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Meditation in Everyday Life

Online monthly workshop with Maho & Nandini

This workshop is for anyone who would like to learn meditation or has been practicing and would like to sit together. All are welcome. Step by step, we review how to sit and practice together. Please bring your curious mind with you. We will discuss and do Q&A session in the end.

Session 1: January 25th, 2024

Session 2: February 22nd, 2024

Session 3: March 21st, 2024

Session 4: April 25th, 2024

Session 5: May 23rd, 2024

Session 6: June 20th, 2024

Dana the practice of cultivating generosity.​

We accept donations for this offering with the suggestion of $10- $20 per session or $60 - $120 for all 6 sessions.

Thank you for your support! 

Meet the instructors

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Nandini Naik she/her
MTT Program Lead Teacher | TMTC Program Lead Teacher

Nandini was born and raised Hindu in India. Her formal practice of mindfulness started over two decades ago with Zen meditation when she was 16 and a High School student at UWC. She had the good fortune of taking classes from His Holiness the Dalai Lama while living for months in a monastery in Dharamsala teaching Tibetan monks and refugees English. Nandini graduated from Colby College after studying Theatre & Religion and later attended NYU for a Masters in Teaching. A founding member at Emma Lazarus School for English Language Scholars, Nandini taught with the DOE in NYC for 6 years. She then worked with the Internationals Network for Public school as an instructional coach for 3 and was on their DEI committee for 2. She is honoured & delighted to be IDP’s ED; IDP has been home to her since she took her first classes there in 2009. Secretary to the Board for 6 years, Nandini also graduated from the first IDP MTT cohort of 2011 and co-taught classes & Training’s for several years.

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Maho Kawachi she/her
Dharma Teacher 

Maho was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She landed in NYC in 1992 and made the city her home. Her training as a meditation teacher includes Interdependence Project, MMTCP (Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach), MMTP (Cloud Sangha) etc. Currently, she teaches at Open Heart Project (under Susan Piver), Year Long Buddhist Study @ Dharma Moon (under Ethan Nichtern), and volunteers at Rikers Island for female inmates.
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