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 - 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 5:15 - 6:10 PM - Meditative Yoga led by Rebecca
Wednesdays 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 groups starts on January 6th 2016. Meets in large meditation hall. Book Group Details
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 or 8:00 PM - Mindfulness and Loving Kindness, - led by Chuong Tran - Now taught every week.
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 6:30 - 7:30 PM - Developing Tranquility, Insight and Happiness Through Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life - led by Dharma Treasure Teachers
Upasaka Culadasa will be teaching on Oct. 6th, Nov. 3rd and Dec. 1st on the topic of: Daily Life, Meditation and Dharma: A Participatory Discussion in Four Parts from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. More Info
Developing Traranquility, Insight and Happiness will be held on the Thursdays that Upasaka Culadasa is not teaching.
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
Thursdays 6:00 - 7:15 PM - This Very Life: Embodied Awakening – Starts Sept. 8th 2016. Led by Bonnie Colby and Leah Shaffer
Our ordinary experiences of seeing, hearing, feeling, moving, breathing provide a gateway to awaken to the richness of our lives. Join us in this series focusing on meditative practices to awaken a vibrant presence within, to be more grounded in our bodies and to skillfully meet the challenges life tosses our way. This class will meet in the small meditation hall in the back. Proceed through the library and down the hall. More Information
Friday 6:30 - 7:15 AM, 7:30 - 8:15 AM - Silent Meditation - led by Nick Van Kleeck
Start your Friday off with a silent meditation. You may attend one or both of these silent sits.
Sunday 8:30 - 9:00, 9:00 - 9:30 and 9:30 - 10:00 AM Silent Meditation - led by Rita Rosenberg
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.