Upcoming Workshops, Classes & Retreats

May 2019 Events

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, May 25th, 2019 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 2019 Events

June Half-Day Retreat

Saturday, June 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.

Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 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 2019 Events

Zazenkai: A Full Day Retreat

Saturday, July 20th, 2019 from 9:00am - 5:00pm

Zazenkai literally means "to come together for meditation". This day-long retreat is an opportunity to deepen our practice within a supportive community, hear a Dharma talk, and engage one-on-one 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)

August 2019 Events

Zazenkai: A Full Day Retreat

Saturday, August 10th, 2019 from 9:00am - 5:00pm

Zazenkai literally means "to come together for meditation". This day-long retreat is an opportunity to deepen our practice within a supportive community, hear a Dharma talk, and engage one-on-one 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 2019 Events

Living Fearlessly: Facing the Inevitable

Tuesdays, September 3rd, 2019 - October 22nd, 2019 from 6:30pm-8:15pm

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

Foundations in Contemplative Care

September 6th, 2019- May 2nd, 2020

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.

Zen Precepts: Living an Ethical Life

Ten Sundays, September 15th, 2019 - June 7th, 2020 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 2019 Events

Contemplative Care Retreat

Thursday, October 24th - Sunday, October 27th, 2019

Through meditation, dharma talks, personal meetings with Teachers, and experiential learning exercises, we will learn ways of caring for each other while cultivating our unique expressions of compassion, courage, and joy.

Writing as a Tool for Healing

Thursdays, October 24th- November 21st 2019 from 6:00pm-7:30pm

For most of us, life may provide sudden, disorienting and even disabling challenges. This writing group is an opportunity to find our way through the unknown and write our way toward healing.

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 2019 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)

December 2019 Events

New Year’s Eve Sit

Tuesday, 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)