with Valorie Beer and Tova Green
Saturday, August 24, 2013
1:30 pm – 5 pm
Buddha Hall at 300 Page Street
This afternoon of practice is designed to help us build a community at San Francisco Zen Center of those 55 and over as we deepen our connection with ourselves and others through practicing together.
The afternoon will include sitting and walking meditation, a dharma talk and discussion, and tea. Meditation instruction will be offered. Beginning and experienced practitioners are welcome.
$30; $27 current SFZC members; $24 limited income. Some partial scholarships available; see About Registration, Scholarships, and Cancellations
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About Registration, Scholarships, and Cancellations
Kyosho Valorie Beer
Kyosho Valorie Beer has practiced Zen Buddhism since 1991. She was ordained as a priest in 2005 and received dharma transmission in 2013 from her teacher, Edward Brown. She is now temporarily supporting a Branching Streams sangha in New Rochelle, NY. At SFZC, Valorie is a practice leader and a teacher for Sewing Buddha's Robe; has also taught sutra copying, practicing with aging, and writing as a spiritual practice; and has led retreats at SFZC-affiliated sanghas.
Jisan Tova Green
Jisan Tova Green, LCSW, currently serves on the Board of Directors as Vice President of San Francisco Zen Center. Previously she held positions as City Center Director and as a hospice social worker. A practice leader at San Francisco Zen Center, Tova co-founded Zen Center's Queer Dharma Group.