Mindful Connections with Jetsun Cheme
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mindful Connections is a free monthly program that offers engagement between adults living with dementia and works of art. Join Rubin Museum staff and docents for an hour of close looking, discussion, and interpretation of traditional and contemporary Himalayan art.
Mindful Connections takes place in-person at the Museum. Join us for conversation and complimentary light refreshments in the café immediately following the program.
About the Presenter
Dr. Jetsun Cheme is a traditional Tibetan medicine doctor and yoga instructor in New York. She has studied Tibetan Buddhist philosophy since she was the age of eight. She graduated from Mentsee Khang, Dharamsala, India, in 1998 with a degree in Tibetan medicine. After graduation, she made several medical tours to Nepal, Brazil, and India, serving the Tibetan Government Mentsee Khang Center for five years until 2003. She moved to the United States in 2004 and settled in New York. Since 2004, she has served the Tibetan community of New York and New Jersey as well as the local diverse community through her knowledge of traditional Tibetan medicine and yoga healing practices.
As a result of her work, she hopes to promote and bring awareness about Tibetan medicine and the rich Tibetan culture. She is passionate about benefiting others through her knowledge and experience, regardless of race, color, religion, culture, and background.
Mindful Connections is supported by the Mellon Foundation and The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.
Free with Registration
Join us for conversation and complimentary light refreshments in the café immediately following the program.