Emily Herzlin

Teaching Schedule


Thursday evenings
6:00 - 8:30 pm
February 6th - March 26th 2020
NewYork-Presbyterian Integrative Health and Wellbeing

436 East 69th Street (between First and York Ave) New York, NY 10065
Mandatory Orientation Session January 23 OR Jan 30, 6-9pm
(attendance at ONE orientation session required for those intending to take the course).
Practice Day: Sunday March 15, 10am-5pm
Orientation: free
MBSR Course tuition: $400
Course fee includes all materials and all-day practice day.
Register for both Orientation and MBSR 8-Week Course: You must register separately for the orientation session (Jan 23 OR Jan 30) and the 8-week course (Feb 6). Register here: Or to register, call 646-697-9355 or email integrativehealth@nyp.org


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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.

Mindfulness Meditation
Mondays 6:00 - 6:50 pm
NewYork - Presbyterian Integrative Health and Wellbeing

436 East 69th Street (between First and York) New York, NY 10065
$15Start the week with meditation--a grounding, calming practice that you can take with you throughout your day. Learn the basics of mindfulness, experience a guided meditation such as mindful breathing, body scan, self-compassion, gentle movement suitable for all abilities, and more. Explore ways to integrate meditation techniques into your day to work with anxiety, sleep, pain, stress, and more. Join us once or as often as you like. This meditation session is appropriate for beginners as well as all levels of experience.
Register at the link here
Click on the "Class Schedule" tab and put in instructor name and date(s)


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 Weill Cornell Medicine where she teaches meditation to patients and staff. 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, synagogues, and privately. A resident of Astoria, Queens, Emily leads regular mindfulness meditation classes in her neighborhood at Mindful Astoria.

In 2017 Emily completed the Institute for Jewish Spirituality's Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. She is interested in the relationship between mindfulness and Jewish practice. She on the leadership team of Malkhut, a progressive, spiritual Jewish community in Western Queens.

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