December 7, 8:30am - 10:00am EST. Hosted at 501 Union
part of a series on Sound
About the speaker
Sara Auster is a certified Sound Therapy Practitioner and meditation teacher based in New York City. She has been a driving force in bringing sound meditation and sound therapy to contemporary culture.
Using holistic approaches to healing with the transformative power of music and sound, Sara’s carefully crafted personal instruction allows her students and clients to use sound as a tool to support, access, and cultivate deep relaxation.
Sara has been featured Billboard Magazine, The New York Times and Oprah Magazine, and was recently named as one of “50 Innovators Shaping the Future of Wellness” by Sonima. She offers sound meditation in different formats including workshops, retreats, trainings, private sessions and large-scale events all over the world.
For more information visit saraauster.com.
Together, we will start slowing down in December and celebrate the month’s theme, Sound, by tuning into our thoughts and emotions. This is a moment to digest and distill this roller coaster of a year so we can find our center and embrace all the possibilities that a new year brings.
No need to bring a yoga mat. This will be a sitting sound meditation session. Sara will start with a brief talk and then lead us into a 20 minute sitting sound meditation session.. Breakfast will be served (as always).
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501 Union is a space of subtle distinction and quiet refinement. Uniquely situated at the hub of five distinctly stylish Brooklyn neighborhoods–Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boreum Hill, Gowanus, and Park Slope–501 Union plays host to all manner of private events.
Help us help the homeless
It’s starting to turn cold out, and 60,000 New Yorkers spend each night in homeless shelters, of which 23,000 are children. At this event, we’ll be collecting winter coats and jackets for the New York Cares Coat Drive.
The Coat Drive is a city-wide effort run by New York Cares which aims to collect 125,000 coats each year and distribute them to New Yorkers who need them most in the colder months. The Coat Drive has been running for 27 years and counting, having collected and distributed 1.7 million winter coats to-date, thanks to generous New Yorkers. They’ll accept all kinds of winter coats, but keep in mind they receive twice as many requests for large men’s coats than women’s, and they’re always short of children’s coats.
Don’t have a coat to donate? Text COAT to 41444. Just $20 gets a new coat to a New Yorker in need.