- This event has passed.
Meditation Support / Introduction to Meditation
We are offering hybrid Introduction to Meditation classes beginning in September. The classes will be held at Mountain Cloud and streamed to our online participants on zoom. The first class is Introduction to Meditation, a basic class for those wanting to learn how to meditate. The second class Meditation Support is for all sitters who want support and community engagement, new sitters are encouraged to come to this interactive class. We ask that those who attend in person be fully vaccinated, preferably boosted. Masks are optional but recommended.
These classes – online and onsite – are free, open to all and require no registration.
For those online, here’s the zoom link: sit.mountaincloud.org Passcode: mountain22
First Wednesday – Introduction to Meditation
The Introduction to meditation class is the first Wednesday of each month. We will hold it at Mountain Cloud and it will be open to both onsite and online participants.
For fall 2022:
September 7, 5:30pm MT – led by Valerie Forstman and Lisa Lincoln
October 5, 5:30pm MT
November 2, 5:30pm MT
The curriculum will cover meditation basics including: why we sit, managing our thoughts, present moment awareness, mindfulness, the fruits and methods of practice. The class will include a short talk, meditation instruction and questions and answers. It designed for those new to meditation, those who need a refresher course and long term sitters who want to re-engage with the basics.
Third Wednesday – Meditation Support
On the third Wednesday of each month, we will offer Meditation Support, which will include one round of sitting, kinhin, a short talk or invitation to sharing, and Q&A. This class is for all sangha members who want some practice guidance and support, a chance to sit with others, and more community interaction. It also provides additional support for those who attend the Introduction to Meditation Class on the first Wednesday of the month and any other less experienced practitioners. Valerie and other sangha teachers will lead this monthly class.
We will hold this class at Mountain Cloud and it will be open to both onsite and online participants.
For fall 2022:
September 21, 5:30pm MT – led by Valerie Forstman
October 19, 5:30pm MT
November 16, 5:30pm MT
December 21, 5:30pm MT
One event on October 19, 2022 at 5:30 pm
One event on November 16, 2022 at 5:30 pm
One event on December 21, 2022 at 5:30 pm