Saturdays in 2015 (9 am - 1:15 pm)
April 11, led by Jiryu Mark Rutschman-Byler
August 8, led by Yo-on Jeremy Levie
November 14, led by (TBD)
A gentle introduction for beginning sitters. The morning will include instruction in sitting meditation (zazen) and walking meditation (kinhin), followed by alternating brief periods of zazen (20-25 minutes) and kinhin (10-15 minutes), and discussion with the leader. The morning concludes with lunch, which provides the opportunity for more informal conversation.
Fee: $30, $27 current SFZC members, $24 limited income. Some partial scholarships available; see below. Lunch is included. About Registration, Scholarships, and Cancellations
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Yo-on Jeremy Levie
Yo-on Jeremy Levie currently serves as Head of Practice (Tanto) at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center. Having begun Zen practice in 1994, he has practiced in residence at each of San Francisco Zen Center’s three temples over the last 18 years. He was ordained by Eijun Linda Cutts in 2005, was Shuso in 2009, and has served on the SFZC Board of Directors.