Announcements

Friday April 14, 7 - 9 PMTalk and booksigning Saturday April 15, 10 AM - 4 PMDaylong Workshop IDP is glad to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Rubin back to IDP to celebrate the paperback release of his wonderful book, The Art of Flourishing, and to offer us tools, practices, and encouragement on keeping our...
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...
Tuesdays 2/7- 4/4, 6:30-8:30 (no class 2/21)with Renee Bochman Tuition is offered on a sliding scale: $5/$10/$25/$50/$100Please choose the highest rate you can reasonably afford.  This allows us to continue to offer initiatives like this and others to as many people as possible. IDP is...
Join IDP teacher and sound practitioner Jackie Stewart Reed for a special evening of deep breathing, ethereal overtones, and a healing return to our natural state of awareness. Through attentive listening, participants are guided through a journey beyond the discursive thinking of the mind and into...
A growing body of research indicates the benefits of teaching meditation to children include better emotion regulation, less stress, and reduced impulsiveness. Mindfulness education programs are improving students' relationships with their teachers and classmates, and creating more harmonious...
Our Engaged Practice Group supports activists and all those committed to a compassionate and just world.  We meet regularly to discuss our individual efforts, our collective endeavors, and share our experiences.  Meetings are led by friend and IDPeep Matt Jones, Board Director Tarikh...
Sunday April 9,  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 suggest...

Featured Events

Tue, 3/28/2017, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesdays 2/7- 4/4, 6:30-8:30 (no class 2/21)with Renee Bochman Tuition is offered on a sliding scale: $5/$10/$25/$50/$100Please choose the highest...
Fri, 3/31/2017, 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, 3/31/2017, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Join IDP teacher and sound practitioner Jackie Stewart Reed for a special evening of deep breathing, ethereal overtones, and a healing return to our...

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

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...
Ponlop Rinpoche Interviewed by IDP's Kimberly Brown July 30
The Interdependence Project's Executive Director, Kimberly Brown, recently spoke to teacher, friend...

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