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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, November 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, November 25
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 2 p.m.
Finding Your Mystical Self - Poetry Workshop
In the Finding Your Mystical Self - Poetry Workshop we will be examining the works of great mystical poets from traditions including (but not limited to) Christianity, Sufi Islam, Buddhism, and Native American. We will especially be examining the connection between mystics that goes beyond their particular religious traditions, even though they used those traditions to reach that higher level. As we begin to see things on that higher level it will help participants to find their inner mystic, wh…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, November 25
@ 3 p.m.
Finding Inner Peace and Calmness Through Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,E…
St. George Library CenterAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 6 p.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Caregiver Wellness Day
PSS Circle of Care presents Caregiver Wellness Day We understand that caregiving isn’t easy. Caring for a loved one is a rewarding experience, but if caregivers don’t get the help they need or don’t take care of themselves, caregiving stress can affect their own health and well-being and lead to burnout. Please join us for our Caregiver Wellness Day featuring holistic self-care, including Reiki, Meditation, Massages, Aromatherapy, and Yoga. No Registration Required.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 5 p.m.
Holiday Survival Guide
Join us for a fun evening of various activities to help make your holiday season less stressful and more joyous! We'll have a gift-wrapping clinic, a meditation session, some stand up comedy, and more! Door prizes and free snacks as well.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation for Stress Relief
We will explore the use of meditation to reduce stress, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought. See how simple, powerful meditation techniques can enrich your life!
Battery Park City LibraryAdults
Sat, December 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, December 2
@ 12 noon
Mindful Meditation
As part of Parkchester Library’s Healthy Saturdays series, we will be watching a video on Mindful Mediation. In the video, UCLA professor and executive coach John Ullmen, PhD, explains the fundamentals of mindfulness and provides step-by-step methods that anyone can use. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 2
@ 2 p.m.
Finding Your Mystical Self - Poetry Workshop
In the Finding Your Mystical Self - Poetry Workshop we will be examining the works of great mystical poets from traditions including (but not limited to) Christianity, Sufi Islam, Buddhism, and Native American. We will especially be examining the connection between mystics that goes beyond their particular religious traditions, even though they used those traditions to reach that higher level. As we begin to see things on that higher level it will help participants to find their inner mystic, wh…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, December 2
@ 2 p.m.
Start Your New Year with Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,E…
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorAdults
Sat, December 2
@ 2 p.m.
Meditation & Forgiveness: Healing the Heart
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,E…
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Mon, December 4
@ 1 p.m.
Meditation: A Tool To Balance Your Life
Meditation: A Tool To Balance your Life It is now being recognized that the practice of meditation contributes to a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool, helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life, as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Join, Jim Rose M Ed Rutgers University , retired executive of Johnson and Johnson, and long time meditator, as he connects meditation and spiritual development to important a…
Terence Cardinal Cooke-Cathedral LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 4
@ 2 p.m.
Finding Inner Peace and Calmness through Meditation
Join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW, long time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. Renate lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing herself for over 30 years. During this workshop she will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace , happiness and a greater sense of well being. Renate will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Mon, December 4
@ 6 p.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, December 5
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 5
@ 5:30 p.m.
Finding Inner Peace and Calmness Through Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,En…
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Tue, December 5
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Wed, December 6
@ 11:15 a.m.
Healing the Body, Mind and Spirit with Meditation
The Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. This session offers a simple but powerful practice involving breath and a guided meditation to bring stability, balance, and a deep sense of peace, joy and love from within. No prior meditation experience is needed. Benefits: Relieves stress, anxiety and tension. Brings balance and harmony in the system, and provides an increased sense of peace, joy a…
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Fri, December 8
@ 2 p.m.
Start Your New Year with Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,En…
City Island LibraryAdults
Sat, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Meditation & Forgiveness
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,En…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Sat, December 9
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 9
@ 2 p.m.
Relaxation through Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,En…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Sat, December 9
@ 2:30 p.m.
Reducing Stress Through Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,E…
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Mon, December 11
@ 6 p.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 4 p.m.
Meditation for Relaxation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. This session offers a simple but powerful practice involving breath and a guided meditation to bring stability, balance, and a deep sense of peace, joy and love from within. No prior meditation experience needed. Benefits: Relieves stress, anxiety and tension, brings balance and harmony in the system, Increased sense of peace, joy and love. Programs are offere…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 5:30 p.m.
Meditation For a More Peaceful and Healthy Life
Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Many Dr’s recommend meditation to their patients, and those who practice meditation attest to its healing power in their lives. Please join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW, for this engaging and informative workshop and learn to incorporate a simple yet power…
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Fri, December 15
@ 11 a.m.
Meditation for Relaxation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. This session offers a simple but powerful practice involving breath and a guided meditation to bring stability, balance, and a deep sense of peace, joy and love from within. No prior meditation experience needed. Benefits: Relieves stress, anxiety and tension, brings balance and harmony in the system, Increased sense of peace, joy and love. Programs are offere…
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 10 a.m.
Day of Mindfulness
There will be an emphasis on mindfulness (a focus on now) with some interest in meditation (a focus on breath.) Mindfulness meditation opens a door to greater appreciation of life in the moment. The day will include 20 minute periods for practicing breath meditation, walking meditation, learning to focus on the present through the body, mindfulness of sound, and many other aspects of mindfulness. The emphasis is on learning to be present for two really different reasons. One, in order to exper…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Finding Your Mystical Self - Poetry Workshop
In the Finding Your Mystical Self - Poetry Workshop we will be examining the works of great mystical poets from traditions including (but not limited to) Christianity, Sufi Islam, Buddhism, and Native American. We will especially be examining the connection between mystics that goes beyond their particular religious traditions, even though they used those traditions to reach that higher level. As we begin to see things on that higher level it will help participants to find their inner mystic, wh…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 16
@ 5 p.m.
Meditation for Relaxation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. This session offers a simple but powerful practice involving breath and a guided meditation to bring stability, balance, and a deep sense of peace, joy and love from within. No prior meditation experience needed. Benefits: Relieves stress, anxiety and tension, brings balance and harmony in the system, Increased sense of peace, joy and love. Programs are offere…
West Farms LibraryAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 6 p.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
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