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    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 find out how to contact the Collaborative, please click here.

    NEWS UPDATES

    REMINDER: The Collaborative hosts a monthly Practice Group in Manhattan 
    for MBSR graduates
    1 Sunday a month 
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    at the JCC in Manhattan
    Amsterdam Avenue and West 76th Street 
    Next Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 pm
    Teachers: Patricia Bloom and Florence de Lavalette
    Theme: Weather Patterns
    For more information, click here.

    Special Workshop!
    Learning to Move through Life’s Seasons with Joy and Grace
    co-instructors: Lucia McBee and Elana Rosenbaum
    Sunday, Nov 16, 9:30 am–4:30 pm
    Jewish Community Center Manhattan
    334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76 St.
    Tuition: $65/$75
    For registration, click here.

    Collaborative member Lucia McBee recently gave a talk on Mindfulness Based Elder Care. To listen to the podcast, click here.
    As our population ages, many of us find ourselves in the position of caring for elderly parents and other relatives. Mindfulness may provide some help for our elderly, and for their caregivers.


    Real Happiness at Work
    Tricycle contributing editor and Collaborative member Amy Gross speaks with renowned meditation teacher and best-selling author Sharon Salzberg. Co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, Salzberg was among the first to bring mindfulness meditation practice to the West.
    Click here for the Tricycle podcast.

    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.

    "Buddhism and Psychotherapy" is an on-line Tricycle interview conducted by Amy Gross, member of our Collaborative, of psychiatrist and author Mark Epstein. 
    Click here for the full interview.

    "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.

    "Your Brain on Happiness", an article recently in Newsweek/Daily Beast, written by former editor in chief of O the Oprah Magazine and member of our Collaborative, Amy Gross
    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



    Mindfulness Meditation and Mental Health
    Recent News report on CBC



    Interview with Congressman Tim Ryan about his recently published book, A Mindful Nation

    Tim Ryan on mindfulness and education



    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.


    September 2014

    Instructor: Elizabeth Coleman
    Wednesday evenings
    7:30 to 9:30 pm 
    in Manhattan (Tribeca)
    Starts September 10th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Cory Muscara
    Sunday afternoons
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
    in Long Island (West Babylon)
    Starts September 14th

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Cory Muscara
    Sunday evenings
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 
    in Long Island (West Babylon)
    Starts September 14th

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Florence de Lavalette
    Monday evenings
    6:00 to 8:00 pm 
    in Manhattan (Midtown)
    Starts September 15th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Paulette Graf
    Monday Evenings
    7:00-9:00pm
    in Brooklyn (Park Slope)
    Starts September 15th

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Jon Aaron
    Tuesday mornings
    9:30am to 12:00pm 
    in Manhattan (Chelsea)
    Starts September 16th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Amy Gross
    Tuesday evenings
    8:00 to 10:00 pm 
    in Manhattan (Midtown)
    Starts September 16th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Cory Muscara
    Wednesday evenings
    7:00 pm to 9:30 pm 
    in Long Island (West Babylon)
    Starts September 17th

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Paulette Graf
    Wednesday Evenings
    7:00-9:00pm
    in Manhattan (Chelsea)
    Starts September 17th

    More info: click here


    Instructor: Laurence Magro
    Wednesday evenings
    7:15 to 9:15 pm 
    in Westchester (White Plains)
    Starts September 17th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Cheryl Kurash
    Thursday afternoons 
    5:30 to 7:45 pm 
    in Long Island (Stony Brooke)
    Starts September 18th 
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Jon Aaron
    Thursday evenings
    6:30 to 9:00 pm 
    in Manhattan (Chelsea)
    Starts September 18th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Jon Aaron
    Friday mornings
    9:30 to 12 pm 
    in Manhattan (Chelsea)
    Starts September 19th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Laurence Magro
    Friday mornings
    9:30 to 11:45 pm 
    in Westchester (Scarsdale)
    Starts September 22nd
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Andy Lee
    Monday evenings
    7:00pm -9:30pm
    in Connecticut (Ridgefield)
    Starts September 22nd
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Pat Vroom
    Monday evenings
    7:00 to 9:00 pm 
    in New Jersey (Princeton)
    Starts September 22nd
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Judy Bernstein
    Tuesday evenings 
    6:30 pm to 9:00 pm 
    in New Jersey (Morristown)
    Starts September 23rd
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Patrick Briody
    Wednesday mornings
    9:30am to 12:00pm
    in New Jersey (Summit)
    Starts
    September 24th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Emily Herzlin
    Sunday mornings
    10:00 to 12:30 pm 
    in Manhattan (Bowery)
    Starts September 28th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Katherine Crum
    Sunday afternoons
    2:00 to 4:30 pm
    in eastern Dutchess County (southern Berkshires)
    Starts September 28th
    More info: click here


    October 2014

    Instructor: Joan Griffiths-Vega
    Wednesday Afternoons
    1:30 pm to 4:00 pm 
    in Manhattan (UES)
    Starts October 1st 

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
    Thursday afternoons
    2:30 pm to 5:00 pm 
    in Manhattan (Chelsea)
    Starts October 2nd

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Lucia McBee
    Thursdays evenings
    6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
    in Manhattan (Chelsea)
    Starts October 2nd

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Joan Griffiths-Vega
    Thursdays evenings
    7:00 pm to 9:30 pm 
    in Brooklyn (Park Slope/Ditmas Park)
    Starts October 2nd 

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Joan Griffiths-Vega
    Saturday mornings 
    7:00 pm to 9:30 pm 
    in Brooklyn (Park Slope/Ditmas Park)
    Starts October 4th

    More info: click here

    Instructor: Patrick Briody
    Wednesday evenings
    6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
    in New Jersey (Morristown)
    Starts 
    October 8th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Elisabeth Janz Mayer-Rieckh
    Tuesday mornings
    9:30 am t0 noon
    in Westchester (White Plains)
    Starts October 21st
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
    Wednesday evenings
    7:00 pm to 9:30 pm 
    in Manhattan (Upper West Side)
    Starts 
    October 22nd
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
    Thursday mornings
    9:30am to 12:00pm 
    in Manhattan (Upper West Side)
    Starts 
    October 23rd
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Emily Herzlin
    Friday afternoons
    3:00 pm to 5:30 pm 
    in Manhattan (Bowery)
    Starts October 24th
    More info: click here

    Instructor: Ken A. Verni
    Monday evenings
    7:00 pm to 9:30 pm 
    in New Jersey (Highland Park)
    Starts October 27th
    More info: click here