Pathways To Planetary Health Forum: Filmmaker, Photographer, Author, Husk Of Time Victor Masayesva in Conversation with Co-Founder, The Garrison Institute, Jonathan F.P. Rose

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On September 10, filmmaker, video-artist and photographer Victor Masayesva of the Hopi village of Hoatvela joined chairman Jonathan F.P. Rose for the latest installment of the Garrison Institute Forum: Planetary Health Series. Since the early 1980s, Masayesva has been at the forefront of developing and propagating an indigenous aesthetic through his works, drawing praise from one scholar as being “one…

Pathways To Planetary Health Forum: Editor, Foreign Affairs Magazine, Gideon Rose in Conversation with Co-Founder, The Garrison Institute, Jonathan F.P. Rose

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  Gideon Rose has been Editor of Foreign Affairs since 2010, after serving as Managing Editor of the magazine from 2000-2010. Prior to that he was Deputy Director of Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and from 1994-1995 he served as Associate Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council.…

Mary Esther Malloy – The Healing Power Of Parenting Through Connection: Mindfulness For Birth & Parenting

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Mary Esther Malloy founded Mindful Birth NY in New York City in 2004. Since then, she has offered thousands of families an expansive, holistic approach to childbirth and parenting. She believes that a deep engagement with mindfulness for birth and parenting can be an upstream intervention with the potential to interrupt the transgenerational passage of pain. Mary Esther is honored…

Visionary Directors Join the Garrison Institute

By Kathleen Sweeney

Visionary Directors Join the Garrison Institute The Garrison Institute is pleased to welcome two dynamic members to our senior team, Dr. Angel Acosta and Lina Pasquale. Lina and Angel bring diverse backgrounds and passions to their new roles at the Institute, with inspiring plans for expanding their respective programs to reach new audiences and provide much-needed tools for resilience and…

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

By Elisabeth Preisinger

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…

Pathways To Planetary Health Forum: Sebene Selassie & Jonathan F.P. Rose

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On Wednesday, August 19 at 2:00pm EDT The Garrison Institute Forum Series on Pathways to Planetary Health continued with a conversation between Meditation Teacher and Author and Meditation Teacher Sebene Selassie and Jonathan F.P. Rose, Co-Founder of the Garrison Institute.  These interactive Forum sessions aim to expand our understanding around how each of us can play a role in supporting a regenerative, just and prosperous world,…

Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves & the World

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World-renowned meditation teacher and author, Sharon Salzberg has published a new book entitled: Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves & the World, copyright (c) 2020. The below excerpt is printed with permission from Flatiron Books. In the tradition I’ve been trained in, it’s a long-standing custom to dedicate the positive energy arising from meditation practice to others. So, in the…

Balancing Perseverance with Patience with Allan Lokos & Dr. Pilar Jennings

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In this webinar, psychoanalyst and Buddhist practitioner Dr. Pilar Jennings joins meditation teacher Allan Lokos to discuss patience and perseverance in times of change. Lokos and Dr. Jennings explain how Buddhist philosophy and practice can help us to manage the fears and anxieties of the pandemic, as well as the tumult of our current moment of global awakening to a deeper understanding of systemic injustices.