Rohan Gunatillake, creator of the buddhify app and author of Modern Mindfulness: How to Be More Relaxed, Focused, and Kind While Living in a Fast, Digital, Always-On World, talks with Nancy Colier, psychotherapist and author of The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World, about practical, real-world mindfulness techniques for anyone struggling with the invasive influence of modern technology and can’t always go to a retreat or find a calm stream to meditate next to.

Learn principles and techniques to bring awareness, composure and kindness to whatever you are doing, and gain the benefits of meditation no matter how busy, connected, mobile or digital you may be.


Brief Bios

Rohan Gunatillake is the creator of the buddhify app. Rohan is a trustee of the British Council, and, in 2012, Wired named him in their Smart List of 50 people who will change the world. He studied chemistry at Oxford. He lives in Glasgow with his wife and son.

Nancy Colier is a psychotherapist, interfaith minister, author and veteran meditator. She is the author of Inviting a Monkey to Tea: Befriending Your Mind and Discovering Lasting Contentment (Hohm Press, 2012) and The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to stay Sane in a Virtual World.

Jay Shetty is an Award-winning Online Host, Filmmaker & former monk. With over 100 million views on his viral wisdom videos and 500,000 followers across social media, Jay is now the go-to for millennial positivity, motivation and success. He lived as a monk for 3 years in India and was a Digital Evangelist for Accenture before he started making his videos. The international success of his work has seen him partner with The Huffington Post, Snapchat for International Happiness Day and BBC Radio 1.

Jay has keynoted at the world'd leading companies including Google, HSBC, Nasdaq and EY to name a few. Jay has been nominated for the Guardian Rising Star Award and Forbes 30 Under 30.

His mission is simple, sharing powerful messages at the pace we want entertainment and making wisdom go viral.

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  • Modern Mindfulness: How to Be Relaxed, Focused and Kind in an Always-On World

    Date: Mon, Jan 30, 2017, 6:30 pm

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Venue: Classroom

    Price: from $25.00

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