Online Learning

Mindfully Stabilizing Your Life

A 1-Day Online Self-Retreat

Available until Online

Jon Kabat-Zinn on why sitting in meditation is a radical act of love.

In this workshop recorded on July 11, 2020, and available on demand through December 31, 2021, join mindfulness and meditation teacher Will Kabat-Zinn and the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Jon Kabat-Zinn, for a daylong deep dive into the cultivation of mindfulness/heartfulness.

During the retreat, we make use of the circumstances we find ourselves in to develop and/or deepen a robust and at the same time simple and practical mindfulness meditation practice capable of supporting us in the face of the full catastrophe of these times.  

The schedule is designed to support all the other waking hours during the retreat day, when you may be engaged with family, work obligations, or other activities—so that life and our mindfulness practice are seen, embraced, and embodied as one seamless whole. 

The invitation is to let the entire day and whatever arises within it become “the curriculum” of the retreat, and thus an intimate element of the meditation practice.

In this way, our very brief time together, measured in hours, can nevertheless become a practical and reliable laboratory for investigating how to more effectively navigate the very real ups and downs we are facing. And thus perhaps respond more mindfully to the stress and uncertainty of the times we are in rather than reacting out of fear or anger or exhaustion to those very same circumstances and challenges, which while understandable, is tantamount to losing our minds just when we most need them. 

Instead, through the cultivation of mindfulness as a practice and a way of being, we can encourage our minds and hearts to function more effectively for our own benefit and that of our families, our work, our communities, our countries, and our one world.  

One powerful element of this online retreat will be an intimate sense of engagement with a highly motivated global community. Exchanges between Will, Jon, and retreat participants during periods of dialogue and inquiry will enhance the experience of our interconnectedness and help us focus on real-life approaches to potentially maddening dilemmas, social contradictions and structural injustices, and very real personal and family challenges. 

Meet the Teachers

  • Will Kabat-Zinn is a mindfulness and meditation teacher whose passion is to help people wake up t ...
  • Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher internationally known for ...


10 a.m.-noon EDT   Interactive Practice Session and Dialogue 
2:00-4:00 p.m. EDT   Interactive Practice Session and Dialogue 
7:00-9:00 p.m. EDT   Interactive Practice Session, Dialogue, and Closing 


Accessing Your Course

When you are ready to access the course, go to your Omega profile page. Under your “My Online Courses” tab, you will find the Mindfully Stabilizing Your Life course. Click the "Get Access" button, and you will be taken directly to your course.

If you have any technical questions, please email


This online course costs $99. The revenue goes to support Omega and its family of employees so that it can remain in business. However, we do not want to create a barrier to anyone who wishes to participate in this daylong retreat. Because of the Coronavirus pandemic, it is also offered to anyone who is not in a position to pay through the contemplative justice fellowships of our Omega scholarship program. These scholarships are application-free and work on an honor system. When you register, use code SCHOL2 for 50% off or code SCHOL1 for a full scholarship.

Tuition & Fees

Unlimited slots available
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Mindfully Stabilizing Your Life



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