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.


Up Coming Retreat Opportunity
with collaborative member Jon Aaron
and co-taught with Johann Robbins
"Body as Mountain, Mind as Sky"
August 30-September 4
5-Night Silent Retreat @ the beautiful
Rocky Mountain Eco-Dharma Retreat Center
in Colorado
For further information click here

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 Gross, member of our Collaborative, sits down for a conversation with Frank Ostaseski, co-founder of San Francisco's Zen Hospice Project, about his  new book, The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully. Click here for the podcast from Tricycle Talks. 

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
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.

October 2019

Instructor: Savanna Jo (Upayadhi) Luraschi &
Jon Aaron
Wednesday Evenings
6:30 pm- 9:00 pm
Starts October 16th
Manhattan (Chelsea)
More info: Click here and here

Instructor: Laurence Magro
Wednesday Mornings
9:30 am - 11:45 am
October 16th
Westchester (Larchmont)
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday  Mornings
9:30 am- noon
Starts October 17th
Manhattan (Upper West Side)
More info: Click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday  Evenings
Starts October 17th
Manhattan (Upper West Side)
More info: Click here

December 2020

Instructor: Ellen Schwartz
Sunday Mornings
10:45 am - 1:15 pm
Starts December 1st
New Jersey (Teaneck)
More info: Click here

January 2020

Instructor: Ellen Schwartz
Thursday mornings
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
January 9th
New Jersey (Teaneck)
More info: Click here

Instructor: Jon Aaron & Florence Meleo-Meyer
Framework for Mindful Living tm 
Five-Day Intensive
January 10-15
New Jersey (Mahwah)
more info: Click here

Instructor: Jim Handlin
 Tuesday evenings
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Starts January 14th
New Jersey (Summit)
More info: Click here

February  2020

Instructor: Jon Aaron
Thursday Evenings
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
January 9th
Manhattan (Chelsea)
More info: Click here