Upcoming Workshops, Classes & Retreats

August 2020 Events

Online Bereavement Group: A Contemplative Approach

Wednesdays, August 19th- October 7th, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:00pm

Coping with the loss of someone or something we love is one of life’s biggest challenges. This online support group will provide an opportunity to gain perspective and begin the healing process.

Tangaryo: Becoming a Formal Zen Student

Saturday, August 22nd from 9am to 4pm

Tangaryo is the initiation ceremony for becoming a formal Zen Student at the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care under the guidance of Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell or Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison. This year's Tangaryo will take place online via Zoom.

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, August 22nd from 10:00am to 11:30am

Our Caregiver Support Group gathers once a month to listen to each other, share stories, connect, ask questions, complain, learn and laugh.

Weekly Online Meditation Offerings

Join the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care community and teachers for weekly community groups and opportunities to learn and practice Zen meditation: Sunday Mornings, Monday Evenings, Wednesday Evenings, Midday Meditation, Karuna Sangha (LGBTQIS), Serenity Sangha (12-Step)

September 2020 Events

Living Fearlessly – Facing the Inevitable

Tuesdays, September 1st - October 20th, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:00pm

Take a journey of courage and revelation with Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell and Barbara Doshin Ende, to explore how fully facing the inevitability of death liberates us to live fully and fearlessly.

September Half Day Retreat

Saturday, September 19th from 9:00am-1:00pm, ET

Our online half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation and a Dharma talk. All levels of practice are welcome.

Zen Precepts: Living an Ethical Life

Ten Sundays, September 20th, 2020 - June 13th, 2021 from 10:00am-4:00pm

Living the Zen Precepts is wisdom in action – the natural expression of a compassionate and awakened heart. The Precepts are studied, practiced and received to support the fullest expression of our lives.

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, September 26th from 10:00am to 11:30am

Our Caregiver Support Group gathers once a month to listen to each other, share stories, connect, ask questions, complain, learn and laugh.

Weekly Online Meditation Offerings

Join the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care community and teachers for weekly community groups and opportunities to learn and practice Zen meditation: Sunday Mornings, Monday Evenings, Wednesday Evenings, Midday Meditation, Karuna Sangha (LGBTQIS), Serenity Sangha (12-Step)