Ongoing Offerings

BSMC offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome. Click on the individual offerings for more information.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Learn to Meditate Classes

Children and Families




Fearless Buddha, Peaceful Warrior

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

January 18th—February 8th

The Teachings of Buddhism and Shambhala Continue »

Learn to Meditate

January 21st

In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or "peaceful abiding" meditation practice. Continue »

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

January 22nd

Sunday Unplugged is a monthly opportunity for meditation practice extended beyond the weeknight one-hour sessions. Practice is from 10 am until 1 pm, with the Shambhala Sadhana Full Moon from noon to 1. Continue »

How to Be Sick (Book Group)

February 5th

How to Be Sick This newest book group is led by Kate Smith. Her interest and inspiration in this book serves to inspire her to offer its teachings in a book group setting. Book group members can use their own personal experience or possible future Continue »

First Monday Dharma Talk - Mindfulness and Video Games

with Kyle Strickland

February 6th

The first Monday of each month, we offer a half-hour of meditation followed by a dharma (Buddhist and Shambhala teachings) talk and discussion. Continue »