News & Posts

Dr. Kamilah Majied Joins CMind Leadership Team

December 1, 2020

Dr. Majied will assist the CMind commitment to increasing diversity, equity and inclusion in contemplative practice and education.

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2021 Board Leadership

Announcing New Board Members and Leadership

December 1, 2020

Welcome Dr. Michelle Chatman and Dr. Lenwood Hayman as President and Vice-President of the CMind Board, and new board members Dr. Vaishali Mamgain and Dr. Rick Chess.

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Breathwork for Healing Racial Trauma: a Contemplative-Based Research Journey

November 14, 2020

This webinar with Dr. Angel Acosta and Zishan Jiwani explores a study of a community breathwork series that aimed to provide people with a virtual space to heal from and wrestle with racial trauma.

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BIPOC Retreat with Veta Goler, Online, Nov. 14

October 28, 2020

The first retreat in a three-part series, focusing on various forms of meditation to help you connect with the goodness that is at the core of your being. Through silent meditation, reflection, listening, and journaling, we will be able to turn within and access inner truth and beauty, wisdom and strength.

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A Workshop for White People Working for Racial Justice

October 28, 2020

An interactive workshop with Beth Berila, offering tools white people can use when talking with other white people about racism in a way that supports anti-racist transformation. We will address common defensive reactions of white fragility and offer specific strategies for successfully engaging those conversations.

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Critical Social Mindfulness: Foundations and Emergent Practices for a New Mindful Deal

October 14, 2020

David Forbes will offer critique and discussion of mindfulness practices, particularly in K-12 contexts, that risk adjusting students to social inequities rather than working together to mindfully identify, resist, challenge, and transform them.

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Embodied Leadership for Administrators: Online Workshop, 11/6/20

October 14, 2020

Join Anita Chari and Angelica Singh as we explore the fundamentals of embodied leadership to support you in a time of overwhelm and re-connect you to your sense of purpose as an academic leader.

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Workshop: Becoming a Contemplative Change Agent for Your Organization

October 14, 2020

On October 28th, learn tools and perspectives arising from organizational change and community engagement leadership; share stories and expertise; and develop an action plan for infusing contemplative practices into your organization. Facilitated by Dr. Michael Kimball.

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Oct. 19th: Mindful Leadership Workshop with Melissa Carter

October 7, 2020

Right now, in a time where our world is being propelled into divisiveness, isolation, loneliness and turmoil, our practices are more important than ever. Join Melissa Carter, Interim Senior Director of Global Spiritual Life and MindfulNYU at New York University, for a 3-hour interactive skill-building workshop and discussion.

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Music for Healing and Balance

September 22, 2020

Educator and musician Reginald Cyntje discusses and demonstrates how he uses music in the classroom and on the stage as a tool for healing, balance, and activism. 

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