Day of Zen Registration

Day of Zen August 2017
08/19/2017 07:30 AM - 02:00 PM MT

Summary

A Day of Zen starts with light continental breakfast and a brief orientation. Please be in the zendo no later than 7:45 a.m. All registered participants are welcome to enjoy lunch, which is served at 1:00 p.m.

Please wear comfortable black or dark clothing. It is also helpful to have a pair of slip-on shoes for going in and out of the zendo. You may sit on a meditation cushions or chair, or switch back and forth with each sit. Instructions for meditation and posture are an important part of the Day of Zen. We will also have periods of walking meditation, outside, weather permitting, so bring whatever outerwear you need.

Parking is easy at Artspace with our free parking sticker. If it is your first visit, please ask a volunteer for your sticker and immediately place it at the top of your front windshield, on the driver's side. You may park at any time in signed visitor spaces (40-59) at the front of the building, or in the Macaroni Flats parking lot to the south. Towing/booting is strictly enforced for reserved resident parking in the south lot and at the front and back of the building.

For beginners, A Day of Zen with Michael Mugaku Zimmerman is an opportunity to learn about meditation in a supportive atmosphere.  For people familiar with the zazen, a Day of Zen will provide a space for to deepening that practice. Meditation practice sitting in a chair is entirely acceptable. You will receive posture and breath instruction -- the essence of Zen practice. Michael Mugaku Zimmerman Sensei, offers these practice periods on Saturdays throughout the year. 

DAY OF ZEN SCHEDULE

Please arrive no later than 7:45 am.

7:30 - 7:45 am                       Light Continental Breakfast

7:45 - 8:00 am                       Orientation

8:00 am -1:00 pm                  Program

1:00 pm                                 Lunch and Sangha Social

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