Upcoming Classes at the Dharma Center

Scroll down to see all our upcoming classes and workshops, listed in chronological order. These listings are color coded:
Insight Meditation events are in Blue,
Zen events are in Black
and Tibetan Events are in Maroon.
Green listings are multi-lineage events.

(These color codings are for reference as to the lineage source or orientation of the teacher, but all events are open to all practitioners.)

Please remember to avoid fragrances and scented products of any kind when attending classes, groups or events at the Dharma Center.  (This includes strong laundry soap fragrances which remain in your clothing.)  Many people have fragrance allergies or chemical sensitivities and we ask your support in providing a fragrance-free environment.  Thank you!


Inside Vasubandhu’s Yogacara

Study Group

Sundays 8:00 – 10:00 am 

Beginning August 6th

The Zen Group is pleased to offer an opportunity to study Vasubandhu’s 30 Verses.   Meditation, tea, and discussion.

Why Meditate?

Wednesday September 6th

7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

This class will present the basic benefits of meditation, why it’s worth your time and what you might expect to get out of the practice.  We will not discuss How to Meditate (see our intro class on subsequent Wednesdays) but Why to Meditate.

Designed for relative beginners and newcomers, although experienced practitioners might enjoy an infusion of motivation and will be invited to share their thoughts.

All are welcome!

Introduction to Meditation

Three Wednesdays:

September 13, 20, & 27

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In these challenging times, meditation can help to calm the mind, open the heart, and awaken wisdom.
This three week series will introduce newcomers and relative beginners to the four foundations of mindfulness and the practices of calm-abiding (shamatha), spacious awareness and loving-kindness.  We will practice together through guided meditation followed by a short discussion.

Taught by Susan Morgan, leader and co-founder of the Dharmata Shangha.  You can learn more here.

Introduction to Dharmata

Four Tuesdays: Oct 3, 10, 17, & 24

10:30 am – 11:30 am

An overview of the foundation, bodhisattva and sacred world practices of Tibetan Buddhism. Study, reflection and meditation. Led by Susan Morgan and the Dharmata Council. Click here for more information about this class.

Our Streamed Programs from Spirit Rock are also highly recommended for beginners or those relatively new to these practices.  These are offered without prior registration- come and check it out, leave when you want or need to.  For more on these pre-recorded workshops please click here…

 The Dharma Center provides a safe and inclusive environment for anyone and everyone to pursue the cultivation of wisdom and compassion.

All people