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Already Home: The New Science & Ancient Wisdom of Awakening
with Dr. Rick Hanson
Saturday, May 9th, 2020 | 10:00am – 4:00pm


Join New York Times bestselling author Dr. Rick Hanson as we explore the Buddhist analysis of the mind as a road map for strengthening the neural circuitry of deep calm, contentment, kindness, and wisdom—qualities we all need to succeed in the face of adversity.

In this daylong retreat, Rick will draw from his latest book “Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness”. You will learn techniques for liberating the mind and heart, discovering freedom from suffering, and engaging life with a kind heart and inner peace. During the course of the day, you will practice simple yet powerful guided meditations that hold the potential for developing radically life-changing meditation techniques.

This workshop will be comprised of teachings, guided meditations, Q&A Sessions, and time for sitting and walking practice. You will get to explore the techniques for yourself and have the opportunity to ask Rick questions about your experience.

Practitioners of all levels are welcome. Bring your mind, your curiosity, and your questions.

Join Rick Hanson on Friday, May 8th, 2020 at New York Insight for an evening talk on his new book Neurodharma Click here for more info.


Please register at the highest level that your generosity offers.
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Registration Fees include Teacher Support

New York Insight Meditation Center has streamlined the registration fee levels. Members of our Circle of Friends are eligible to receive 20% off of the Sustaining Rate via a code provided in the email confirming membership, which you can enter after clicking the Sustaining Level registration.

*Benefactor Level: Supports NYI’s ability to offer the Subsidized Base.

**Sustaining Level: This level reflects the actual costs to support this program. Circle of Friends members eligible for 20% discount with code. Click here to join.

***Subsidized Base: Made possible by the generosity of Benefactor Level above and other donations to ensure participation by those requiring financial assistance.
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Rick Hanson

Dr. Rick Hanson is a psychologist, senior fellow of the Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Resilient, Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.