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: resumes in Sept 2014. 

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.


July 2014

Instructor: Emily Herzlin
Tuesday afternoons
3:00 to 5:30 pm 
in Manhattan (Bowery)
Starts July 1st
More info: click here

Instructor: Joan Griffiths Vega
Wednesday afternoons
1:30 to 4:00 pm 
in Manhattan (UES)
Starts July 9th
More info: click here

Instructor: Joan Griffiths Vega
Thursday evenings
7:00 t0 9:30 pm
in Brooklyn (Park Slope/Ditmas Park)
Starts July 10th
More info: click here

Instructor: Cory Muscara
Wednesday Evenings
7:00  - 9:30 pm
in Long Island (West Babylon)
Starts
July 16th
More info: click here

Instructor: Cory Muscara
Sunday Afternoons
2:00  - 4:30 pm
in Long Island (West Babylon)
Starts July 20th
More info: click here

Instructor: Cory Muscara
Sunday Evening
6:00  - 8:30 pm
in Long Island (West Babylon)
Starts July 20th
More info: click here


September 2014

Instructor: Elizabeth Coleman
Wednesday evenings
7:30 to 9:30 pm 
in Manhattan (Tribeca)
Starts September 10th
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: Amy Gross
Tuesday evenings
8:00 to 10:00 pm 
in Manhattan (Midtown)
Starts September 16th
More info: click here


Instructor: Laurence Magro
Wednesday evenings
7:00 to 9:15 pm 
in Westchester (White Plains)
Starts September 17th
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 (Larchmont)
Starts September 19th
More info: click here

Instructor: Pat Vroom
Monday evenings
7:00 to 9:00 pm 
in Ne Jersey (Princeton)
Starts September 22nd
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


October 2014


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

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

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