The Center for Global Spiritual Life offers a number of restorative and educational workshops available to members of the NYU community. 

Please take a look at our upcoming, in-person zone trainings that will happen in the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life (238 Thompson Street, New York, NY) Suite 491. 

Lunch will be provided!

Cultivating Beloved Community Zone

Offered to NYU students, faculty, staff.

This workshop helps you identify your own voice, gain new tools to share its power, and participate in difficult conversations with others to cultivate more belonging, care, and connection for all.

Register for an upcoming Cultivating Beloved Community workshop

  • Thursday, October 12th from 1 to 2:30 PM EST
  • Thursday October 26th from 1 to 2:30 PM EST

Faith Zone Trainings

Offered to NYU students, faculty, staff.

Faith Zone

Faith Zone is a workshop designed to promote spiritual and religious literacy and dialogue. Since its inception, the training was awarded the 2017 NASPA International, Multicultural, Gender, LGBTQ, Spirituality, Disability, and Related Excellence Award and the 2014 Inaugural Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Outstanding Spiritual Initiative Award.

Register for an upcoming Faith Zone workshop.

  • Tuesday, September 25th from 12 to 1:30 PM EST
  • Tuesday November 14th from 11 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Faith Zone 2: Faith as a Bridge

Join GSL for Faith as a Bridge. Together we’ll be empowered to build coalitions across faith traditions and find ways to turn our religious commitments into empowered moral activism.

Register for an upcoming Faith Zone II workshop.

  • Tuesday, October 17th from 11 AM to 12:30 PM EST
  • Tuesday, December 5th from 1 to 12:30 PM EST

Jewish Ally Zone

Offered to departments and students by request.

This workshop invites participants to explore the diversity of Jewish identity and practice at NYU, learn about the history of anti-Semitism and its manifestations today, and reflect on the impact of anti-Semitism on the Jewish student experience.

Register for an upcoming Jewish Ally Zone workshop.

  • Thursday, November 9th from 12 to 1:30 PM ET via Zoom 
  • Friday, November 17th from  1:30pm to 3:00pm ET via Zoom 
  • Wednesday, November 29th from 10am to 11:30am ET via Zoom 

Living on Purpose: Mindful Life Skills

Offered to NYU students, faculty, staff.

Join us for a conversation with the Center for Global Spiritual Life on the benefits of mindfulness, meditation, and integrating a continuum of care into our well-being practices. This training empowers you to utilize tools for self-regulation to foster curiosity, empathy, connection, and groundedness in your daily life.

Through contemplative practices, you will assess how you, as an individual, contribute to personal and collective well-being!

Register for an upcoming Living on Purpose workshop.

  • Wednesday, November 8th from 12 to 1:30 PM EST 
  • Tuesday, December 12th from 12 to 1:30 PM EST 

Muslim Ally Zone

Offered to departments and students by request.

This presentation, offered by the Islamic Center at NYU, educates departments at NYU about the religion of Islam, understanding the challenges of Islamophobia, and most importantly, reflecting upon the Muslim student experience on campus. 

Register for an upcoming Muslim Ally Zone workshop.

  • Monday, November 13th, 1:00-2:30 PM ET via Zoom 
  • Monday, November 27th, 12:00-1:30 PM ET via Zoom