In the Media

If you’d like to learn more about the Garrison Institute in the media, we invite you to explore this selection of recent pieces:


Igniting Action at the Intersection of Art, Ecology, and Contemplation

Press Release, April 14, 2023

The New Garrison Institute Leadership Team
Press Release, March 1, 2023

Practicing gratitude over the holidays and beyond
NY-1 Segment by George Whipple, December 22, 2022

How the Founder of Pandemic of Love Left Corporate America and Became a Full-Time Humanitarian
Oprah Daily Article featuring Garrison Institute Fellow Shelly Tygielski, December 7, 2022

Garrison Institute Launches Compassionate Leadership in Finance (CLIF)
Press Release, August 26, 2022

Health Care Workers Risk Burnout. How Will They Get the Help They Need?
Newsweek Op-Ed by Diana Calthorpe Rose and Sharon Salzberg, February 10, 2021

Garrison Institute Names Directors
Article in The Highlands Current, October 13, 2020

Two New Directors Join The Garrison Institute’s Senior Team
Press Release by Stephen Kent. October 5, 2020

Seeking Solace: Attendance Is Up At This New York Meditative Retreat In Garrison                       An Article by Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy. LoHud, September 10, 2020

“To Survive, We Needed Quarantine. To Thrive, We Need Sanctuary”                                              An Op-Ed by Garrison Institute CEO Jonathan Wiesner. Newsweek, May 26, 2020

More Articles:

Where Science, Mindfulness, and Social Justice Intersect with Garrison Institute Fellow Dr. Sará King, February 26, 2021

“Healthcare Reimagined”
Chronogram, July 1, 2020

“Deeper In Prayer”
The Highlands Current, November 2, 2019

“Silent Meditation Retreats: Are You Up For The Challenge?”
The Wall Street Journal, May 29, 2019

“Five Questions: Rhonda Magee”
The Highlands Current, September 28, 2018

“A Meditation on Interconnection, with Sharon Salzberg”
Lion’s Roar, January 2, 2018

“The Garrison Institute Honors Leaders in Social Change”
Spoke, SiriusXM Radio, December 11, 2017

“Meredith Monk at the Garrison Institute”
Chronogram, December 2017

“There’s Lots of Social-Emotional Support for Students, but Not for Teachers. Here Are Some Programs Looking to Change That”
The74, November 7, 2017

“The Power of Real Love: A Conversation with Sharon Salzberg and bell hooks”
Lion’s Roar, November 4, 2017

“The Untold Story of America’s Mindfulness Movement”
Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, September 26, 2017

“Cultivating Mindfulness for Educators Using Resources from The New York Times”
The New York Times, September 7, 2017

“Loving Awareness, Wisdom and Compassion in Tough Times”
Chronogram, August 2017

“Humanitarian Relief: The Contemplative-Based Resilience Project is Using Meditation to Help Aid Workers Stave Off Burnout”
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer 2017

“Meditation Retreats in the Hudson Valley”
The Journal News, May 19, 2017

“A New Retreat for These Times”
Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2017

“When Teachers Get Mindfulness Training, Students Win”
Greater Good Science Center blog, February 23, 2017

“The Real Bottom Line: Good Work Institute”
Chronogram, January 1, 2017

“Teachers Are Stressed, And That Should Stress Us All”
NPR, December 30, 2016

“Rilke’s Book of Hours as Portent and Guide”
Tricycle, December 27, 2016

“Mindfulness Training for Syrian Refugee Aid Workers”, December 14, 2016

“Poets to Lead Workshop”
The Highland Current, December 8, 2016

“Imagining Your Voice on the Page”
Chronogram, December 2016

“MindFULLness: Timeless Wisdom meets Modern Neuroscience”
The Huffington Post, November 3, 2016

“Compassion: Frank Ostaseski”
Spirituality & Health, November 1, 2016

“A Few Thoughts on Dying”
The Highlands Current, October 17, 2016

“Music of the Street”
The Highlands Current, October 15, 2016

“Extraordinary Measures”
Chronogram, October 2016

When Teachers Breathe, Students Can Bloom
NPR blog, August 19, 2016

Weekend Retreat Features Local Practitioners 
The Highlands Current, July 22, 2016

Facing Down “Environmental Grief”
Scientific American, July 21, 2016

20 Yoga Do-Gooders Who Are Changing the World 
YogaNonymous, June 23, 2016

Why Play with Koans: An Interview with John Tarrant
Spirituality & Health, May/June 2016

Care for the Caregivers: The Importance of Self-Compassion
On Being, May 28, 2016

Study: Teacher Stress Reduction Leads to Instructional Improvement
Education Week, May 4, 2016

Put Back Chemistry in Your Connection
LinkedIn, May 3, 2016

Curry Study: Reducing Teachers’ Stress Leads to Higher-Quality Classrooms
UVA Today, May 2, 2016

Connection: The Key to High Performance Leadership
LinkedIn, April 21, 2016

A Hidden Force That Connects Us
The Huffington Post, April 19, 2016

Our Health Nut Attends a Silent Retreat
Better Homes and Garden, April 2016

Dying as a Spiritual Practice: An Interview with BJ Miller
Spirituality & Health, April 1, 2016

‘Mindfulness’ Defuses Stress in Classroom and Teaching
Student Science, March 29, 2016

The Interreligious Wisdom of Aging: Q&A with Thomas Ryan, C.S.P.
America, March 23, 2016

Not Written in Stone: An Interview with Rabbi Rachel Cowan
Spirituality & Health, March-April 2016

Norman Fischer on “The Wisdom of Aging with Grace”
Lion’s Roar blog, March 9, 2016

LGBTQ Buddhist Meditation Retreat at Garrison Institute is Your Chance for Revival and Reflection, March 2, 2016

Sing, Act, Dance, Heal: Creative Arts Therapy Can Open New Pathways of Wellness, Connection, and Joy
Chronogram, March 1, 2016

Create a Safe Place for All Your Emotions: An Interview with Josh Korda
Spirituality & Health, January/February 2016

Shhh: 6 Silent Meditation Retreats
MetroSource, February 2016

Self-Care for Caregivers
The Caregiver’s Voice, January 28, 2016

Death as a Spiritual Experience
Tricycle blog, January 27, 2016

Helping So Much It Hurts
Wanderlust, January 11, 2016

Emotional Hygiene: An Interview with Dan Goleman
Spirituality & Health, November/December 2015

Sharon Salzberg on Mindfulness: Simple Ways to Be in the Present Moment
Natural Awakenings, December 2015

Releasing the Barriers to Love: An Interview with Tara Brach
Psychology Today, November 24, 2015

“Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections”
Wall Street Journal, June 2015