Intro to Zen Meditation Class

Sundays

On Zoom • 10am to 11:30am
In-person • 8:30am to 10:30am

In this meditation class, a ZCLA instructor will demonstrate how to do basic Zen meditation (zazen). Topics will include the different postures available to meditators, what to do with thoughts during meditation, basic breathing practices and an overview of walking meditation (kinhin), face-to-face (dokusan), bows, chanting and zendo etiquette. There will be time to talk and ask questions as well as a brief sitting period before entering the zendo.

The class takes place on various Sundays. Alternating between Zoom and in-person offerings. To see the list of upcoming dates, check the registration section of this page.

Zoom Only: This class will take place virtually on the Zoom platform. After registering, you will receive the Zoom link and more instructions via email.

In-person Only: This class will take place in-person at ZCLA. After registering, you will receive directions and more instructions via email.

Please note: All participants must be fully vaccinated and be prepared to show proof of vaccination upon arrival.

For any questions, please email Chris Daian Fields at chrisjohnfields@sbcglobal.net.
We request a donation of $10 to help support ZCLA for making this offering. However, no one is turned away for lack of funds. After you submit the registration form, you will be taken to a page where you have the option of donating. Please consider doing so if you are able.