Content Tagged: children

Rodney Yee on Life as a Father

My life started over again the moment each child was born. With every birth, I was propelled into a new universe where love, commitment, responsibility and fear took on radically larger proportions. For me, I could never have imagined what an impact children would have on both my internal and external life. Yoga was essential… Read more »

Celebrating the Mothers of our UZIT Program

In celebration of Mother’s Day we wanted to give a love-filled shout-out to the mother’s of our Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program. In the three years since the launch of the UZIT Program, several of our students have had the incredible experience of learning the benefits of the eastern healing techniques not only for patient… Read more »

Supporting our May Ambassador: No Mother’s Day Campaign

This month we are proud to partner with our Ambassador, Christy Turlington Burns, to help raise awareness and inspire change for all mothers everywhere. This Mother’s Day, we invite you to align with Christy and her foundation, Every Mother Counts, as they launch a social issue campaign designed to raise awareness about the hundreds of… Read more »

This Week’s Community Highlights: Celebrating Children & Education

One of the great passions of the Urban Zen Foundation is exploring the ways in which innovative education can create real avenues toward children’s empowerment. It’s a part of Donna Karan’s heart and it is integral to the mission of the foundation. This week, our conversations with our online community skewed toward this important topic… Read more »

The UZIT Experience of Bringing Hope to Haiti

By Keely Garfield I am returning to Haiti, this time in the role of group leader for Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT), Clinical Rotation #5. As it turns out, we are an international cast of intrepids, hailing from Curacao, Argentina, Quebec, and London all by way of New York naturellement! This will prove crucial as… Read more »

The Children for Children Haiti Project

Often, our Founder Donna Karan, will speak about her vision for education; about her belief that true learning must expand beyond just reading, writing and arithmatic to include the mind, body and spirit. Children need tactile, experiential learning; they need to learn from their relationships and from diverse cultures and people groups. It is with… Read more »

This Week’s Community Highlights: Celebrating Beauty

Appreciating beauty is weaved into the fabric of the Urban Zen philosophy; we see it in the diversity of cultures, the wonder of travel, the insight of children, the path of healing and in the design our of products. This week, we were delighted to touch on the topic of beauty with our online community.

Families in Transition- Hosted by Donna Karan & Deborra-lee Furness

DATE: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 TIME: 10:00AM-5:00PM LOCATION: Urban Zen Center 711 Greenwich Street, New York City REGISTER All families deal with transition. The birth or adoption of a child, the loss and grief of a death in the family, divorce, relocation, illness or addiction, financial restructuring and so much more have a deep impact… Read more »

A UZIT Experience in Haiti

By Martin Navarrete How do you plan for a trip to Haiti on short notice? Do I have the right shoes? Is this the strongest mosquito repellent I can find? (see the Haiti Mosquito Blend below). Or is it just simply, “Am I in the proper state of mind?” The latter ultimately became the most… Read more »