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The Art of Breathing: Session One – Mary Reilly Nichols | 7-9PM

Jan
17

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

THE ART OF BREATHING

Friday, January 17; 7-9PM
The Art of Breathing : Session One
How to Breathe: Optimal Breathing Practices for Life, Meditation, and Stress Management.

Explore the basic physiologic principles of breathing for mindfulness and stress regulation, and apply them to make meditation more accessible and enjoyable. Learn to work with breath effectively to maintain social-emotional equilibrium and healthy vagal tone.


Friday, February 14; 7-9PM
The Art of Breathing : Session Two
Valentine Special – Meditation on the Heart with Sound Meditation
Franck Raharinosy and Mary Reilly Nichols
Explore methods of heart-centered meditation using simple breath-awareness techniques from the Yoga Tantras, and then bathe in Franck Rahrinosy’s profoundly peaceful gong and Tibetan bowl vibrations for a transformative experience. Participants may relax lying down on mats provided or choose to experience the sound bath while seated.

Friday, March 6; 7-9PM

The Art of Breathing : Session Three

Exploring Tantric Breath Practices 
Receive instruction in the basics of optimal breathing habits and breath centered meditation. Focus on the easeful and enlightening breath methodology described in Tantric contemplative teachings.

Friday, April 10; 7-9PM

The Art of Breathing : Session Four
Themes from the Kularnava Tantra – Breath as Your Inner Teacher 
Receive instruction in the basics of optimal breathing habits and breath centered meditation. Focus on a specific text, the “Kularnava Tantra”  which offers breath technique as a means to meditative non-dual awareness.

In each class there will be a balance of informative instruction and sitting meditation.


REGISTRATION
TO ATTEND IN-PERSON:
To attend one session: General:$25/Members:$22.50
To attend all four sessions: General:$90/Members:$81
REGISTER HERE

TO JOIN VIA ONLINE:
To attend one session: General:$7 (there is no member discount)
To attend all four sessions: General:$24 (there is no member discount)
REGISTER HERE


Mary Reilly Nichols, Director of Nalanda Institute’s Yoga, Mind & Spirit, has been teaching meditation and yoga philosophy for over 3 decades. She spent ten years teaching a breath based therapy in the treatment of stuttering and now teaches breathing, mindful practices and stress management in corporate and medical settings.

Mary holds a BA in anthropology from Harvard University, and completed five years of residency in the meditation ashrams of Swami Muktananda both in India and in the US.

 

Venue

Tibet House US Gallery
22 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Website:
tibethouse.us