About Us

The Mindfulness Meditation Institute was founded in 2012 by Charles A. Francis and Mary Sovran. We are dedicated to helping you get the most from your meditation practice, so you can find the happiness and fulfillment you’ve been searching for your whole life.

We provide you with resources such as articles, guided meditation CDs, books, and courses that will make the learning process quick, easy, and most enjoyable for you. This will help you gain a solid foundation of the mindfulness meditation practice.

We structure our teachings in a manner that is straightforward and easy to understand, and not to overwhelm you with a lot of confusing spiritual language. We provide you mindfulness meditation instruction that is adaptable to your level of experience, and keeps you moving forward.

If you’re new to meditation, you’re about to join the mindfulness revolution taking place. Today, millions of people are committed to transforming their lives and relationships through mindfulness meditation.

People everywhere are taking up the practice because scientists are confirming the benefits, not only to the individual, but also to our society. They’ve recently discovered a multitude of benefits, and are continuing to make breakthroughs every day. For example, mindfulness meditation:

  • Lowers stress. Numerous studies have demonstrated that mindfulness meditation improves peoples’ ability to cope with the pressures of modern life, and avoid the health consequences. By calming their emotions, they will achieve greater peace of mind.

  • Improves your physical health. By strengthening your immune system, the practice helps you overcome many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and chronic illnesses—not to mention all the pain and suffering.

  • Improves mental health. Mindfulness meditation is now being used to treat various mental disorders, such as depression, substance abuse, BPD, PTSD, and more. Practitioners are also reporting higher self-esteem and self-confidence.

  • Improved relationships. Mindfulness meditation helps practitioners improve their relationships by learning to live in the present moment, and by applying such skills as mindful speech, deep listening, and forgiveness.

  • Improves cognitive abilities. Researchers have also found that the practice helps people enhance their mental capabilities, such as concentration, abstract thinking, memory, and creativity.

The mindfulness meditation will bring you the happiness and inner peace you’ve been searching for your whole life. So, come and join us on this wonderful journey transformation.


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