Emily Herzlin

Teaching Schedule

8 WEEK MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION CLASSES


An MBSR course specifically being offered to cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers
Monday Afternoons
12:30-3-pm
September 18 to November 13 (no class October 9)
Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering
1429 First Ave, New York, NY 10021
Practice Day: Saturday 10/28 from 10am-4pm 
Tuition: $450 (includes all materials and Practice Day)
Intro/Orientation on September 11, 12:30-3pm
(required for those intending to take the class)*
For more information or to register: Call the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center front desk at 646-888-0800
*If you miss the orientation you must schedule a makeup orientation with Emily Herzlin prior to class 1.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Meditation 101
6-Week Course
*Note, this course, available in-person and online, is open to cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.

Meditation 101 is a six-week course designed to introduce basic meditation techniques, practices, and tools that will support you in cultivating a personal meditation practice that you can carry with you throughout your day.

Each class will explore a different topic. At least one new meditation practice will be introduced every week. During class there will be time for discussion of the meditation practice and how to apply it to daily life.

In person Section 1: Mondays
9/25-11/6 (skip Oct 9)
6pm-7:30pm
Memorial Sloan Kettering Counseling Center 
For more information or to register: Call the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center front desk at 646-888-0800
Tuition: $180

In person Section 2: Wednesdays
11/1-12/13 (skip Nov 22)
10-11:30am
Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering
1429 First Ave, New York, NY 10021
For more information or to register: Call the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center front desk at 646-888-0800
Tuition: $180

Online Section 1: Sundays
11am-12:15pm
9/24-11/5
For more information or to register: Call the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center front desk at 646-888-0800
Tuition: $150

Online Section 2: Thursdays
6:30-7:45pm
11/9-12/21 (skip 11/23)
For more information or to register: Call the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center front desk at 646-888-0800
Tuition: $150


Meditation 201: Softening the Heart
6-week course
*Note, this course is open to cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.

Each class will explore a different topic. Topics may include: lovingkindness, self-compassion, joy, gratitude, and forgiveness. The practices we will be exploring in this course help us to cultivate qualities of mind and heart that reduce stress, build resiliency and flexibility, and improve wellbeing. The course teaches meditation techniques, practices, and tools that will support you in cultivating a personal meditation practice that you can carry with you throughout your day.

Wednesdays
9/13-10/18
1-2:30pm
Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering
1429 First Ave, New York, NY 10021
Tuition: $180
For more information or to register: call the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center front desk at 646-888-0800


REGULAR SITTING GROUPS

Mindful Astoria: Weekly Meditation Gathering
Every Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Astoria First Presbyterian Church

23-35 Broadway, Astoria, NY
$5-$10 suggested donation, no one will be turned away due to lack of funds

Join us on Wednesday nights for meditation and conversation about mindfulness. Learn how to bring mindfulness into daily life, and how to establish, maintain, and deepen a personal mindfulness practice.

Each class will consist of instruction in different forms of mindfulness meditation, and time for group discussion and connecting with the community. Depending on the week, the teacher may give a talk or share a reading about a related topic.

No previous experience with mindfulness or meditation necessary.
More details and RSVP here.


PRIVATE SESSIONS

Available on request. Please email emily.herzlin@gmail.com


Emily is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher. She trained in MBSR at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness. She attended the MBSR Teacher Development Intensive in November 2013, the Nine-Day Practicum in MBSR in July 2013, and MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine in 2015. She has been a student at the Interdependence Project (IDP) since 2005, is a graduate of IDP's Yearlong Immersion and Instructor Training Program, and is now on the IDP teaching and curriculum development faculty.


Emily is a Mind-Body Therapist at Memorial Sloan Kettering where she offers meditation to cancer patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers. She has been teaching mindfulness meditation since 2011 at universities (Columbia, Adelphi, The New School), in educational and healthcare settings, in workplaces, yoga studios, churches, and privately. A resident of Astoria, Queens, Emily leads regular mindfulness meditation classes in her neighborhood at Mindful Astoria.


Emily is also a writer with a particular love for memoir, poetry, and playwriting. She received her MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Columbia University in 2012, and attended the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University in 2012. Emily is interested in the role of mindfulness in the creative process, and teaches mindfulness workshops for writers. Publications include USA Today, The Island Review, Shambhala Publications The Under 35 Project, The Women’s International Perspective, and Crescendo City.


Emily began practicing mindfulness meditation in 2003 to help her cope with chronic illness. Meditation has been an important part of her life ever since.
To learn more about Emily or to read her writing, visit www.EmilyHerzlin.com.

To contact Emily: emily.herzlin@gmail.com