Emily Herzlin

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Joined: 08/24/2010
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Emily began practicing mindfulness meditation in 2003 to help her cope with chronic illness. She has been a student at the Interdependence Project (IDP) since 2005, and is also a graduate of IDP's Yearlong Immersion and Instructor Training Program. She continues to teach mindfulness and writing workshops and retreats at IDP.

Emily trained in MBSR at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness. She attended the MBSR Teacher Development Intensive in November 2013 and the Nine-Day Practicum in MBSR in July 2013. She has been teaching mindfulness meditation since 2011 (Columbia University, The Interdependence Project, Adelphi University, Art House Astoria, Mission to (dit)Mars, GreenspaceNYC, and the Astoria Bookshop.) A resident of Astoria, Queens, Emily leads regular mindfulness meditation classes in her neighborhood.

Emily Herzlin is a writer and editor with a particular love for memoir, poetry, and playwriting. She received her MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Columbia University in 2012, and attended the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University in 2012. Emily is interested in the role of mindfulness in the creative process, and teaches mindfulness workshops for writers at the Interdependence Project and other arts organizations in NYC. Publications include USA Today, The Island Review, Shambhala Publications The Under 35 Project, The Women’s International Perspective, and Crescendo City.


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