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Class: Jivamukti Yoga with Toni Gabor

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Location: 61 4th Ave, 3rd fl

Organization: The Three Jewels

A Jivamukti Yoga class is comprised of 5 tenets: shastra (scripture), bhakti (devotion), ahimsa (kindness), nada (music), and dhyana (meditation). Classes are supported by chanting, breath awareness, flowing vinyasa sequences, alignment exploration, hands-on assistance, relaxation and meditation. Students experience all five tenets as part of the instruction and asana, not necessarily explicitly. Classes are intended as a journey to enlightenment and an expression of compassion for all beings.

 


Class: How to OM Course

Date: April 4, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: 406 Broadway

Organization: OneTaste NYC

Cost: $149

OM (Orgasmic Meditation) is a simple way for people to practice their orgasm. It’s like….yoga for your orgasm. And, the more you do this practice, the more you feel. The day-long How to OM Course is the perfect way to learn the basics of the practice of OM and the philosophy behind OneTaste’s signature practice. Spend the day with two Certified OneTaste instructors.

 


Class: Learn Transcendental Meditation

Date: April 5, 2 PM

Location: 654 Madison Ave #805 & 26 Beaver Street

Cost: Free

You are invited to a special introductory talk on the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique in NYC. The TM technique has been learned by over 6 million people, and over 350 published studies have found it highly effective for stress, anxiety, insomnia, hypertension, and more.

 

 


Class: Self-Compassion: Science And Practice

Date: Sunday, April 05, 2015 At 04:00 PM

Location: 22 West 15th Street

Organization: Tibet House

Cost: Free admission – RSVP

Key Speaker: Elizabeth Pyjov

What is self-compassion, and how is it different from self-pity, self-esteem or being self-centered? (Clue– very different). How can we use self-compassion to feel more connected to others? What does the new scientific research have to say about self-compassion as opposed to self-criticism? This lecture will discuss self-compassion as it is taught in the Stanford Medical School Compassion Curriculum and present ways to develop the skill of self-compassion.

 

 


Quite Place to Unplug: The Meditation Room

Date: Daily 7:30 am – 6 pm

Location: The Meditation Room, United Nations Headquarters

Cost: Free

In the original plan for the new Headquarters, a tiny room had been provided as a place dedicated to silence, where people could withdraw into themselves, regardless of their faith, creed or religion, but Dag Hammarskjöld wanted something more dignified. In his efforts he was supported by a group, composed of Christians, Jews, and Moslems, the “Friends of the UN Meditation Room”, who combined their efforts and provided the money for a room worthy of a world organization.

 

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