Come to New York Insight Meditation Center for two of Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni's last teaching appearances as a monastic. A Buddhist nun and teacher, Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni, talks about facing social issues and moving into action with the energy that she calls “pervasive love”.
It's been clinically proven that mindfulness can be a very effective way of dealing chronic pain. You are Not Your Pain uses an 8-week model developed by the wonderful teacher Vidyamala Burch, founder of Breathworks, one of the major centers for mindfulness training in the U.K.
More and more these days there are ways of learning about mindfulness and the meditation practices that support it. There are apps, YouTube videos, online classes and a multitude of mindfulness classes and drop-in centers offered to the public. What makes a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class different?