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

 

 

Introductory

Shambhala Training Level I -The Art of Being Human (Huntsville)

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

July 30th—July 31st

At the Huntsville Satellite! Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human bei Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Marion Buckley

August 20th

In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or �??peaceful abiding�?� meditation practice. Your teacher will give you detailed instruction and guided meditation so tha Continue »

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

August 28th

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 »

Basic Goodness III - What is Real?

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

August 31st—October 5th

This course asks the question, �??What is real?�?� and focuses on a study of the phenomenal world. It emphasizes core Buddhist teachings, such as impermanence, the process of perception, the �??mind,�?� and emptiness. It is oriented toward the Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I -The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

September 17th—September 18th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »