Mondays 10:00 - 11:30 AM - Desert Insight Meditation - Buddhist Book Group - led by Lhasha Tizer - Next Book Starts September 16th, 2019
Classes include meditation, group discussion, dharma talks & book readings. This group opens to new participants whenever a new book is begun. Meets in large meditation hall. Book Group Details
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 7:45 - 9:00 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 - 7:45 PM The Art of Thriving - led by Bonnie Colby
Our mammalian nervous system influences all life experience, our emotions, our interactions, our response to opportunity & threat.Using Heart Rhythm Meditation & somatic practices, we ground ourselves in “ordinary” seeing, hearing, breathing, pulse & heartbeat. We deepen ease within ourselves & our nervous system, cultivating an internal home base from which to navigate challenges, thrive & explore.
Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:10 PM - Yoga for Meditation Class - led by Dan Sweet
Accessible to all levels of yoga experience, this class offers practices in body awareness, gentle yoga postures, whole body stretching, skillful relaxation, natural breathing, therapeutic movement, and entering healing states.
Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM - Desert Insight Sitting Group - led by Lhasha Tizer
This group consists of a Dharma talk, Q&A, meditation, and mindful inquiry.
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 or 8:00 PM - Mindfulness and Loving Kindness - led by Chuong Tran
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 Nick Van Kleeck
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
Friday 6:45 - 7:30 AM - Silent Meditation - led by Nick Van Kleeck
Start your Friday off with a silent meditation.