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Mon 20

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

February 20 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Wed 22

FREE WEEKLY EVENING MEDITATION SESSIONS

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Thu 23

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

February 23 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Thu 23

8-WEEK MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION COURSE

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 24

8-WEEK MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION COURSE

February 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 27

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

February 27 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm

DUE TO WEATHER–

The Thursday and Friday, Feb 9 and 10 FREE ORIENTATIONS TO MBSR  have been rescheduled to Friday, Feb 17 (9:30-11:30am) in ASB 420 .

KRAME CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE STUDIES AND MINDFUL LIVING AT RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY 

The Krame Center at Ramapo College of New Jersey has partnered with the Center for Mindfulness (CFM) at UMass Medical School. CFM has been a pioneer in the mindfulness movement and in bringing Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course to tens of thousands of people. This partnership enables us to offer many new and exciting mindful programs to the greater New Jersey community.

In addition to our speaker series and 8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses, the Krame Center offers a Silent Retreat and the MBSR Fundamentals Professional Education program for future MBSR instructors, free weekly meditations, a free Introduction to Mindfulness workshop and programs for educators.


Winter/Spring Programs 2017

FREE WEEKLY MEDITATION SESSIONS

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION 8-WEEK COURSE
and free orientations
Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn

MBSR FULL DAY  SILENT RETREATS FOR MBSR GRADUATES

FREE INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP

5-DAY MINDFULNESS-BASED RESIDENTIAL SILENT RETREAT
with Center for Mindfulness UMass Medical School

LABYRINTH WALK AND OPEN MEDITATION

DEEPENING YOUR PRACTICE: OPENING THE MIND & HEART
A 5-WEEK COURSE FOR MBSR GRADUATES

TOOLS FOR COPING WITH ANXIETY WITH DR. FRANK SILEO
for Adults and older students

MINDFULNESS AND PHENOMENOLOGY CONFERENCE

SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR EDUCATORS

WORKSHOP: CREATING A MINDFUL CLASSROOM K-12 

MINDFUL FELLOWS PROGRAM FOR RAMAPO FACULTY

MINDFUL FELLOWS PROGRAM FOR OUTSIDE COLLEGE EDUCATORS

Summer Programs 2017

Free Weekly Meditation Sessions

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 8-Week course

Creating a Mindful School 2-Day Educator Retreat

MBSR Fundamentals: 9-day Residential program-5 day intensive MBSR followed by 4-day MBSR Teacher training
in collaboration with Center for Mindfulness UMass Medical School

5-Day MBSR Intensive-Mindfulness Tools

Fall Programs 2017

Free Weekly Meditation Sessions

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 8-Week Courses

Mindfulness Network for Educators

For more information, click on the above links or the Mindfulness Programs or Speaker Series tab at left or scroll below to see our 2017 calendar.

Feb. 20
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Feb. 22
05:30 pm - 06:15 pm

Come to free weekly meditations at the Krame Center. These weekly sessions will be partially guided and are for both new and experienced meditators. There will be a variety of leaders.

This event is free but requires registration to receive a parking pass.  Walk ins are welcome and can register at the session.

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Feb. 23
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Feb. 23
07:00 pm - 09:30 pm

This 8-week course was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School by Jon Kabat-Zinn taught by Carol Bowman, Ed.D. Course is on Saturdays in ASB 420, 9:30am-noon from January 14 to March 11, with March 18 as a snow day. The all day retreat is Sunday, February 26 in the York Room.

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Feb. 24
09:30 am - 12:00 pm

This 8-week course was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School by Jon Kabat-Zinn taught by Ken Verni, Psy.D.  Course is on Saturdays in ASB 420, 9:30am-noon from January 14 to March 11, with March 18 as a snow day. The all day retreat is Sunday, February 26 in the York Room.

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Feb. 27
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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March 2017
Mar. 01
05:30 pm - 06:15 pm

Come to free weekly meditations at the Krame Center. These weekly sessions will be partially guided and are for both new and experienced meditators. There will be a variety of leaders.

This event is free but requires registration to receive a parking pass.  Walk ins are welcome and can register at the session.

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Mar. 02
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Mar. 06
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Mar. 08
05:30 pm - 06:15 pm

Come to free weekly meditations at the Krame Center. These weekly sessions will be partially guided and are for both new and experienced meditators. There will be a variety of leaders.

This event is free but requires registration to receive a parking pass.  Walk ins are welcome and can register at the session.

Register Now
Mar. 09
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Mar. 12
March 12, 04:00 pm -- March 17, 12:00 pm

In collaboration with the Center for Mindfulness at UMass, this Mindfulness Meditation Retreat is an intensive, residential, teacher-led, silent meditation retreat, which emphasizes the deep understanding and practice of mindfulness meditation.

While open to all students who are willing to undergo the discipline of silent retreat, this retreat also fulfills one of the retreat prerequisites for attending the CFM’s Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-Based Professional Education and Training.

Please register here.

Mar. 13
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Mar. 15
05:30 pm - 06:15 pm

Come to free weekly meditations at the Krame Center. These weekly sessions will be partially guided and are for both new and experienced meditators. There will be a variety of leaders.

This event is free but requires registration to receive a parking pass.  Walk ins are welcome and can register at the session.

Register Now
Mar. 16
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

Register Now
Mar. 20
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

Register Now
Mar. 22
05:30 pm - 06:15 pm

Come to free weekly meditations at the Krame Center. These weekly sessions will be partially guided and are for both new and experienced meditators. There will be a variety of leaders.

This event is free but requires registration to receive a parking pass.  Walk ins are welcome and can register at the session.

Register Now
Mar. 23
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Mar. 23
04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

This workshop is open to K-12 educators and administrators who are interested in learning more about how to incorporate Contemplative Studies and Mindfulness into their classroom. This workshop provides educators with the opportunity to expand their understanding of mindfulness practices andl introduce hands-on strategies for use in the classroom.

This workshop features mindfulness in education expert, Linda Lantieri, MA, author of Building Emotional Intelligence: Practices to Cultivate Inner Resilience in Children and Director of The Inner Resilience Program. She will be giving a presentation and leading a panel of local educators who have integrated mindfulness into their classrooms. A question and answer session will follow.

This workshop is in collaboration with TMI Education. Teachers will receive 3 Professional Development credit hours for their participation.

Mar. 27
01:10 pm - 01:45 pm

Partially guided meditations on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:10pm -1:45pm  at Ramapo College in Bergen County, Northern NJ. These free weekly meditation sessions will be led by Peter Shalit. Registration is required but walk-ins are welcome and can register at the session. No experience required.

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Mar. 27
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

This 5-week MBSR graduate course is a natural next step for those who have completed an 8 week MBSR program and wish to deepen their mindfulness practice.

We will explore the common obstacles that arise during mindfulness practice and learn strategies for navigating strong emotions, thoughts and feelings. We will learn heart opening practices that enhance our capacity to respond to life’s challenges with greater awareness, kindness, compassion and ease.

In each 2-hour session we will engage in mindfulness practice, gentle movement, inquiry and discussion. Taught by Beth Sandweiss, MSW, MA LPC

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Mar. 29
10:00 am - 03:30 pm

All are all invited to join the Krame Center for a Labyrinth walk and open meditation. This event is being held in partnership with the Wellness Coalition’s “Spring Into Wellness” campus-wide event.

The labyrinth is a meditation tool, “a walking meditation.” Many people walk the labyrinth to relieve stress, find balance in their lives and as a way to focus their minds. Others walk it as a kind of body prayer and method of contemplation.

Labyrinth open from 10am-3:30pm

Yoga classes 1:45-2:30pm with Mac Soliman
2:45-3:30pm with Amie Wuchter

Meditation-open meditation and guided meditation available 10am-3;30pm

Registration is not required for this event.

Mar. 29
05:30 pm - 06:15 pm

Come to free weekly meditations at the Krame Center. These weekly sessions will be partially guided and are for both new and experienced meditators. There will be a variety of leaders.

This event is free but requires registration to receive a parking pass.  Walk ins are welcome and can register at the session.

Register Now

Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living at Ramapo College of NJ
505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ, 07430 in Bergen County
201.684.7475
mindfulness@ramapo.edu
Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living at Ramapo College of New Jersey MBSR silent retreat mindfulness-based stress reduction