Date & Time
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rhonda Magee and Sharon Salzberg
In this interview, discussion, and interactive format session, lawyer, author, mindfulness teacher and storyteller Rhonda Magee and beloved leading mindfulness and compassion teacher Sharon Salzberg will describe how embodied mindfulness and compassion practices are essential to the work of healing, peacemaking, and doing justice. Rhonda Magee will offer practices from her new book, The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness (TarcherPerigee: September 17, 2019). Come and bring a friend: all are welcome, no mindfulness experience necessary.
Note: Rhonda will be signing copies of her book after the program.
An Evening Lecture & Book Signing
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Members Free/ Nonmembers $20
New York Open Center
Rhonda V. Magee is Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco, and is an internationally-recognized thought and practice leader on integrating Mindfulness into Higher Education, Law and Social Justice and a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute. She is the current Chair of the Board of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. Professor Magee is the author of the new book The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness (TarcherPerigee: 2019).
Sharon Salzberg is a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and New York Times bestselling author. She has played a pivotal role bringing meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture since 1974. Sharon is co-founder of The Insight Meditation Society, in Barre, MA and has authored 10 books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her 2017 release, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection. Acclaimed for her down-to-earth and relatable teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. Her writing can be found on Medium, On Being, the Maria Shriver blog, and Huffington Post. Sharon is also the host of her own podcast, The Metta Hour, with 90+ episodes featuring interviews with the top leaders and voices in the meditation and mindfulness movement.