The Shinnyo Center for Meditation and Well-being cooperates and coordinates with a wide variety of neighborhood and Manhattan-based organizations. The Shinnyo Center co-sponsors programming at the Center and at other locations; the Center staff provides support to community wellness and social service events and educational campaigns; and the Center opens its doors for use by other organizations that share the Center’s overall mission and sensibility.
Bryant Park Business Improvement District and the Garment District Alliance
The Shinnyo Center for Meditation and Well-being cooperates with its neighborhood business improvement districts — the New York City public-private partnerships that provide services and enhance quality of life for neighborhood residents, workers, and businesses. The Center has provided walking meditation at Bryant Park and along Broadway and cooperates in neighborhood outreach and public art events.
CUNY / SUNY
The Shinnyo Center for Meditation and Well-being coordinates with a variety of campuses of the City University of New York and State University of New York in supporting wellness and health initiatives and periodically offers complimentary or discounted fees for CUNY and SUNY students and staff.
MassBliss Mindfulness Laboratory
Shinnyo Center meditation guides and the Shinnyo Jazz Meditation Ensemble were featured at the August 2015 MassBliss Arts & Awareness Festival in the Berkshire Mountains.
The Shinnyo Center and Tricycle Magazine co-sponsor events, including the six-part lecture and symposium series, “What’s Enough?” during winter 2014 and spring 2015. “What’s Enough?” attracted world-class experts in secular and Buddhist meditation, psychiatrists, sports coaches, media personalities, and business leaders.