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Lunchtime Meditation – Contemplative Practice as Social Practice – Tazuko Shibusawa | 1-1:45PM


1:00 pm

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just added Monday sessions “Contemplative Practice/Social Practice” for those concerned with issues surrounding social justice.

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday lunchtime meditation sessions – Contemplative Practice as Social Practice with Susanna Nicholson and Tazuko Shibusawa.

Mondays: 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

Oct. 2, 23, Nov.13, 20


Tibet House US Gallery
22 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States

About the Presenter

Tazuko Shibusawa, Ph.D., LCSW

Tazuko Shibusawa is Associate Professor at the New York University Silver School of Social Work and previously served as the Associate Dean and Director of the MSW Program at Silver and Co-Director of the Global MSW Program in Shanghai & New York. Tazuko received her MSW and PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed post-graduate training in family therapy, psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy, and trauma studies. She is a graduate of Nalanda’s two-year Certificate in Contemplative Psychotherapy program. Tazuko also completed her training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (CFM). Tazuko’s research, which has been funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program, focuses on the health and mental health of older adults and their families, elder abuse and mistreatment, and clinical practice with Asian and Asian immigrants.