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Rubin Museum – MINDFULNESS MEDITATION – Lunchtime Series

Rubin Museum of ArtPractice the art of attention in this weekly meditation session led by Sharon Salzberg and others from the New York Insight Meditation Center. Himalayan practitioners have, for centuries, used meditation to quiet the mind, open the heart, calm the nervous system, and increase one’s ability to focus. Now, western scientists, business leaders, and the secular world have embraced meditation as a vital tool for brain health.



Whether you’re a brand-new beginner, a dabbler, or a skilled meditator seeking the company of others, join expert teachers in a 45-minute weekly program designed to fit into your lunch break. Each session will be inspired by a different work of art from the Rubin Museum’s collection, and will include an opening talk, a 20-minute sitting session, and a closing discussion. Chairs will be provided. Limited seating; tickets required for all participants.  For more information & for schedule of upcoming teachers please visit: http://rma.cm/cw

Space Between

This has been a very rewarding and gratifying month as I have been able to re-establish a focused and steady practice. I have found it easier to slip into the space between and experience the freedom and peace that it offers. Thank you Sharon Salzberg, your Read More

May We All

May we all continue to sit on “good” days. May we all continue to sit on “not so good” days. May we all continue to sit on “meh” days. May we all remember that sitting right in the middle of Read More

Endings = Beginnings

Before I opened today’s meditation, I went out for my morning run.  It was a frosty morning; crisp and clear with signs of spring bursting out in small yellow flowers and pink blossoms on the trees. Throughout my run I Read More

Struggle to Take My Seat Today

Iʻm struggling to take my seat on the cushion today. Here’s the truth: I’ve struggled to take my seat on the cushion MANY days this month. So much resistance. Mental resistance. I don’t want to sit right now. Physical resistance. Read More

Warm Fuzzy

Sending lovingkindness out to all beings gave me such a feeling of comfort. I kept it very general and broad so as to not get caught up with ‘difficult’ beings. As such, I felt hopeful. I felt grateful for all the good that Read More

Embrace Energy

Opening the Heart meditation has got to be one of the most powerful and nurturing meditations I can offer myself. I am not certain what metaphysical aspects come into play here, but during this practice, I can actually feel a gathering of Read More

Paradigm Shift

Practicing lovingkindness is really a unique way to think and see. When walking around in my community, I am usually focused on my end goal (shopping list, appointments, errands…). Regarding strangers, I either direct judgments or indifference their way. When I bump into Read More

Confident Fear

Fear is made up of many emotions. One that seems to play a large role for me is my level of confidence. Take for example, skiing (I went today with my family, so this is fresh in my mind). When I am Read More

Enlightened Dishes

I try to get chores and household tasks done as quickly as possible. I guess scrubbing dishes keeps me from more exciting activities that I can do… even though I will probably not be doing anything much more exciting in Read More

May all beings be happy ♡