Awaken Pittsburgh fosters well-being, empathy, and compassion for all by teaching and encouraging mindfulness and meditation practices.


Awaken Pittsburgh’s vision is an equitable and just society where diverse peoples live in harmony with each other and their environments.

Guiding Principles

We are committed to…

  • Providing leadership in mindfulness education in our region
  • Offering services that uncover the basic goodness, innate kindness, resilience and dignity in individuals, organizations and communities
  • Communicating the strength of mindfulness in ways that honor its spiritual roots
  • Engaging in business practices that maintain the highest ethical standards and are grounded in mindfulness, generosity, humor and joy
  • Diversity, inclusion, and working to build healthy and just communities within an anti-racism framework
  • Fostering collaboration that responds compassionately to challenges and invites diverse voices to participate in awakened change
  • Promoting social justice, non-aggression, environmental awareness, individual self-care and collective healing
  • Creating enlightened communities that are gentle, inquisitive, warm and fearless