Weekly Classes in Long Island City

Sunday & Wednesday Classes

Every Sunday at 11:00am – 12:30pm   Starting Oct 15

Every Wednesday at 7:00pm – 8:15pm

Sundays:

Hunter’s Point Campus Building
1-50 51st Avenue between 1st and 2nd street-Room 207 (2nd Floor)

Wednesdays:

CUNY School of Law
2 Court Square, 2nd Floor

$10 per class; free for Supporting Members

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Sundays:

The Art of Meditation

Practical Advice from The New Meditation Handbook

Meditation is an amazing method through which to improve our mind, and thereby transform our life and world. But it is not just a technique; it is an art through which we can take the raw materials of our daily life experiences and transform them into something extraordinary: a joyful path to freedom, to enlightenment. In this course we will learn the art of meditation, paying particular attention to how we prepare and inspire the mind, so that our meditations become truly beneficial and transformative.
  • Oct 15            Meditation and Inner Peace
  • Oct 22           The Benefits of Meditation
  • Oct 29           How to Begin Meditation
  • Nov 5            The Nature of our Mind
  • Nov 12          How to Meditate part 1
  • Nov 19         How to Meditate part 2

Wednesdays:

Letting Go of Anxiety

In this series, Alex will explore mindfulness methods, meditations and ways of thinking derived from Buddha’s teachings that will help us to become fearless in the face of adversity and deal with our negative emotions more confidently and effectively.

Each class will include guided meditations, teaching with a focus on how to practice the ideas covered in daily life.

  • Oct 11             Transforming Fear
  • Oct 18            Learning to Let Go
  • Oct 25           The Possibility of Freedom
  • Nov 1             Developing True Courage
 Weekly guided meditations and Buddhist teachings in Long Island City are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners.  These classes offer meditation techniques and teachings on the fundamentals of Buddhism, with an emphasis on their practical application in everyday life.

Although these meditation classes are given as a series, they can also be taken individually. Please feel free to drop in on a class-by-class basis.

Classes are held every week unless otherwise stated.
No special clothing is required. No pre-registration required. For more information  all (212) 924-6706

Directions to CUNY School of Law (Wednesdays):
By Subway
E or M train to Court Square-23rd St.
7 train to Court Square
N and W trains to Queensboro Plaza

Via LIRR
From Woodside LIRR station, take Manhattan-bound 7 train to Court Square
From Hunter’s Point LIRR station, take Queens-bound 7 train one stop to Court Square

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Directions to Hunter’s Point Campus (Sundays):
By Subway
7 Train to Vernon Blvd/Jackson Ave
G Train to 21st Street/Van Alst

Via LIRR
Take the LIRR to Long Island City stop

Street parking is available or you can park at the MPS Parking garage located across the street from the school