In the context of the COVID-19 crisis unfolding, our teachers have moved their offerings to on-line formats to continue to provide important support through these challenging times. 

We also have a monthly MBSR Alumni Sit now offered via Zoom, and we will be starting daily Facebook Live guided meditations from March 30th onwards. A number of other resources are listed below, many of them free or donation based.

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.

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.

On-Going Support MBSR Alumni
The Collaborative hosts a monthly Practice Group for 
MBSR Alumni (now via ZOOM)
one Sunday a month 
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
For upcoming dates, themes and teachers, check our Facebook pageMore info here.

FREE Mindfulness Resources, responding to the COVID-19 Crisis
Many courses are offered on-line and with a sliding scale to make them accessible. If you are looking for immediate affordable on-line support in these challenges times, below are some recommend offerings and resources from members and friends of the Collaborative.
  • Mindful.org is curating articles, videos and mini-courses.
  • Dr. Jud Brewer from Brown University Center for Mindfulness is releasing daily educational videos to help manage anxiety
  • Tricycle is offering free on-line practice sessions.
  • 10% Happier and Dan Harris are producing a free daily Coronavirus podcast with meditations and talk.
  • Space2Meditate team Jon and Upayadhi, members of the Collaborative, are leading twice daily live meditations via Zoom, at 8am and 6pm EST.

Special On-Line Offerings:

On-Line Retreat Via Zoom
"Deepening your Practice"
Collaborative members Kate Mitcheom and Lucia McBee are offering a 7 day on-line retreat starting April 3rd. More information here.

About MBSR:

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

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.

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

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
Most courses are now on-line due to the COVID-19 crisis. Check specific offerings on the teacher pages, including MBSR as well as other offerings.

March 2020

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Monday mornings live on-line
9:00 am - 11:30 
Starts March 30th
Manhattan (UWS)
More info: click here

April 2020

Instructor: Patrick Briody
Wednesday Evenings live on-line
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Starts April 22nd
New Jersey (Chatham Township)
More info: click here

Instructor: Emily Herzlin
Thursday evenings 
live on-line
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Starts April 23rd
Manhattan (UES)
More info: click here

Instructor: Katherine Marx
Thursday evenings live on-line
6:30 - 9:00 pm
April 30th
Manhattan (Chelsea)
More info: click here

May 2020

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Friday mornings
9:30 am - noon
May 1st
Manhattan (Chelsea)
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday mornings
9:30 am - noon 
Starts May 7th
Manhattan (UWS)
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday evenings
7:00 - 9:30 pm 
Starts May 7th
Manhattan (UWS)
More info: click here