Workshops

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.

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

9 am – 5 pm
With Paul Irving and Lisa Hoffman in January and April
With Paul Irving and Kanzan David Zimmerman in November
CE credits available

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

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

Meditation Training Practice Day, CC 2/4

9 am – 3 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt

Meditation Training Practice Day, CC 4/29

9 am – 3 pm
With Keiryu Liên Shutt

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

Meditation in Recovery Daylong Retreat, CC 4/1

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.

Meditation in Recovery Daylong Retreat, CC 10/21

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 1/13

9 am – 5 pm
With Paul Irving and Lisa Hoffman
CE credits available

Heart of the Brush, CC

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

Meditation Training Practice Day

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

Qigong for Health, CC

With Dr. Liping Zhu, DAOM L.Ac.
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 Dining Room at City Center

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.

Genzo-e Retreat 2017 with Rev. Shohaku Okumura, CC 8/11 – 8/18

Friday, August 11, 7:30 pm – Friday, August 18, noon

Genzo-e is a meditation and study retreat designed to allow for a deep investigation of the teachings of Dogen Zenji, the 13th-century founder of Soto Zen.

Living in Harmony with Nature – Body and Heart/Mind Wellness in the Summer Season, CC 6/3

With Dr. Lucy Xiao
in the City Center dining room
Saturday, June 3, 1:30 – 5 pm

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

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

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

1 - 4 pm
With Lisa Marie and Arlene Lueck

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

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 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

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

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

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

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