health and well-being of the general public. Their web site contains information about teacher training, mindfulness-based supervison, mindfulness retreats, compassion training and retreats as well as an eight week distance learning MBSR course.
OXFORD MINDFULNESS FOUNDATION (OMF)
The Oxford Mindfulness Foundation is internationally recognised for mindfulness teaching and training. We collaborate with a number of international organisations to achieve our vision of a world in which there is universal access to mindfulness and a greater understanding and acceptability of the impact of mindful behaviour.
THE MINDFULNESS INITIATIVE
Advocacy, Publications and Resources
The Mindfulness Initiative was founded by Madeleine Bunting and Chris Cullen in November 2013 to support British politicians in forming the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Mindfulness. Their partners include the four mindfulness training and research centres in Bangor, Exeter, Oxford and Sussex universities, as well as the Mental Health Foundation, Mindfulness Association and Breathworks, and they benefit from an advisory group comprising some of the most experienced mindfulness scientists and practitioners in the UK and around the world.