Sponsored by the

NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner

Sep 13 - Nov 8



Come and check out this weekly meditation every Thursday (7:00pm - 8:30pm) during the fall season. This Meditation Series is focused on helping to alleviate stress, anxiety and bring in more focus and clarity in your life. Throughout the 13 Weeks we will be guesting speakers from all over the world, who will share their stories on how meditation has impacted their lives. These speakers cover a diverse range of topics from Colonization to Coroners, Mindful Leadership to Successful Entrepreneurs, you can learn more about each speaker and their topics below.

Come check out this weekly meditation during the fall semester that will help  alleviate stress, anxiety and bring in more focus and clarity.

The events are free and open to anyone! So come along and bring your friends and family!

We are kicking our first meditation and talk on September 13th and will be finishing up on December 13th. 

Every Thursday from 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Charles S. Hirsch Center for Forensic Sciences Auditorium

421 East 26th Street (1st Ave/FDR Drive)

Second Floor

New York, NY 10016

If you have any questions about these events please contact info@catherinescherwenka.com

13 Week Meditation Series


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Catherine Scherwenka

September 13th - The Beautiful State vs The Stressful State

Catherine is a globally recognized workshop facilitator that has led thousands of people through transformational experiences both in person as well as virtually. She incorporates a variety of modalities including yoga, meditation, spiritual guidance, and mentoring on how to live a happier, more authentic, fulfilling life. Catherine calls herself an agent of change, a magic maker, someone here on planet earth to help shift humanity back in to a state of wholeness, oneness, causeless love & joy, where people actually experience truly living vs. merely existing. 

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Aditi Rewah

September 27th - Using Mindfulness to Develop Personal Success

Aditi Rewah is a Certified Oneness Trainer and Oneness Life Coach with 19 years of experience facilitating mindfulness workshops. Her experience includes expertise in manifesting the perfect job, creating abundance, and creating overall balance in life. Aditi knows each person is on their own individual path. She connects with each person on a deep level to understand where they are in their life to help them move forward. She also believes that one should have clarity on where they are and what they are looking for to manifest the change or growth they wish to see in themselves. 


Shama Dhanani

October 4th - Healing Relationship Dynamics

Hypno Soul Coach, Meditation Trainer


Debra Diana

October 11th - The Pursuit of Purpose' Mindful Leadership and Meditation

Debra Diana is a certified life coach, facilitator, and workshop leader and committed to supporting women to develop fundamental confidence, pursue their passions and create an integrated work/life balance. Her passion is bringing women to their right level of radically abundant self-love by removing all obstacles, taking courageous action toward what they really want, connecting them to their bodies and by focusing on their truth of what brings them joy. Debra is the Director of Experiential Learning and Professional Development at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development in the Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology. In addition to her academic pursuits, she has co-authored the book, 'Real Women, Real Issues, Real Solutions' which launched in spring 2016. 

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Theresa Story

October 18th - Recovery & Meditation

Theresa has been in the food industry for 35 years, facilitating trainings in customer service, staff developing and along with her love for food she shares recipes and healthy eating choices. The last 20 years Theresa has owned a meat & cheese distribution company with her loving partner. As a a reiki master, IET level 3 healer, certified holistic health coach, Oneness Deeksha Giver/Trainer and active member of the 12 step program for 23 years, Theresa works with people by guiding and supporting them towards living holistically. Her love for helping others learn to meditate and love themselves has been one of her greatest successes.


Gale Ricketts

October 25th - The Power of Meditation to Attract Abundance & Wealth

Gale Ricketts is one of the senior instructors and teacher for North Americas for O&O, with over 12 years of spiritual experience.  She has trained directly under the mentorship of the founders, Krishnaji and Preethaji in India furthering her training at the O&O campus twice a year.  Gale is passionate about sharing the teachings and the art of bringing forth individual transformation. She leads Sunday morning meditation and teachings across North America on a video platform. She owns and operates several business including some luxury ground transportations companies servicing the world
with offices in NYC and Los Angeles.

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Margaret Nichols

November 1st - Expand Your Energy: Mindfulness for Technicolor Vitality

Margaret Nichols, spiritual teacher, speaker, thought leader. Founder of Urban Oneness. NYC Oneness Maven + internationally recognized leader. Creator of the Mystic Mastermind + Bliss. Here. Now.  Author, speaker, spiritual teacher. Awakening evolution in business + life. In 2016 Margaret launched: DIVINE FEMME: creating the new paradigm of women's leadership from the inside out. Weekend immersions + online global coachings: practically Divine + fiercely femme, ushering the rise of the Divine Feminine for modern women and conscious mamas. Margaret is the resident on-site consultant for mindfulness and meditation at the Motherhood Center in NYC.


John Fudenberg

November 8th - Meditation & Coroners

John Fudenberg is the Coroner for The Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner (CCOCME) and has been with the office since 2003.  John is a Diplomat with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI).  He is the past president of the International Association of Coroner & Medical Examiners (IAC&ME). John is also a past commissioner of the National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS), and serves as the Chairman of the Las Vegas Trauma Intervention Program (TIP).  \The Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner (CCOCME) was responsible for the fatality management of the 1 October mass shooting. The CCOCME is the agency that has managed providing mediation to the first responders in Las Vegas.

"You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you're too busy; then you should sit for an hour"

- Old Zen Saying