Announcing Our New CBR Director, Christa M. Tinari

The Garrison Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Christa Tinari as the new Director of our Contemplative-Based Resiliency Program.

“We are very excited to welcome Christa to the Institute and to our team,” says Brian Gallagher, Interim Executive Director. “She brings a wealth of experience regarding the science of contemplation in the service of human well-being, and is the ideal leader to grow and deepen the impact of our CBR Program.”

Re-committing Ourselves to the Land

A powerful experience in the Colorado mountains helped guide Tony Cisneros, our new Pathways to Planetary Health program director

Seeking Solace: Attendance is up at this New York meditative retreat in Garrison

The Garrison Institute has been gradually re-opening to physically distanced in-person retreats.  Participants of recent retreats including Compassion Meditation for an Aching World – A Dharma Gates Retreat with Miles Bukiet in July and Unplugged: A Sound and Yoga Retreat in August shared a bit about their experience in an article featured in The Journal News. The below excerpt recounts an…

Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves

The Garrison Institute Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health will host Dr. Sam Myers, MD, MPH  on Thursday, August 6 at 2:00pm EDT.  Dr. Myers is the Founding Director of Planetary Health Alliance. Garrison Institute Co-founder Jonathan F. P. Rose will interview Dr. Myers about the rise of the field of Planetary Health, as well as his new book, Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves.