Rohatsu Sesshin – Dec 5-12 or 10-12

Zen Buddhists around the world sit in meditation the first week in December to commemorate and re-enact the enlightenment of the Buddha. You are welcome to join us as we sit together.

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Intro to Meditation and Zen Buddhism – Dec 18

This class offers an introduction to meditation and Zen Buddhism. We will cover how to meditate, how to set up a meditation space at home, basic Buddhist terms and teachings, and an overview of the Clouds in Water community. There will also be time for practice and conversation.

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Intention & Vow Workshop – Jan 2

In this workshop, we’ll clarify what direction we’re guiding ourselves in our life. It is not like a New Year’s Resolution, which never comes to fruition, and it is not about “goals.” Instead, we will clarify our heart’s desire.  

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January 1-day Sesshin – Jan 8

Sesshin, which means “collecting the heart/mind”, provides a rare chance to step into a sanctuary of stillness, to close the door for a little while on the cacophony, and to appreciate the freedom and spaciousness of life in the present. Whether you are a beginner or experienced practitioner, we hope you will consider joining this wonderful practice.

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Intro to Meditation and Zen Buddhism – Jan 15

This class offers an introduction to meditation and Zen Buddhism. We will cover how to meditate, how to set up a meditation space at home, basic Buddhist terms and teachings, and an overview of the Clouds in Water community. There will also be time for practice and conversation.

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Meditation, Mindfulness, Love & Tenderness – Jan 20-Feb 17

In this class, we’ll learn about the Zen Buddhist practices of meditation and mindfulness, loving-kindness and self-compassion, and how to be in a turbulent world with tenderness towards ourselves and all beings. This is a great class if you’re new to Buddhist practice (but you are also welcome to attend if you already know a thing or two.)

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