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

 

 

Introductory

Mindful Monday Community Conversations - Mindfulness and Shambhala Art

with Tonya Veitch

April 20th

In this series, on the third Monday of each month (usually, 3rd Monday this month!), we will practice meditation 7:00-7:30 PM, and engage in a conversation about mindfulness applied to different areas of our life and society, from 7:30-8:30. Continue »

The Contentment of Tiger Session 4: Suffering and the 4 Noble Truths Part 2

with Shastri Janet Bronstein & Tonya Veitch

April 22nd

MEETING ONLINE. The fourth session of a course which provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life, offered in an expanded format. Continue »

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

April 26th

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 »

First Monday Dharma Talk: Meditation and Emotional Resilience

with Marion Buckley

May 4th

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 »

The Contentment of Tiger Session 5: Working with Emotions

with Marion Buckley & Loraine Locke

May 6th

The fifth session of a course which provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life, offered in an expanded format. Continue »