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
3rd Sunday of every month 
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
at the JCC in Manhattan
Amsterdam Avenue and West 76th Street 
Next Date: Sunday, April 27th from 5:30-7:30 pm
Theme: The Power of Patience
For more information, click here.

NEW! Interpersonal Mindfulness: A Class for MBSR graduates 
Cultivating Presence in Relationship with Elaine Retholtz

Monday evenings, 7:00 – 9:30 pm 
April 28th – June 30th 
At the JCC in Manhattan 
Click here for more information

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 Tricyle 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: 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 2014

Instructor: Joan Griffiths Vega
Wednesday afternoons
1:30-4:00 pm
in Manhattan (UES)
Starts April 2nd
More info: click here

Instructor: Cory Muscara
Saturday afternoons
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
in Long Island (West Babylon)
Starts 
April 5th
More info: click here

Instructor: Cory Muscara
Sunday evenings
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 
in Long Island (West Babylon)
Starts 
April 6th
More info: click here

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Monday evenings
7:00 to 9:00 pm 
in Brooklyn (Park Slope)
Starts April 7th
More info: click here

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Wednesday evenings
7:15 to 9:15 pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts April 9th
More info: click here

Instructor: Florence de Lavalette
Monday evenings
6:00 to 8:00 pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts April 21st

More info: click here

Instructor: Judy Bernstein
Tuesday Evenings
6:30 - 9:00 pm
in New Jersey (Morristown)
Starts April 22nd
More info: click here

Instructor: Judy Bernstein
Wednesday Evenings
9:30am - 12:00 pm
in New Jersey (Summit)
Starts April 23rd
More info: click here

Instructor: Laurence Magro
Wednesday evenings
7:00 - 9:15 pm 
in  Westchester (White Plains)
Starts April 23rd
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Friday mornings
9:30am - 12:00pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts
 April 25th
More info: click here

Instructor: Ken A. Verni
Monday evenings
 7:00 - 9:30 pm
in New Jersey (Freehold)
Starts April 28th
More info: click here

Instructor: Pat Vroom
Monday evenings
7:00 - 9:00 pm 
in NJ (Princeton)
Starts April 28th

More info: click here

Instructor: Elisabeth Janz Mayer-Rieckh
Tuesday mornings 
9:30am-12:00pm
in Westchester (White Plains)
Starts 
April 29th
More info: click here

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Wednesday evenings
7:00pm - 9:30 pm 
in Manhattan (Upper West Side)
Starts April 30th

More info: click here


May 2014

Instructor: Elaine Retholtz
Thursday mornings
9:30am - 12:00pm 
in Manhattan (Upper West Side)
Starts
 May 1st
More info: click here

Instructor: Amy Gross
Thursday evenings
5:45 to 7:45 pm
in Manhattan (Midtown)
Starts May 8th

More info: click here

Instructor: Jon Aaron
Tuesday mornings
 9:30am-12:00pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts 
May 20th
More info: click here

Instructor: Jon Aaron
Wednesday mornings
 9:30am-12:00pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts 
May 21st
More info: click here

Instructor: Jon Aaron
Thursdays evenings
 6:30-9:00pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts
May 22nd
More info: click here


June 2014

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Tuesday evenings
7:30 to 9:30 pm 
in Brooklyn (Williamsburg)
Starts June 3rd
More info: click here

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Wednesday evenings
7:15 to 9:15 pm 
in Manhattan (Chelsea)
Starts June 4th
More info: click here

Instructor: Katherine Crum
Wednesday evenigns
7:00 to 9:30 pm
in Millerton (Eastern Dutchess, NY / NW CT)
Starts June 11th

More info, click here

Instructor: Paulette Graf
Monday evenings
7:00 to 9:00 pm 
in Brooklyn (Park Slope)
Starts June 16th
More info: click here