Mindful Awareness Meditation

Meditation is one of the most effective and natural ways to handle excess stress created by difficult situations. And the mindful awareness approach is one of the easiest ways to get the calming and relaxing benefits of meditation. The Mindful Awareness Study Program you'll receive as part of Riverside Peninsula Cancer Institute and Infusion Center's Integrative Oncology can be followed at your own pace whenever and wherever you like.

Click on the links below to listen to The Mindful Awareness Program. The program works best when following along with the MAM workbook. Please ask one of our Integrative Medicine professionals for your MAM workbook.

1. Introduction to Mindful Awareness

2. Illusions, Perceptions and Awareness

3. Journey Through the Body Meditation

4. Sitting Meditation 1 (10 minutes)

5. Sitting Meditation 2 (20 minutes)

6. Sitting Meditation 3 (30 minutes)


The Mindful Meditation Program was designed by Kathy Solomon and produced by Greg Gernon.

Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Featured on the PBS series, Healing and the Mind, with Bill Moyers, a bestseller that explains the principles of mindfulness and mindful awareness.

Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hahn, the path of mindfulness in everyday life.

The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by H.H. the Dalai Lama

Here For Now: Living Well with Cancer Through Mindfulness by Elana Rosenbaum

Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Mindful Awareness Self Study Program of Riverside Peninsula Cancer Institute & Infusion Center is modeled on the "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program" at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Kathy Solomon attended a professional training seminar under the direction of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the original director, and Dr. Saki Santorelli, the current director, of the program at the University of Massachusetts.