Sunday, February 24, 2013

Days of Mindfulness: Themes/Practices for Upcoming Day of Mindfulness

Community of Mindfulness New York Metro
Practicing in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh 

invites everyone to
A Day of Mindfulness

The Middle Way: Walking between the Pairs of Opposites 

Saturday, August 17, 2013
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
the Wellness Center
Riverside Church
91 Claremont Avenue, Manhattan
north of 120th Street and west of Broadway

We will enjoy sitting, walking, and eating meditations
as well as mindful movements and Dharma sharing.
Ishmael Wallace will facilitate the day.

 No experience necessary. Chairs and cushions are available.
Please bring a vegetarian lunch. Mindful lunch is around 12:30 - 1:30 pm.

We will enjoy a fragrance-free environment.

“Listening Deeply
 To Ourselves
and To One Another
in Challenging Situations”

A Day of Mindfulness
with Lyn Fine and Rosa Zubizarreta
co-sponsored with Mindful Peacebuilding

Saturday, March 16, 201
10:00am - 4:30pm
Please Arrive by 9:45AM

The Riverside Church
91 Claremont Avenue, Manhattan 
120-122 Streets, one block West of Broadway

Please bring a veggie lunch
Please refrain from wearing fragrances 

Donation to cover expenses of day & Dana (generosity)for Teachers appreciated
no one will be turned away for lack of funds


MORNING: Nourishing Ourselves in Community
Sitting Meditation, Mindful Walking, Dharma Sharing, Singing, Gratitude Practice

LUNCH:  Mindful Eating in Healing Silence

AFTERNOON:  Deepening Our Practice 
  " Listening With Care to Ourselves and To One Another
   in Challenging Situations"
A fun and joyful introductory practicum in reflective listening

Lyn, a co-founder of the Community of Mindfulness/NY Metro, is delighted to return to NYC for this Day of Mindfulness. Lyn received Lamp Transmission from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 1994 and has enjoyed sharing the Dharma in the USA and other countries. Currently she offers phone and in-person consultation for mindfulness practitioners and is watering the seeds of a mindfulness-based approach to peacebuilding through growing a Mindful Peacebuilding community network.  A peace educator by training and choice, Lyn is nourished by her European Jewish roots, the natural beauty of California where she currently lives, music, her family and friends,  and her passion for lifelong learning and multilingual practice.Website:

Rosa has been practicing mindfulness in the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition since 1995. Currently living in Massachusetts, she co-founded the Mindfulness, Diversity, and Social Change Sangha in Oakland, CA in 1997. This sangha is still active today. Rosa’s professional background is in organization development, multicultural education, and clinical social work. Particularly drawn to working with groups, Rosa enjoys practicing and teaching Dynamic Facilitation, a deep listening approach for transforming conflict into creativity. She has also trained in Re-Evaluation Counseling, Focusing, NVC Mediation and Internal Family Systems Therapy.