Content Tagged: Urban Zen Integrative Therapy

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy at the Yoga Journal Conference

This past Sunday, April 7th, the co-directors of the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program, Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman, led a restorative Urban Zen Integrative Therapy class for more than 175 yogis at the Yoga Journal Conference in New York City. With the intention of providing an embodied UZIT experience, the participants were led through… Read more »

The Storm has Passed, Now for the Calm

Give yourself the opportunity to restore and to give to others from a place of clarity. Please join us on Saturday, November 10th at YogaWorks Soho for an Urban Zen Integrative Therapy class.  All proceeds will benefit New York Cares.

Supporting Father Rick at NPH Saint Damien’s Hospital, Haiti

by Janera Soerel Father Rick. He is American—from Connecticut, in his 50s, tall, fit, and very handsome, with neatly trimmed hair. Wearing khaki pants, sneakers, a snugly fitting t-shirt with a leather string tied around his neck, from which a wooden cross dangled, he was polite when we were introduced, but his eyes darted away… Read more »

A Gift to the Community

by Luana DeAngelis-Halpern, Founder/President of You Can Thrive! You Can Thrive! provides a weekly forum for community members to volunteer to help their neighbors with breast cancer receive access to integrative care, “when they need it most and can afford it least”. The Grand Re-opening event on December 4th, 2011 saw a partnering with the… Read more »

UZIT Program: Yoga Therapy with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee

“This weekend is for you to fill up. Nothing is a problem. Don’t be afraid of looking foolish. We welcome your questions. You are significant.” These were the words of wisdom and encouragement offered by Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee as they led our Urban Zen Integrative Therapy students through a grounding yoga practice… Read more »

Thriving After Breast Cancer

The thing about breast cancer – it’s so close to the heart. And it has definitely felt that way to me. I have lost too many very important people in my life because of it. This isn’t a disease that just happens to the individual – it touches all of us. In our Urban Zen… Read more »

This Week’s Community Highlights!

This week, conversations with @Urban_Zen spanned the whole spectrum of our initiatives. We asked our members if there was a time when they responded with understanding rather than with anger. @thepathtochange learned about empathy from his experience witnessing mistreatment of the mentally ill. @sunnycoastbb shared with us her painful experience with an abusive partner, learning… 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 »