Online Programs

San Francisco Zen Center is pleased to bring you these programs created specifically for the online community. Watch this space for additional offerings as they are added.

Exploring Breath Practices Taught in Zen and Buddhism
A Seven-Week Experiential Online Course
with Jiryu Rutschman-Byler

The Breath seven-week online course offers students with an established meditation practice – new or long-term – the opportunity to reconnect with and discover anew the fundamental breath practices taught in Zen and Buddhism — and to incorporate these ancient teachings into their practice on and off the cushion.


Spring 2017 Practice Period at City Center: Online/Commuter Participation

Upright and Complete: Practicing with Noble Speech
led by Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts
May 2 – June 10
Residential option also available.

Live Streaming Media

Weekly live streams of Saturday morning dharma talks from the Buddha Hall at City Center, along with select special events, at