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Mindful Resources

There are numerous meditation, yoga, and other mindful-based resources in upstate New York and on the web. We have listed just a few of our favorites below. Please perform an internet search to locate the resources closest to you.

Albany Shambhala Center

Part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers.

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Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts (Albany, NY)

Offering yoga, meditation, and healing arts from other traditions.

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Kundalini Yoga Albany

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

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Little Moon Tibetan Gift Shop (Albany, NY)

Fair-trade items and weekly meditation instruction in downtown Albany

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the Acupuncture Studio (Glens Falls, NY)

Acupuncture services and a weekly mindfulness meditation sitting.

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Glens Falls Area Stress Reduction Program

Offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses.

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The Lemon Tree (Glens Falls, NY)

Offers a wide range of classes and workshops, including yoga.

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Vipassana Meditation

One of India's most ancient techniques of meditation. Often referred to as 'Buddha Camp' due to the intense nature of the required silent 10-day initial course.

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Dhamma Dhara Vipassana Meditation Center, Shelburne, MA


501(c)(3) nonprofit importers and publishers of hard-to-find, out-of-print, and modern Buddhist writings.

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Insight Meditation Society

One of the oldest, and well respected, meditation societies in the US. Located in central MA.

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Mental Health Resources


University Counseling Center

Serving the UAlbany student population and located at 400 Patroon Creek Blvd, the Counseling Center offers individual and group therapy, support and psychoeducational groups, prevention and health promotion, and various services for those that have experienced a sexual assault. They can be reached at 518-442-5800

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Psychological Services Center

A community-based research and training center for the Clinical and Counseling Psychology Doctoral Programs at UAlbany. They offer therapy, career, and psychological testing services for children, adolescents, and adults at their downtown Albany location. They can be reached at 518-442-4844

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Talk to a counselor at anytime. Services available for veterans, the deaf and hard of hearing, and in Spanish. They can be reached at 1-800-273-8255

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization advocating for access to services and treatment for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

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Our Friends


The international organization for anyone interested in learning about and/or researching Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Relational Frame Theory, or Contextual Behavioral Science.

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The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a professional organization dedicated to the use and investigation of scientific, evidence-based approaches to mental health and well-being.

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Mind and Life Logo

Mind and Life is a non-profit organization that seeks to relieve human suffering and advance well-being by combining knowledge from the world's contemplative traditions with contemporary scientific inquiry.

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