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BCA  MINDFULNESS CENTER

Welcome to the BCA Mindfulness Center, a Meditation Center created in a Brooklyn High School.
Here, we combine Mindfulness Based Stress Interventions (MBIs)  to promote community wellness. Explore our site to learn more about our community, our services, our team, and so much more.
Join us at BCA Mindfulness Center to experience transformation through mindful practice.

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ABOUT OUR CENTER

BCA's Mindfulness Center is a newly renovated space launched by a 10K Mental Health by Design in Schools Award, a project identified through the new mental health initiative of the NYC Fund for Public Health, DOHMH http://www.fphnyc.org/. The center’s custom design was sponsored by Homepolish https://www.homepolish.com/. The mindful curriculum and programming is researched, designed and implemented in a BCA/Brooklyn College faculty collaboration.

 
 

PARTNERSHIPS

BCA Mindfulness Team Members (Mindful student ambassadors, faculty, counseling and administration) are passionate in their commitment, working with NYC DOHMH and Brooklyn College to benefit students’ in their focus, engagement and self regulation, as well as their ability to express empathy and compassion essential to
success in academic, career and everyday life.

EARLY COLLEGE ADVISORY

Monday's 10:20 and 11:00 am

This class facilitated by BCA Mindful Educators and invited guests is based on the belief that intellectual and emotional health are interrelated.

BCA Mindfulness Center classes attempt to coordinate awareness of breathe and body, improve focus and concentration, and help participants embody mindfulness in everyday life.

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

Bimonthly Monday's 2:00pm

Among its many benefits, this short guided practice helps participants to improve awareness, empathy and loving kindness.

Those who have tried this practice have described feeling more relaxed and less distracted by, and attached to their thoughts, demonstrating an enhanced ability to remain present to "what is" essential for coexistence.

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL TEACHING | LEARNING

Mindfulness Training

BCA mindfulness training is currently in session following a visit from FLONYC. 


Chirlane McCray recently stated, “It’s so important to reclaim time for mental health,” highlighting the need for exemplary models for student social emotional learning and wellness in schools, as noted in Huffington Post  getsmall.link/f91a7af3

 

"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do"

Rumi

 
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BCA MINDFULNESS CLUB

Something for Everyone

BCA Mindfulness Club is more than just a place to learn about well-being — it’s a dedicated community. Check out what’s going on this semester and join us for one of our upcoming events or workshops. Take a chance and challenge yourself by signing up for something new. We guarantee you’ll come away with an empowering experience and a resilient feeling.

 

INITIAL EXPLORATION

SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER

  1. Emotions/Punching Bag

  2. Response vs. Reaction

  3. Not Just Me - But Us 

  4. Thoughts

  5. Fairy Tale Ogre

    Student Testimony Below

UNCOVERING HAPPINESS

DECEMBER- FEBRUARY

6. Pleasant/Unpleasant 

7. Mindful Eating

8. Trees in a Forest. Connections

9. Past/Present/Future 
10. Breath 3 - and more

   Student Testimony Below

Meditation Class

BEING AT PEACE

MARCH - MAY

11. Guest House Poem. 

12. Soaking in the Good.

13. Judgment.
14. Mindful Walking
15. Heartfulness for Oneself

   Student Testimony Below

CONTACT US

350 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11218, USA

718-853-6184

 

Mindful Practices

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