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Desert Insight Meditation Offerings and Schedule

With Community Dharma Leader Lhasha Tizer

Monday Morning Buddhist Book Study Group: 10:00- 11:30 am. This group consists of students who commit to participating in the book group for the entire length of the book. Each class begins with 30 minutes of partially guided and silent meditation begins at 10:00 am. Talks are offered by the teacher, group discussion, and mindful inquiry. This group opens to new participants whenever a new book is begun.   

Current Book: Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness

Wednesday Evening Sitting Group: 6:30- 8:30 pm. We will come together weekly to meditate, share Dharma talks, have group discussions, and practice mindful inquiry. This weekly group is open to all who are beginner meditators, intermediate students or those who have practiced for a long period of time. All are welcome to participate as often as you wish and feel free to drop in as it suits your liking. The topic of each week’s group will vary and will always be related to Buddhist teachings.

Basic Meditation Instructions

Lhasha Tizer, MS - has been studying, practicing and teaching mindfulness meditation and Buddhist Studies for over 35 years. She began practicing in the Insight Meditation tradition 19 years ago.

She is a graduate of The Community Dharma Leader Program IV through Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She teaches weekly class series in Introduction to Mindfulness, and the 4 Foundation of Mindfulness; The 4 Noble Truths; The 4 Brahma Viharas, The Noble 8 Fold Path; The Essential teachings of Insight Meditation; The Ten Perfections/ Paramis; The 5 Hindrances and other individual classes related to the above subjects.

In addition, she facilitates a weekly Book Study Group. Lhasha teaches silent daylong practice days and weekend retreats such as “Tucson Mindfulness in Nature Retreat”. She has also co-facilitated a monthly group in working with pain and difficult emotions. She co-teaches workshops in Wise Speech, and Compassionate Communication.

Lhasha also guides, consults and provides instruction privately to individuals in mindful living, meditation practices, and mindful inquiry and uses the tools of Somatic Experiencing when working with clients.

She is a teacher at Desert Insight Meditation and has been teaching at Tucson Community meditation Center since 2000 and in 2005 began teaching under the guidance of Anna Douglas, co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center.

Her web site is: www.themindfulnesspath.com

You may contact Lhasha at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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