Content Tagged: Spirituality

December Community Ambassador – Deepak Chopra

Dr. Chopra has been a long-time friend of Urban Zen and an immeasurable wealth of inspiration. He is a world-renowned authority in the field of mind-body healing, a best-selling author, and the founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. Heralded by Time Magazine as the “poet-prophet of alternative medicine,” he is also the host of… Read more »

Remembering 9/11

September 11th means so much to me, on so many different levels. It’s seems like yesterday. What happened has been indented into our souls. I will never forget. No one will ever forget. Everyone has a story for where they were when 9/11 happened; what they saw, how it changed them. My story is that… Read more »

This Week’s Community Highlights!

This week, the Urban Zen community pondered over the difference between our generation versus the ones which came before us. Some think we are moving too fast and technology is enforcing a more self-involved “me” mentality. Others believe there is great potential for a truly interconnected world through social media. The intersection of technology and… Read more »

A Beautiful, Soulful Evening with the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers

On Friday night the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers held a sacred evening at the Urban Zen Center and it was the most beautiful, soulful experience. For me, it was the perfect environment to meditate and think about Stephan on the 10th anniversary of his passing. At first, I wasn’t sure about having an… Read more »

The Women Are REVEALed: Fierce, Feminine, Divine

On Saturday, the Urban Zen Center was transformed into a stunning, sacred sanctuary of Divine Feminine revelations for the REVEAL 2011 conference. It was an inspirational event that brought together emerging female spiritual leaders from diverse traditions to present their wisdom and fiery new perspectives on religion, spirituality and the body to women of all… Read more »

REVEALing a Revolution

The Urban Zen Foundation could not be more excited to host REVEAL on Saturday, May 7th. REVEAL is a red-hot, soul-satisfying, woman-empowering conference that passionately tackles the subject of female spirituality and reclaims it in a way that resonates with young women. If you haven’t already purchased your ticket, we invite you to watch this… Read more »

Celebrating 2010

2010 has been an incredible year for the Urban Zen Foundation, a year marked by exciting and innovative events that will shape the development of the Foundation in the years to come. Just over a year ago, Urban Zen launched the Urban Zen Center at the Stephan Weiss Studio. In 2010, it truly began to… Read more »

Wisdom 2.0: Pondering our Disconnectedly Connected Culture

On Saturday, December 11, the Urban Zen Foundation welcomed guests into the loft space of the Stephan Weiss Studio to engage in Wisdom 2.0, a day-long workshop and evening discussion that delved into the issues of our “disconnectedly connected” culture. The event was a collaboration with Soren Gordhamer, founder of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, and… Read more »