Diana Winston


Director of Mindfulness Education, UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC), Author

Diana is the author of  The Little Book of Being: Practices and Guidance for Uncovering your Natural Awareness, and the co-author, with Susan Smalley, PhD, of Fully Present, the Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness.

Called by the LA Times “one of the nation’s best-known teachers of mindfulness,” she has taught mindfulness since 1999 in a variety of settings including hospitals, universities, corporations, non profits, and schools in the US and Asia.

A sought-after speaker, she developed the evidence-based Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPS) curriculum and the Training in Mindfulness Facilitation, which trains mindfulness teachers worldwide.

She is a founding board member of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

She can be found on the UCLA Mindful and Ten Percent Happier Apps.