Beth Sandweiss

Teaching Schedule


Spring Cycle 2017

Thursday Mornings
9:30 am - 12 pm
May 4th - June 29th
(skipping June 1st)
JCC in Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th Street, New York, NY 10023
Intro/Orientation on Thursday April 27th , 9:30am-12pm or 7pm-9:30pm. Orientation is required for those intending to take the course. If you miss the orientation you must schedule a makeup orientation with the instructor.
Practice Day: Sunday June 11th 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Tuition: $425 Public price, $395 Member price. Course fee includes all materials and the full day practice day.
Register here

Summer Cycle 2017 in New Jersey (Mahwah)

Tuesday Evenings
7:00-9:30 pm
June 6th-August 1st  (skipping July 4) 
Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living  Anisfield School of Business Building Room 420
Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
Free Orientation Tuesday May 23rd 7-9, required to take the 8 week course.
Practice Day: Sunday, July 23rd 9:00 am -4:00 pm
Tuition: sliding scale based on income - includes all materials and Practice Day 
More information here.
To register to the Free Orientation and receive your parking pass, please click here.
To register for the MBSR 8 week course and receive your parking pass, click here.


Spring cycle 2017

Deepening Practice: Opening the Mind and Heart
5 Monday Evenings
7:00-9:00 pm
March 27, April 3, 17, 24, May 1

Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living
Ramapo College
Mahwah, NJ
Practice Day: Saturday, April 22nd 9:00 am -4:00 pm
Tuition: sliding scale based on income - includes all materials and Practice Day
For more information or to register please click here.

This 5-week course is a natural next step for those who have completed an 8 week MBSR program and wish to deepen their mindfulness practice

Beth trained as an MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) instructor through the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School, in MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy), and with the Mindful Schools Program. 

She teaches MBSR at Montclair State University, the VA Hospital in Orange, the Krame Center at Ramapo College and at Valley Hospital where she developed a Mindfulness forTeens program.

A psychotherapist for over 25 years, Beth maintains a private therapy practice in Montclair, NJ where she uses mindfulness based interventions to treat families, adults and teens. Through her personal mindfulness practice and clinical work, Beth has come to value the power of mindfulness to enhance the capacity for joy and to develop greater awareness, wisdom, compassion and resilience in the face of inevitable challenges we all encounter.

As a consultant, Beth trains and supervises therapists, and provides Mindfulness Workshops for educators, parents, clergy, organizations and human service practitioners throughout the tri/state area. She is Director of Mindfulness Programs at Jewish Family Services of Metrowest, NJ.

Beth serves on the Steering Committee of the NY/NJ MBSR Collaborative.