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Friday Night Zen: All About Boundaries

August 8, 2023

If there is no real or meaningful separation between me and you… how do we navigate good boundaries together? 

Member Spotlight: Michael Dotson

August 8, 2023

I’m likely the person in the room that has a unique plan or perspective.  I learned to be self-sufficient and to go my own way.  It makes “interbeing” a challenge though.

Friday Night Zen: Healing through Mindfulness

July 6, 2023

There is nowhere to get to that is more important than the present moment.

Member Spotlight: Korin LaJoy

June 28, 2023

Why do you practice?:

To know and unravel my own ancient, twisted karma and to help others do the same so we can firmly stand together in the present. Liberated.

Meditation is not Pacifism: The Role of Mindfulness in Social Activism

June 20, 2023

There are countless other atrocities happening every second of every day.  And at the same time, the wind rustles through the leaves, the sun is shining, a baby is born, two people fall in love.

Coming Home to the Heart: Reflections on Retreat at Hokyoji

June 20, 2023

I looked out in the distance into the big sky and felt the center of my own heart.

Here, Queer, and Zen

June 18, 2023

I’ve come to know Zen as intimacy.

Member Spotlight: Jake E. Nagasawa

June 6, 2023

My practice is what keeps me grounded. It is a source of both peace and inspiration. Truly, it’s one of the most important things in my life.

Friday Night Zen: Don’t Know Mind

June 6, 2023

Opportunities to practice with people, places, things, or situations we don’t like can be the greatest teachers.

Reflections on Repatterning Whiteness

May 4, 2023

The goal in this way of working is to help retrain our muscles of empathy, full body awareness, relational attunement, and conscious empowered choice-making – all things that white body conditioning so relentlessly works to override.