Author / wkuplondon

Last Saturday, we had 61 people attend the afternoon of mindfulness – WOW! It was a special occasion because 1) We wanted to celebrate 4 years of Wake Up London because our first afternoon of mindfulness took place on 18th September 2010. 2) We had two monastic brothers, Br. Phap Linh and Br. Phap Lai from […]

Read More

We’ve been working with two friends from Awakin communities on a special evening event  with a musician on a pilgrimage, Nimo. Nimo, aka Empty Hands Music, has a mission to spread seeds of goodness in the world through selfless service, music and love. All of Empty Hands Music offerings are gifts to the world. The 2014 […]

Read More

By Wake Up London facilitator, Jess Stein.  Earlier this year HIV charity Positively UK approached Wake Up London and asked us to facilitate some introductory mindfulness sessions at their London offices. Positively UK is a positive organisation in every sense of the word. Its aim is to provide practical and emotional support for people living […]

Read More

From 21st July 2014, you will be able to purchase a t-shirt and hoodie with the prints of Thich Nhat Hanh’s calligraphy for a limited time. All of the profits from these sales will go towards supporting the mission of Wake Up in the UK: to help build an active grassroots community of young people practising […]

Read More

This is a video of the sound bath at the end of the meditation flash mob we organized to celebrate Summer Solstice in Green Park on 21st June 2014. Around 100 to 150 people participated in the sitting meditation, which was followed by the group holding hands together, and then spiralling into the centre to […]

Read More

Huffington Post Lifestyle Editor, Poorna Bell, interviews Wake Up co-ordinator, Elina Pen on meditation flash mobs. Read here.

Read More

NOW Live Events are coming to Deptford Lounge, London launching their first community programme with a specially tailored programme for the local area as part of the London-wide ‘Anxiety Arts Festival’ over June 2014, curated by the Mental Health Foundation. On offer will be NOW’s unique and playful approach to literature, performance, craft, poetry, visual arts, […]

Read More

SUNDAY 11TH MAY // 5.30PM – LONDON Join us in meditation that will be synchronized with a meditation flash mob taking place with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh in Barcelona on Sunday 11th May at 5.30pm GMT. Also joined by groups in Toyko and California. From 5.30pm we will sit for 30 minutes in front […]

Read More

Wake Up London supports these upcoming mindfulness courses organized by The Community of Interbeing UK. They are a unique opportunity to learn and explore mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Explore mindfulness and learn how to integrate it into your daily life to create more peace and happiness for yourself and others. Zen […]

Read More