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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Free

with Molly Montgomery

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 29, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Sep 21, 2022

The nine-session Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program is designed to help you cope more effectively with both long and short term stressors. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR has been scientifically proven to enhance the ability to manage and reduce pain levels, and improve focus, resilience and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging life events. Instruction involves mindful meditation practices, discussion, gentle stretching and yoga (appropriate for all ability levels.)

MBSR is an eight-week course taught in 2.5-hour, weekly group classes and one six-hour weekend retreat. Participants are also encouraged to complete approximately 45 minutes of home practice per day.

Upcoming Classes

Spring 2022 Session Details:

If you sign up for this class, we ask that you make the commitment for its entirety - space is limited. If you are unable to attend this class or commit to all sessions, please find an alternate offering on this site. Classes are from 5:30-8pm each week unless noted below.

  • Orientation - 3/29/22 (5:30-6:30pm), 4/5/22, 4/12/22, SKIP  4/19/22 school vacation week, 4/26/22, 5/3/22, 5/10/22, 5/17/22, Retreat - 5/21/22 (8:30am - 2:30pm), 5/24/22, 5/31/22.

Fall 2022 Session Details: 

If you sign up for this class, we ask that you make the commitment for its entirety - space is limited. If you are unable to attend this class or commit to all sessions, please find an alternate offering on this site. Classes are from 5:30-8pm each week unless noted below.

  • Orientation - 9/21/22 (5:30-6:30pm), 9/28/22, 10/5/22, 10/12/22, 10/19/22, 10/26/22, 11/2/22, Retreat - 11/5/22 (9am - 3pm), 11/9/22, 11/16/22.

Please visit this site for information on the commitment requirements for MBSR.

Important note: You must use your work email address to register for these sessions. 

Pause to be More Productive

Free

with Hester Kohl

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 8, 2022 at 12 pm

Do you have a lot to do?  Are you overwhelmed by it all?  If you’re in that “fight or flight” mode it’s easy to procrastinate and get even more overwhelmed or anxious about your to-do list.  Take a pause and join us for a guided relaxation session designed to help you return to your tasks more refreshed and creative, ready to take the next step forward!

Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation that supports the nervous system to rest and rejuvenate.  You can practice sitting, reclining, or lying down in your home, workplace, or even your car. Using breath sensing, body sensing and guided imagery your mind is guided to the deepest state of relaxation imaginable, returning to daily life more calm and productive. 

Resting into Fall

Free

with Hester Kohl

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2022 at 8 am

Are you feeling anxious or exhausted this time of year?  As the seasons change from summer to fall, we naturally need more time to rest and recharge.  Join us for a guided relaxation session designed to help you ease into the fall season.  Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation that supports the nervous system to rest and rejuvenate.  You can practice sitting, reclining, or lying down in your home, workplace, or even your car. Using breath sensing, body sensing and guided imagery your mind is guided to the deepest state of relaxation imaginable, returning to daily life more calm and productive. 

What are We Truly Craving?

Free

with Hester Kohl

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 14, 2022 at 12 pm

The holidays can be overwhelming. We are often expected to host gatherings or coordinate everyone’s travel plans, be endlessly flexible with family/guests, and take care of everyone’s needs, but this often leads to a combination of overeating & exhaustion.

Join us for a mindful eating meditation designed to help you identify what you are truly craving. Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation that supports the nervous system to rest and rejuvenate.  You can practice sitting, reclining, or lying down in your home, workplace, or even your car. Using breath sensing, body sensing and guided imagery your mind is guided to the deepest state of relaxation imaginable, returning to daily life more calm and productive. 

Post-Thanksgiving Stress-Release Meditation

Free

with Hester Kohl

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 28, 2022 at 12 pm

The holidays can be a source of great joy. They can also be stressful and emotionally exhausting.

Need a post-Thanksgiving Stress Release? Join us for this grounding meditation which is designed to release mental & emotional exhaustion from socializing, hosting, and traveling.

Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation that supports the nervous system to rest and rejuvenate.  You can practice sitting, reclining, or lying down in your home, workplace, or even your car. Using breath sensing, body sensing and guided imagery your mind is guided to the deepest state of relaxation imaginable, returning to daily life more calm and productive. 

Grounding the Body

Free

with Hester Kohl

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2022 at 12 pm

Are you feeling busy and always “on the go”, especially this time of year?  Take a break with us and return to feeling calm and grounded.  Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation that supports the nervous system to rest and rejuvenate.  You can practice sitting, reclining, or lying down in your home, workplace, or even your car. Using breath sensing, body sensing and guided imagery your mind is guided to the deepest state of relaxation imaginable, returning to daily life more calm and productive.  You will receive a recording of this session to practice anytime you wish.

Release Anxiety & Holiday Stress Mini-Series

Free

with Hester Kohl

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 14, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Are you juggling a lot this time of year? Feeling anxious or stressed?  Join us to learn 3 short practices to release the anxiety and stress that accompany the holiday season.  All you need is a space you can stand up in with at least 2 foot radius around you.  You’ll get a copy of the recordings so you can practice them anytime you wish.

Mid-Week Mindfulness- Noon
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Mid-Week Mindfulness- Noon

Free

with Liz Korabek-Emerson, Certified Mindfulness Teacher

Mid-Week Mindfulness sessions are held each Wednesday. These 30 minute drop-in sessions will be held at 12:00 p.m. All are welcome. No prior experience necessary.

Join the Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84512011988?pwd=Y0lpNHpBWnBGeHg3QXpNcUM0ZUhidz09 

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Phone: 646-558-8656





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