Mindfulness Meditation NYC is a collaborative of Mindfulness Based-Stress Reduction (MBSR) teachers offering classes in the NYC area.
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.
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Looking for a Summer course but can't commit to 8 weeks?
There are typically less 8 week MBSR cycles offered in the City over the summer months. However, a few of our Collaborative members are offering intensive, shorter mindfulness-based courses over these months. Check out the following teacher pages: Elaine Retholtz, Jon Aaron.
REMINDER: The Collaborative hosts a monthly Practice Group in Manhattan1 Sunday a month
for MBSR graduates
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
at the JCC in Manhattan
Amsterdam Avenue and West 76th Street
Next Date: Sunday, June 21st, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 pmTeachers: Ellen Schwartz Ph.D and Judy Bernstein, Psy.D
Theme: Cultivating Kindness
More info click 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.
On the CBS 60 Minutes show, Anderson Cooper explores how meditation can change the brain and how mindfulness can impact our well-being.
The Mindful Revolution, by Kate Pickert
Special Report in TIME MagazineClick here.
"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.
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.
"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.
"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
Watch a recent interview of Dr. Ken A. Verni, member of our Collaborative, discussing the benefits of mindfulness meditation.
More video resources - click here.
More news reports - click here
Research and articles- click here.