Mondays 6:30 - 7:30 PM - Mindfulness Class - led by Kaishin Ashley
The Monday Night Mindfulness class consists of guided mindfulness practice suitable for beginners, followed by an optional Q&A session. The meditation techniques follow the system developed by Shinzen Young. No registration is required. A fee of $3 - $5 is suggested to help pay for use of the facility, but nobody will be turned away for inability to pay. Beginners who need help with sitting posture options should arrive a few minutes early. Monday Night Details
Mondays 7:30 - 8:45 PM - Under 30 (ish) Meditation Group
This weekly meditation group is for younger people, under, or kinda close to, 30 years old.
Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM - Desert Insight Meditation - Buddhist Book Group - led by Lhasha Tizer
Classes include meditation, group discussion, dharma talks & book readings. This group opens to new participants whenever a new book is begun. Next group starts on May 9, 2017. Meets in large meditation hall. Book Group Details
Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:10 PM - Meditative Yoga led by Rebecca
Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM - Insight Meditation Class - led by Lhasha Tizer
This class teaches insight meditation it consists of a dharma talk, Q&A, meditation, and mindful inquiry.
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 or 8:00 PM - Mindfulness and Loving Kindness - led by Chuong Tran
This approach to meditation is based on " The Five Ways " of Shinzen Young, which encourages the practice of creativity and Love. All are welcome. Meets in small meditation hall. Wednesday Mindfulness and Loving Kindness Details
Thursdays 6:15 - 7:30 PM - Meditatative Awareness: Becoming Flow. Sept. 28 - Nov. 9th, 2017 with Bonnie Colby
With meditative awareness, “ordinary” experiences of seeing, hearing, moving & breathing become gateways to extraordinary depth and connection. We participate in the flow of “all that is”, that which courses in our veins and which turns the galaxies. Our meditations give us energy and inspiration to navigate challenges, thrive, explore and serve. This class will meet in the smaller meditation hall in the back. Additional Information
Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30 PM - Developing Tranquility, Insight and Happiness Through Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life - led by Nick Van Kleeck
From October 5-26, 2017 Nick and Blake will be offering a four week class entitled Mastering the Art of Meditation. This will take the place of this class for those four weeks. More info HERE. If you don't want to participate in the full class, you may just attend the guided meditation at the beginning of the class.
Find more peace, ease, and happiness. Develop powerful concentration skills. Become part of a community of dedicated practicioners. Develop a deeper connection with others and world. Learn to be content regardless of external conditions. This class will meet in the large meditation hall in the front. Class Details
Friday 6:45 - 7:30 AM - Silent Meditation - led by Nick Van Kleeck
Start your Friday off with a silent meditation.
Sunday 8:30 - 9:00, 9:00 - 9:30 and 9:30 - 10:00 AM Silent Meditation - led by Kaishin Ashley
You may attend one of these silent sits or all three. Please arrive at the beginning of the sit in which you wish to participate. These sits may meet in the back meditation hall if another event is going on the main meditation hall. Please look for the sign near the front door to direct you. If there is no sign you can assume that it is in main meditation hall.