Workshops

Radiating Goodwill: Lovingkindness Meditation Practice Day, CC 5/20

1:30 – 4:30 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt

Meditation: Tools for Awakening Courage, Faith, and Compassion, CC 2/25

With Sharon Salzberg
in the Conference Center at 308 Page Street
Saturday, February 25, 1:30 – 4:30 pm

The Pearl in the Dragon's Mouth: Zen Teachings on Impermanence, Loss, and Death, CC 4/1

10 am – 6 pm
With Dojin Sarah Emerson and Hondo Dave Rutschman

Finding Ease: A Zen and Mindfulness Approach to Anxiety, City Center

Sunday, March 12, 9 am – 5 pm
With Paul Irving and Kanzan David Zimmerman
CE credits available

An Introduction to Zen Practice and Meditation for the Deaf Community and Allies, CC 2/17-19

With Rev. Keith Baker and Rev. Oshin Jennings
February 17, 7:30 pm – February 19, 12:30 pm

An introduction to Zen Practice, Meditation, and Concepts for the Deaf, Interpreters, and other users of American Sign Language.

Embracing Change: Zen and the Art of Creating a Life You Want, CC 3/4

9:30 am – 3:30 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt

Living in Harmony with Nature - Self-care for the Spring Season, CC 3/11

With Dr. Lucy Xiao
in the City Center dining room
Saturday, March 11, 1:30 – 5 pm

Heavenly Essence Qigong for Extraordinary Health, CC 5/13

Qigong (Chi Kung), widely known for its healing effects and spiritual empowerment, combines movement, meditation, and breathing to regulate and enhance the flow of the body’s Qi or vital energy, strengthen the immune system, and calm the mind. This full-day workshop will introduce you to some basic Qigong principals and the three fundamental Heavenly Essence Qigong dynamic exercises for healing and health maintenance.

When Blossoms Fall: Zen Rituals for Death and Dying, CC 6/17

With Jennifer Block and Jisan Tova Green
Saturday, June 17, 1:30 - 5:30 pm
in the Buddha Hall at City Center

Yin and Zen: Cultivating Ease in Both the Body and Mind, CC 11/19

1 - 4 pm
With Lisa Marie and Arlene Lueck

Meditation in Recovery Daylong Retreats at City Center

10 am – 5 pm
With two senior practitioners who are members of the Meditation in Recovery Steering Committee: Cynthia K, Steven T, Tim W, Tom B, Patsy C, and Tom H.

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 10/13

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 11/17

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation in Recovery Daylong Retreat at City Center, 11/6

10 am – 5 pm
With Ryotan Cynthia Kear

Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion, CC 11/19

9 am – 5 pm
With Paul Irving and Kanzan David Zimmerman
CE credits available

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 1/6

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 2/3

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Training Practice Day, CC 4/30

9 am – 3 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 3/10

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Love: The Open Door to Big Mind, CC 12/10

10 am – 4:30 pm
A day of teachings with David Richo, PhD, MFT, and Shosan Victoria Austin
CE credits available

Meditation Training Practice Day, CC 1/29

9 am – 3 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt

Geared towards graduates of Meditation Training in Four Short Weeks (class).

Unplug and Recharge: Living Mindfully in the Digital Age, CC 10/9

10 am to 4 pm
With Zachary Smith and Djinn Gallagher

Moon Viewing: A How-To Haiku Workshop, CC 12/18

1 – 4 pm
With Gary Gach and Rita Cummings

Meditation in Recovery Daylong Retreat at City Center, 4/9

10 am – 5 pm

All Meditation in Recovery retreats are led by two senior practitioners who are also members of the Meditation in Recovery Steering Committee. The Steering Committee members are: Cynthia K, Steven T, Tim W, Tom B, Patsy C and Tom H.

Meditation in Recovery Daylong Retreat at City Center, 8/13

10 am – 5 pm

All Meditation in Recovery retreats are led by two senior practitioners who are also members of the Meditation in Recovery Steering Committee. The Steering Committee members are: Cynthia K, Steven T, Tim W, Tom B, Patsy C and Tom H.

Meditation in Recovery Daylong Retreat at City Center, 9/24


All Meditation in Recovery retreats are led by two senior practitioners who are also members of the Meditation in Recovery Steering Committee. The Steering Committee members are: Cynthia K, Steven T, Tim W, Tom B, Patsy C and Tom H.

Finding Ease: A Zen and Mindfulness Approach to Anxiety, CC 3/12

9 am - 5 pm
With Paul Irving and Kanzan David Zimmerman
CE credits available

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 4/14

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Heart of the Brush, CC 3/12

9:30 am – 4:30 pm
With Kazuaki Tanahashi

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 5/12

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Training Practice Day, CC 11/20

9 am – 3 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt

Geared towards graduates of Meditation Training in Four Short Weeks (class).

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 6/16

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 7/7

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 9/8

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 10/7

4 - 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™

One Friday a month, 4 – 5:30 pm
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Posture Fridays: Yoga Practices for Sitters™, CC 11/11

4 – 5:30 pm, one Friday a month
With Shosan Victoria Austin

Meditation Training Practice Day

Select Saturdays/Sundays, 9 am – 3 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt.
All who have a sitting practice are welcome.

Warm Hearts in Autumn: A Day to Write and Reflect, CC 10/30

10 am – 4 pm
With Cynthia Cummins and Laurie Senauke

Meditation in Japanese Rinzai Zen, CC 11/19

1 – 3 pm
With Rev. Dr. Masaki Matsubara