Tibet House’s introductory meditation classes were featured in New York Magazine’s top picks (4 stars). Tibet House shrine & gallery will be open for silent individual meditation at 6 PM, instruction begins at 7 PM. Each session is intended to stand alone, attendence at previous sessions is not required. Room is set up with both meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs with back support. No special clothing or equipment is necessary.
Fridays, March 22 & 29; 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10
Rachel Hammerman is a meditation teacher and a mindful communication and career coach. As a meditation faculty member of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science, she teaches Metta meditation every Friday afternoon at the Tibet House in NYC. She is teaching this course as part of the completion of her teacher training with Mark Coleman and Martin Aylward in the Mindfulness Training Institute. Rachel is grateful to offer meditation practices and teachings as she’s received them from many teachers, including Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, Tara Brach, Joe Loizzo, Bob Thurman and her dharma mentor, Oren Jay Sofer. Rachel completed the Nalanda Institute’s 2-Year Contemplative Psychotherapy Program and participated in Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Training. As a coach, Rachel synthesizes insight meditation with 15 years of strategic communications experience to help people speak, work and live with ease. She has a BA in Sociology from Tufts University and learned to meditate using the app, 10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics.