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

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

October 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. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I -The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

October 28th—October 29th

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 »

First Monday Dharma Talk

November 6th

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

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Janet Bronstein & Marion Buckley

November 8th—November 29th

In depth practice and discussion of mindfulness/awareness meditation as taught in the Shambhala tradition. A good introduction, open to all. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

November 11th

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