Content Tagged: Women

Women, Creation and Production: A Haitian Celebration

This week, our Founder Donna Karan is off to Haiti. Among many exciting events and happenings, Donna will be participating in the Annual Women, Creation and Production Trade show, which is organized by “Voix Essencielle” -Femmes en Democratie, a Haitian nonprofit organization. This international trade show promotes Haiti’s creativity by offering a platform for Haitian… Read more »

Twitter Party with Elizabeth Lesser, Co-Founder of the Omega Institute

DATE: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 TIME: 11AM-11:30AM EST LOCATION: Twitter Ask Elizabeth: Live Q & A with the Inspirational Co-Founder of the Omega Institute For more than 35 years Elizabeth has worked with leading figures in the fields of healing—healing self and healing society. This experience has cultivated within her an immense wealth of wisdom… 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 »

Dr. Christiane Northrup on Letting Food Inspire

“Food is the most intimate thing you can buy…Unlike clothes and shoes that dress the outside, food goes into your body and builds who you become.” — Ani Phyo I love this quote. It is the essence of what I mean when I talk about eating to flourish. Think about it and let it sink… Read more »

The 3rd Annual Women in the World Summit

“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” – Madeleine Albright, Women in the World Summit, 2012 Community. It’s one of the most important, most fundamental elements of the Urban Zen philosophy. We’ve seen passion amplified exponentially because of a shared commitment to create change and we’ve seen innovative… Read more »

March Ambassador – Christiane Northrup, M.D.

Urban Zen is delighted to have Christiane Northrup, M.D, as our ambassador for the month of March. In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we couldn’t think of anyone more fitting than Dr. Northrup to collaborate with as we come together and center our thoughts and energies around the collective community of… Read more »

This Week’s Community Highlights:

“Women cannot be half the population and a special interest group.” A provocative statement tweeted by @TEDxWomen that captures the essence of one of this week’s most lively, thoughtful and heartfelt online conversation. We were thrilled to attend the #TEDxWomen event happening at the @PaleyCenter in New York and we were completely stimulated by the… Read more »

#FF Follow Our Winners for the 2011 WIE Symposium!

Since we announced the winners of the WIE Symposium contest, these lovely ladies have become key members of our online community. They share their beliefs and values as well as engage with others with thoughtfulness and kindness. It warms our hearts that we have selected the right kind of young women to be representing us… Read more »

The 8th Annual Wayuu Taya Gala: A Spirited Celebration

On Monday evening, the 8th Annual Wayuu Taya Fundraising Gala was held at the Urban Zen Center. For any of you who aren’t familiar, The Wayuu Taya Foundation is a remarkable organization that is working to improve the lives of Latin-American indigenous communities while preserving their traditions, culture and beliefs – in essence it’s a… Read more »

The Outstanding Act of Motherhood

Motherhood. Such a big and beautiful job. With Mothers Day just around the corner, we wanted to take a moment and celebrate mothers with you. At Urban Zen, we look at mothers and motherhood through a very big lens, a wise lesson we learned from our founder, Donna Karan. In a recent Huffington Post article,… Read more »