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 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, February 15th 2015 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Topic: Caring for Ourselves
Navigating the Path when Self-Care Becomes an Obligation
Instructors: Paulette Graf and Polly Wheat
More info click here

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.

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 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.



March 2015


Instructor: Laurence Magro
Wednesday Mornings
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
in Westchester (Larchmont)
Starts March 11th
More info: click here

Instructor: Pat Bloom
Wednesday Mornings
9:00 am - 11:30 am
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts March 18th 
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Monday afternoons
2:30 pm - 5:00pm
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts 
March 23rd 
More info: click here

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Monday evenings
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
in Brooklyn (Park Slope)
Starts March 23rd

More info: click here

Instructor: Jon Aaron
Tuesday Mornings
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts March 24th 
More info: click here

Instructor: Jon Aaron
Friday Afternoons
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
in Manhattan (UWS)
Starts March 27th 
More info: click here

Instructor: Jayne Gumpel
Thursday evenings
6:30 to 9:00 pm
in Manhattan (Harlem)
Starts 
March 29th
More info: click here


April 2015

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Wednesday evenings
7:15 pm to 9:15 pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts April 1st

More info: click here

Instructor: Emily Herzlin
Friday Afternoons
3:00pm - 5:30pm
in Manhattan (Bowery)
Starts April 3rd
More info: click here

Instructor: Katie Crum
Saturday afternoons
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
in Amenia NY 
(Eastern Dutchess County - NY; 
NW CT-Southern Berkshires)
Starts April 11th 
More info: click here

Instructor: Emily Herzlin
Sunday Afternoons
12:00pm - 2:30pm
in Manhattan (East Village)
Starts April 12th
More info: click here

Instructor: Florence de Lavalette
Monday Evenings 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts April 13th
More info: click here

Instructor: Elisabeth Janz Mayer-Rieckh
Tuesday mornings
9.30 am to noon
In Westchester (White Plains) 
Starts April 21st 
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Wednesday evenings 
7:00 pm - 9:30pm
in Manhattan (UWS)
Starts 
April 29th
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday mornings 
9:30 am-12:00 pm 
in Manhattan (UWS)
Starts 
April 30th
More info: click here

Instructor:  Ken A. Verni
Monday evenings
7:00 pm – 9:30pm
in New Jersey (Highland Park)
Starts
April 20th 
More info: click here