Upcoming Workshops, Classes & Retreats

May 2018 Events

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, May 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 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)

June 2018 Events

June Half-Day Retreat

Saturday, June 9th from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, June 23rd 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 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)

July 2018 Events

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, July 28th 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 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)

August 2018 Events

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, August 8th 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.

August Half-Day Retreat

Saturday, August 25th from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Weekly 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 2018 Events

Foundations in Contemplative Care

September 7th, 2018- May 4th, 2019

A transformative training in caregiving from a Zen Buddhist perspective. Created by NYZCCC co-founders, Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell and Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, this experiential approach to learning provides both classroom and clinical opportunities.

September Half Day Retreat

Saturday, September 15th from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Catch Your Mind: The Whole-Hearted Way

Nine Saturdays, September 15th, 2018 - June 15th, 2019 from 9:00am-4:00pm

Through study and practice of Dogen Zenji's teachings, course participants will spend ten months exploring how to wake up together.

Zen Precepts: Living an Ethical Life

Nine Sundays, September 16th, 2018 - June 16th, 2019 from 10:00am-4:00pm

The Precepts reveal the impermanence, ego-lessness, and interdependent nature of causes and conditions. Through in-depth study, meditation, and discussion we will develop skillful ways to navigate relationships and life.

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, September 29th 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 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)

October 2018 Events

Weekly 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)

November 2018 Events

Contemplative Care Symposium 2018

November 8th-11th, 2018 at the Garrison Institute

Join thought leaders, healthcare advocates, professional caregivers, spiritual care providers, community leaders, innovators, and dedicated volunteers from around the country to explore relationship-centered care to support critical life transitions.

Weekly 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)

December 2018 Events

New Year’s Eve Sit

Monday, December 31st from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Chodo, Koshin and the NYZCCC community for an opportunity to reflect upon the year that has past, and to ponder all the possibilities a new year might hold.

Weekly 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)