Announcements

Saturday June 3,  9:00am - 1:00pmwith Kim Brown and Caitlin Bailey$20/$30/$50 IDP offers its events on a sliding scale basis so that everyone can attend, regardless of financial means. This requires that you pay the highest rate you can reasonably afford. If you are a Monthly Member, we...
Registration for the entire Mindfulness Plus 101 program can be found here. Since its inception, IDP has offered secular and multi-lineage programs accessible to everyone.  We've improved and updated our curriculum (formerly known as the Secular Buddhist Studies Program) to create a...
June 2 - Special Guest - NYCLU Wondering how to get involved with state and local politics?  Zachary Ahmad, from the New York Civil Liberties Union will be joining us from 7-8pm on 6/2 to tell us how to effectively engage with our legislators to affect policy and legislation. Our Engaged...
Saturday June 24, 9:30 AM - 6 PMSunday June 25, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM This two-day workshop offers an expansive and useful understanding of how to work with chaos and adversity such as illness, grief, loss of livelihood, ending of a relationship, and other devastating losses. Jeff Rubin will help us...
Saturday, July 15 - 10am-1pm This is the first of two workshops presented on July 15 and July 16 with guest teacher Dennis Hunter.  For information about July 16, please use this link.  You can register for one session or both, see below for details.  Breathing in, breathing out. It...
Sunday July 16, 10 AM - 1 PM This is the second of two workshops presented on July 15 and July 16 with guest teacher Dennis Hunter.  For information about July 15, please use this link.  You can register for one session or both, see below for details.  Buddhism and Yoga have been...
Saturday, July 15 - 2-5PM Please join the IDP community for a special interactive workshop to help our white members better understand and address the intersections of identity, learn how our implicit bias affects our language, and, through experiential exercises, learn how to spot your implicit...

Featured Events

Wed, 5/31/2017, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Community Meditation and DiscussionLed by Jane M ChunWednesday Nights at 7-8PM EST
Fri, 6/2/2017, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
No class June 30 or September 1. Metta, or Lovingkindness Meditation (LKM), is the practice of wishing oneself and others happiness, health, and ease...
Fri, 6/2/2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
June 2 - Special Guest - NYCLU Wondering how to get involved with state and local politics?  Zachary Ahmad, from the New York Civil Liberties...

Blog

How to Rest: a Workshop for Activists and Concerned New Yorkers February 24
The other night, I tried to turn off my computer but the white circle in the center of my screen kept spinning for several minutes. Was it stuck, “...
Real Happiness Challenge - Week 3: The Journey Is the Destination February 21
My journey with mindfulness meditation has been long, winding, and sporadic.
Real Happiness Challenge - Week 2: Eating Hard or Hardly Eating? February 12
As a society, it's fair to say that we have a fraught relationship with food. We eat our feelings. We starve our feelings. We binge. We purge. We use...

Podcasts & Videos

A Conversation About Suffering and Pain with IDP's Kimberly Brown & Dan Cayer April 20
In this podcast IDP teachers Kimberly Brown and Dan Cayer discuss their experience with both...
Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls Interviewed by Brandon Holmes February 13
In this interview, Brandon Holmes and Dr. Shanté Smalls discuss the benefits of meditation,...
Ed Catmull Interviewed by IDP's Board Director Tarikh Korula November 18
In this podcast, IDP Board Director Tarikh Korula interviews Ed Catmull, the co-founder of Pixar...

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