BEGINNERS’ MEDITATION CLASS 03.2018

When:
March 3, 2018 @ 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
2018-03-03T09:00:00-06:00
2018-03-03T16:00:00-06:00
Where:
DDMBA Chicago Chapter, 1234 N. River Rd, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Cost:
30
Contact:
Ms. Iris Wang

sitting_ink_drawing03.03.2018 (Sat.) : 9:00am ~ 4:00pm

Taught in Chan tradition (Chinese ‘Zen’), this class will provide an introduction to relaxation and breathing methods to improve your focusing power. Based on the instructions by Chan Master Sheng Yen, the teacher, Iris Wang*, will explain how to use meditation to benefit your body and mind.

The class will start with eight forms of Chan Movement, followed by lecture on basic daily meditation practice, meditation tools, postures, methods and the theory behind Chan meditation.

Class will be taught in English.


About Meditation Instructor
Ms. Iris Wang started to practice meditation with Chan Master Sheng Yen since 1992. She has participated in ten intensive meditation retreats with Master Sheng Yen at the Dharma Drum Retreat Center in New York and four Dharma retreats at the Bodhi Monastery in New Jersey. Iris became certified as a meditation teacher in 2003 and has since taught meditation at Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association Chicago Chapter.


NOTES TO PARTICIPANTS:

  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE – 03/01/2018:
    • Please contact Ms. Iris Wang via email at iwang123@yahoo.com before March 1st, 2018 to reserve your seat. Seating is limited. We will not be able to provide lunch for same-day walk-in participants.
  • meals:
    • Fee includes one vegetarian (mostly vegan) meal.
    • Please inform Iris of any specific dietary needs.
  • attendance / tardiness:
    • Check-in begins at 8:40 AM. Please arrive no later than 8:55 AM.
  • attire:
    • Shoes are not allowed within the meditation center. For your comfort, we recommend clean socks and loose clothing in layers.
  • getting there:
    • Travel assistance may be arranged in the form of car pooling and/or pick-ups at train/bus stations by our volunteers. If you need a ride, or if you are interested in volunteering to drive others, please contact Iris via email at iwang123@yahoo.com.
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