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Classes & Extended Courses

Fees vary based on number of class meetings, but the basic fee is $20 per class meeting, with a reduced fee for members and those with limited income.

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Practicing with Intention: Making a Difference in the World (Class), CC 5/11 - 6/8
with Anshin Rosalie Curtis
at City Center
Four Mondays: May 11, May 18, June 1, and June 8, 2015

Introduction to Buddhist Teachings (Class), CC 5/12 - 6/9
with Kai Ji Jeffrey Schneider
at City Center
Five Tuesdays: May 12 - June 9, 2015

Yoga: Embodying Vow (Class), CC 5/13 - 6/10
with Shosan Victoria Austin
in the Conference Center at 308 Page Street
Five Wednesday mornings: May 13 - June 10, 2015

Genjokoan (Class), CC 5/14 - 6/4
with Kyoshin Wendy Lewis
at City Center
Four Thursdays: May 14 - June 4, 2015

Trust in Mind—Xinxinming: A Classic Text for Modern Times (Class), CC 6/15 - 7/20
with Myogen Kathryn Stark
at City Center
Six Mondays: June 15 - July 20, 2015

The Zen Poetry of Aging (Class), CC 7/7 - 7/21
with Jisan Tova Green
Three Tuesdays: July 7 - 21, 2015

This class will be more relevant to those 55 and over, but all who are interested in exploring the topic are welcome.

Establishing the Path of Practice 2014
One-Year Non-Residential Training Program
September 27, 2014 - July 18, 2015
with Ryushin Paul Haller and other Zen teachers

This one-year, experiential training program is designed to help participants develop a sustainable daily meditation practice and mindfulness of body, mind and emotions during everyday activities and relationships.

Contemplative Caregiver Courses 2015
with Jennifer Block and other teachers
A collaboration between Beyond Measure School for Contemplative Care and San Francisco Zen Center.

New: Three Separate Courses in 2015
January 23 to April 18, 2015 May 22 to August 8, 2015 September 11 to December 5, 2015