News

  • UZIT impact at Wexner Heritage Village

    While at the Wexner Heritage Village Urban Zen had over 300 documented visits, treating the staff, patients, family, residents and others for PANIC (Pain, Anxiety, Nausea, Insomnia, and Constipation). During these visits Clinical Documentation Forms were collected for every visit, and on average the pain levels decreased per session. The Individuals undergoing an Urban Zen Integrative… Read more »

  • Travel Log: Haiti

        by GILLIAN CILIBRASIDirector UZIT Program January 2015   On our recent trip to Haiti we were asked, “Why provide yoga for orphans when we can’t feed them?” It’s a logical question when one has to prioritize funding. The more I pondered this through our visits to orphanages, schools and hospitals, the more I… Read more »

  • Summer Solstice in Times Square

        Thank you to everyone who attended Summer Solstice in Times Square this year. Hope you have found the calm in the chaos. We appreciate all the donations to Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program (UZIT). Many thanks to The Times Square Alliance and our UZIT Directors Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee for making… Read more »

  • UZIT Lori Guth Moffett at TEDx

    We were thrilled to see one of our Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program graduates, now one of our Urban Zen instructors, Lori Guth Moffett, giving a presentation at TEDxColumbus. Lori has been a registered yoga teacher and reiki master for ten years, and completed our inaugural UZIT program in 2009 . She currently teaches classes… Read more »

  • My Experience with the 10 Day Detox Diet

    “Nothing dims your light more than the doing of things again and again that are no longer serving you.” – Rodney Yee One of the most valuable things I’ve gained from my meditation practice is the ability to notice what is happening in the present moment. In January, it was this noticing that alerted me… Read more »

  • VOICE OF THE UZIT: Above All, Bearing Witness

    There was an edge of anticipation for the second 5-day Urban Zen training that was palpable as we walked into the room. It was a mix of excitement for being together again, mixed with the anxiety of being assessed and tested on our learning over the past four months. The teachers and mentors guided us through… Read more »

  • UZIT NEWS: Wexner Heritage Village Chair’s Award

    We are honored to share that Wexner Heritage Village, one of our partners in the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program, has received a $25,000 grant from the Alice and Robert Estrich Fund of The Columbus Foundation to support the expansion of Urban Zen Integrative Therapy at Zusman Hospice. See below, a statement by the Wexner Heritage Village Board… Read more »

  • VOICE OF THE UZIT: Stories of Calm and Ease

    Successes are being shared and celebrated. With the 5-day Urban Zen Integrative Therapist Training and 14 weeks of study and practice under our belts, we are now practicing Urban Zen protocols with friends and family. Students already working in health care settings are practicing with patients. The stories are being shared on our Facebook page, on… Read more »