Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness teacher

"Meditation is a way of being, not a technique. Meditation is not about trying to get anywhere else. It is about allowing yourself to be exactly where you are and as you are, and for the world to be exactly as it is in this moment as well.

Meditation is the cultivation of the gesture of welcoming unflinchingly whatever arises – of welcoming it wholeheartedly into awareness.

We take care of the future best by taking care of the present now."

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Founding Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is also the founding director of its renowned Stress Reduction Clinic and Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He teaches mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in various venues around the world. He received his Ph.D. in molecular biology from MIT in 1971

Jon Kabat-Zinn will participate in...

Opening night

29 June
20:00 - 22:00

Jean Sibilia & Jean-Gerard Bloch

Sylvie Guillem, TWO
(8 min)
Choreography Russell Maliphant
Music Andy Cowton
Lights Michael Hulls


Marion Cotillard, dramatic reading


Conversation with Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Guillem & Jon Kabat-Zinn


Translated in English

show event


30 June
16:30 - 18:30

Initiative Mindfulness France    

Delphine Batho, Audrey Berté, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Pacôme Rupin


Mind & Life Europe        

Michel Bitbol, Amy Cohen-Varela, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Antoine Lutz

show event

Mind body medicine

01 July
14:30 - 16:00

Round table

Speakers: Jean-Gérard Bloch, Guido Bondolfi, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Jean Sibilia
Grand témoin: Guillaume Néry
Moderator: Elisabeth Marshall

Translated in English

In partnership with Sens & santé

show event

Science Art Meditation:
humanism for today and tomorrow. 

June 29 — July 1st 2018

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