Welcome


Mindfulness Meditation NYC is a collaborative of Mindfulness Based-Stress Reduction (MBSR) teachers offering classes in the NYC area. 


You can learn more about us by reading about our Membership and our Mission StatementClick on the side-bar to learn more about our teachers, their credentials and experience.


We have also included a number of resources on MBSR and related topics. We hope you find this website useful and welcome any feedback and suggestions you may have.

You will find an abundance of class information on this website, as well as updated information on upcoming MBSR cycles open to the public.
 
To contact the Collaborative, click here.
To find us on Facebook, click here.

NEWS UPDATES
REMINDER: The Collaborative hosts a monthly Practice Group in Manhattan 
for MBSR alumni
1 Sunday a month 
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
at the JCC in Manhattan
Amsterdam Avenue and West 76th Street 
For upcoming themes and teachers, check our Facebook page.
More info here.

From the Collaborative:

"The Task is Being You" is an on-line Tricycle interview conducted by Amy Gross, member of our Collaborative, of psychiatrist and author Mark Epstein, about his most recent book, Advice Not Given.
Click here for the full interview.

"Learning to live fully" - Amy sits down for a conversation with Ostaseski about his work in our latest Tricycle Talk. Click here for the interview.

Collaborative member Jodie Katz and one of her MBSR students explains what MBSR is and what the 8 week cycle is all about.

Collaborative member Paulette Graf  discusses MBSR on Radiance TV.

Paulette's interview on Radiance TV talkshow MBSR Part 2



On the CBS 60 Minutes show, Anderson Cooper explores how meditation can change the brain and how mindfulness can impact our well-being.
View the full show and extras here.

The Mindful Revolution, by Kate Pickert
Special Report in TIME Magazine
Click here.

Mindfulness Means Nothing: Lose the Word, Find a Habit,  an recent article by Mark Bertin, MD, member of our Collaborative. 
Click here for the full article.

"Feed Your Brain, Feed Your Life: The Science of Everyday Mindfulness", an interview of Richard Davidson by Mark Bertin, MD, member of our Collaborative. 
Click here for the full article.

Needing a 3 minute guided mindfulness meditation? Check out this short session led by Jon Aaron, member of our Collaborative. at the last TedxTeachersCollege of Columbia.

3 minute meditation



"Finding Calm in the Chaos: Family and Mindfulness", a blog entry posted recently on the Huffington Post by Mark Bertin, MD, member of our Collaborative. 
Click here for the full article.

Watch a recent interview of Dr. Ken A. Verni, member of our Collaborative, discussing the benefits of mindfulness meditation.

Interview with Ken A. Verni



More video resources - click here.
More news reports - click here
Research and articles- click here.
 Upcoming 8 Week MBSR cycles
in NY/NJ/CT/LI/WC
 
Be sure to also check the teacher pages individually and the Alumni page: they contain information about a number of other special programs members of our Collaborative are offering in the months to come, in addition to the cycles listed below.


April 2018

Instructor: Joan Griffiths Vega
Tuesday Evenings
8:00 – 10:00pm
Starts April 3rd
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
More info: click here

Instructor: Joan Griffiths Vega
Wednesday Evenings
7:00 - 9:15 pm
Starts April 4th
in Brooklyn (Park Slope/Ditmas Park)
More info: click here

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Monday Evening
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Starts April 23rd
in Park Slope (Brooklyn)
More info: click here

Instructor: Ellen Schwartz
Thursday mornings
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Starts April 12th
in New Jersey (Teaneck)
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Friday mornings
9:30 am - noon
Starts April 13th
in Manhattan (Chelsea)

More info: click here

Instructor: Beth Sandweis
Friday mornings
9:30 am - noon 
Starts April 13th
in Mahwah, NJ
More info: click here

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Wednesday Afternoons
noon - 2:00 pm
Starts April 25th
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
More info: click here

Instructor: Kate Mitcheom
Tuesday Evenings
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Starts April 17th 
in CT (Banford)
More info: click here

Instructor: Kate Mitcheom
Wednesday Evenings
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Starts April 18th
in CT (Madison)
More info: click here

                                            Instructor: Patrick Briody
Wednesday Mornings
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Starts April 18th
in NJ (Summit)
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday mornings
9:30 am - noon 
Starts April 26th

in Manhattan (UWS)
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday evenings
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Starts April 26th
in Manhattan (UWS)

More info: click here

May 2018

Instructor: Jayne Gumpel
Thursday Evenings 
7:00 pm to 9:00pm 
Starts May 3rd
in Manhattan (Midtown)
More info: click here

June 2018

Instructor: Jon Aaron
Thursday  Evenings
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Starts 
June 21st
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
More info: click here

Instructor: Jim Handlin
Tuesday Evenings
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Starts
June 26th
in New Jersey (Edison)
More info: click here