8 WEEK MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION CLASS
Tuesday evenings 8:00 - 10:00 pm
The New York Open Center
22 East 30th Street, New York, NY 10016
Free intro on Tuesday September 10th at 8pm
Special 4.5 hour extended class on Oct 29th 5:30pm-10pm
Fee after July 31t: $330 ($310 for members)
Registration: please click here.
Amy Gross has been practicing mindfulness meditation since l994, sitting many retreats with Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg and other teachers at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, including two 3-month retreats. A magazine writer and editor, she last served as editor in chief of “O, The Oprah Magazine” before leaving the field to devote herself to practice and teaching MBSR. She remains awed by the course as a brilliant way to retrain our minds, to free us from the kind of reactions that make for stress and suffering.
She completed the Professional Training workshop led by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD., and Saki Santorelli, Ed.D, Exec. Director of the UMass Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, as well as the MBSR practicum at the Center for Mindfulness in Worcester, MA. She has taken Patricia Bloom’s MBSR course at the Martha Stewart Center for Living, apprentice-taught with Elaine Retholtz at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, and teaches meditation privately out on the North Fork of Long Island.
A long-time advocate of empowering individuals to participate in their own health care, she co-authored two books on women’s health: Women Talk About Breast Surgery, from Diagnosis to Recovery and Women Talk About Gynecological Surgery. She is a contributing editor at “Tricycle, The Buddhist Review.”
"Your Brain on Happiness", is an article recently published in Newsweek/Daily Beast, written by Amy Gross: click here for the full article.
To hear NPR's Faith Middleton interview Amy on mindfulness meditation: