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Speech That Connects Us: A Daylong Workshop for Teachers, Parents, Social Workers, Nurses and Others, CC 7/12
with Tova Green
Sunday, July 12, 2015
10 am to 5 pm

This class is open to anyone who wishes to delve deeper into speech—this necessary, challenging and rewarding aspect of life, work and relationships. CE credits are available for MFTs, LCSWs, psychologists and nurses.


Cultivating Resilience: Healing Old Wounds in the Present Moment, CC 7/18
with Dr. Lee Lipp and Dr. Pawan Bareja

At times reactivity to painful events serves as an obstacle to spending time visiting and making contact with ourselves. The Buddha’s teaching, and now the latest neuroscience research findings, offer us opportunities to engage in self-healing.


Facing Death Compassionately, CC 7/19
with Jisan Tova Green and Mushim Ikeda
Sunday, July 19, 2015
City Center


Journeys into Stillness, with Pico Iyer, 7/25
A daylong workshop with Pico Iyer and Abbess Furyu Nancy Schroeder
Saturday, July 25, 2015
10 am - 5:30 pm

Grace Cathedral


Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong, CC 8/7
with Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Friday, August 7, 2015

Life is hard: Love and Compassion are necessities for basic sustainability.


Anger and Disappointment in Intimacy: Paths to Healing, CC 8/16
with Dr. David Bullard and Zesho Susan O'Connell
in the Conference Center at 308 Page Street

This workshop will provide roadmaps for having healing conversations after the breakdowns created by disappointment or anger in intimacy.


Legacy Giving for Beginners: How to Leave a Legacy (free resource), 9/13
A free workshop offered as a resource to our community and supporters
at Greens Restaurant in Fort Mason, San Francisco

Sunday, September 13, 2015


Experiencing the Breathing Body: A Yoga and Zen Afternoon for the Young, Urban and Zen at Heart
An afternoon dedicated to the Generation Y mind and body in navigating life circumstances
with Sofia Forman and Tim Kroll
Saturday, September 26, 2015


Will and Estate Planning, 11/1
A free workshop with professional financial advisers, offered as a resource to our community and supporters
at Greens Restaurant in Fort Mason, San Francisco

Sunday, November 1, 2015


You Have to Say Something: Practicing Right Speech to Connect and Heal, CC 11/1
What kind of talking arises out of our Buddhist practice? What forms can we use to develop our ability to talk in a new way?

How We Relate: Practices to Awaken Loving-Kindness, Compassion and Joy, CC 11/21
A day of teachings with David Richo, PhD, MFT, and Shosan Victoria Austin
City Center
CE credits available (see *note below)

Saturday, November 21, 2015