An 8-week course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) begins in Pleasantville September 27, 2012. MBSR combines the art and science of meditation to help reduce stress, promote physical health, and cultivate emotional well-being. MBSR is non-sectarian eight-week program designed to introduce you to mindfulness meditation practices and apply these practices in your daily life. This program follows the curriculum developed by Dr. Jon-Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Center for Mindfulness. For information about costs, or Mindfulness and MBSR, contact Instructor Alisha Aum at (917) 972-7291, email email@example.com or visit her website.
In addition to this new Thursday course, free meditation gatherings continue to be held in Pleasantville by the Many Branches Sangha on Saturday mornings at 8:30, also held at the United Methodist Church of Pleasantville, and at Pleasantville Community Synagogue, Saturday mornings at 9:00 am. All are welcome to these gatherings, regardless of membership, religious affiliation or background.
Rabbi Mark Sameth is the spiritual leader of Joyful Judaism: Pleasantville Community Synagogue an inclusive, progressive synagogue – with members from twenty towns, villages and cities all across Westchester and “A Hebrew School Your Kids Can Love.” Read The New York Times article. Follow Rabbi Mark on Twitter . Weekly meditation at the synagogue every Saturday morning at 9 am is open to the public; everyone – without exception - is welcome and warmly invited. OUR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS ON. See “Top Ten Reasons to Join PCS” at www.ShalomPCS.com.