Mindful Awareness: A Free Meditation Program at Asia Society
Stress is one of the biggest contributors to poor health. Its effects can cause physical maladies, damage relationships, and negatively impact work performance. Mindfulness is scientifically supported as a means to reduce stress, boost the immune system, improve attention, and promote well-being.
Asia Society is pleased to welcome the public to participate in a weekly 30 minute mindful awareness meditation session, led by Dr. Patricia A. Bloom.
These free events will take place in Asia Society’s Lila Acheson Wallace Auditorium. No registration is necessary.
All sessions take place on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm.
Please note: We ask all attendees to arrive promptly. Please keep in mind these sessions are intended to be quiet and meditative. Unfortunately, once the session has started we will be unable to admit new guests.
Patricia A. Bloom, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Geriatrics at the Icahn Medical School of Mount Sinai and the former Director of Integrative Health for the Martha Stewart Center for Living at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Her main interests include the promotion of healthy aging, integrative health, stress reduction and Mind Body Medicine. She teaches meditation and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for patients and conducts stress reduction workshops for professional and workplace groups. Dr. Bloom has been listed as one of New York Magazine’s "Best Doctors" for 15 years. In 2012 she was honored by the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care for her work advancing integrative medicine in academic settings.