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East Bay Meditation Center

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285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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May 2021

ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

May 6 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

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ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Latinx Meditation (Deep Refuge)

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Tendramos una meditación, tiempo para convivir/hablar sobre un tema budista y comunidad. "Deep Refuge" le invita a una reunión de Zoom programada. Información de Zoom: Por favor envíe un correo electrónico a melvinescobar828 at gmail dot com

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Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha – Peer Led Deep Refuge group

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Social Justice Sangha is a place to practice and reflect with #EBMCOakland organizers and activists. Includes a 30 minute meditation and time for sharing what’s on our hearts. Contact: socialjustice at eastbaymeditation dot org

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ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: Pandemic Precepts: Buddhist Ethics during Covid-19

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 19, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Mushim Ikeda Wednesdays April 28th, May 5th, 12th & 19th 2021 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided Part of EBMC’s Core Buddhist Teachings – 5 month Curriculum One year ago, people in the United States were hoarding toilet paper and steaks. Today we’re dealing with volatile ethical issues such as to mask or not to mask? – “Cut in line” to vaccinate or not? Rooted in EBMC’s mindfulness-based,…

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ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

May 13 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

May 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

Find out more »

ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

Find out more »

ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Honoring Our Asian American Buddhist Ancestors

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Gathering with Rev. Duncan Williams  Saturday, May 15th 2:00 - 4:00PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided.  The March 16th Atlanta shootings claimed the lives of eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, including 63-year-old Buddhist, Yong Ae Yue. Yue’s tragic death follows upon months of unrelenting racist taunts and violence against Asian Americans, including the senseless assault of 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee in San Francisco. His daughter, who herself had been accosted twice in the…

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ONLINE: Precepts, Power and Presence: Honoring Our Sexuality: A Workshop for Self-Identified Womxn of Color

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Workshop for Self Identified Womxn of Color With Arisika Razak and Carol Cano Sunday, May 16th 2021 10AM - 1PM PST Time Zone Converter - Closed Captioning Provided   When I speak of the erotic ...I speak . . . of the life force of women . . . the knowledge and use of which we are now reclaiming in our language, our history, our dancing our loving, our work, our lives Audre Lorde   How has our sexuality…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Queer Joy and Resilience

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Jessy Zapanta and JD Doyle  Mondays, May 17th, 24th & 31st 5:30 - 6:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided   Join in a LGBTQIA2+ community for a three part series to focus on cultivating joy as a source of resilience and resistance. In these challenging times, learning how to nourish ourselves and interrupt the reactive mind is essential for well being. During this series, we will engage in meditation, inquiry, discussions, and radically…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

Find out more »

ONLINE: Midday Sangha

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

Find out more »

ONLINE: Pandemic Precepts: Buddhist Ethics during Covid-19

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 19, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Mushim Ikeda Wednesdays April 28th, May 5th, 12th & 19th 2021 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided Part of EBMC’s Core Buddhist Teachings – 5 month Curriculum One year ago, people in the United States were hoarding toilet paper and steaks. Today we’re dealing with volatile ethical issues such as to mask or not to mask? – “Cut in line” to vaccinate or not? Rooted in EBMC’s mindfulness-based,…

Find out more »

ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

May 20 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

Find out more »

ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

Find out more »

ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

Find out more »

ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Queer Joy and Resilience

May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Jessy Zapanta and JD Doyle  Mondays, May 17th, 24th & 31st 5:30 - 6:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided   Join in a LGBTQIA2+ community for a three part series to focus on cultivating joy as a source of resilience and resistance. In these challenging times, learning how to nourish ourselves and interrupt the reactive mind is essential for well being. During this series, we will engage in meditation, inquiry, discussions, and radically…

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Trans* & Genderqueer/Gender Variant peer-led Deep Refuge group

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant Deep Refuge Group Fourth Mondays at EBMC 6:30-8:00 PM (This is a bi-weekly group. Learn more below.) Refuge for us means this group is led by Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant facilitators, for people who identify as Trans* and/or Gender Queer/Gender Variant. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for all folks with these identities/experiences who are interested in practicing and exploring Insight/Vipassana meditation; the observation of one’s mental and physical sensations,…

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ONLINE: Opening the Heart Through the Buddha’s Teachings – Parents Meditation Group

May 24 @ 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Monday, May 24th 2021 8:45PM - 9:45PM PST (Time Zone Converter)  Closed Captions Provided. An online meditation group for parents and caregivers with Lisa Fujie Parks EBMC's Family Practice Class teaching team will be offering a monthly parents' meditation group for restoration, support and connection during these challenging times. We offer a short talk, guided meditation and sharing. We gather to create a safe refuge to share the joys and the challenges of caring for young people by cultivating loving-kindness,…

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ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: How Have the Buddha’s Teachings Helped Me?

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Wrap-up class for EBMC’s Core Buddhist Curriculum Jan-May 2021 with Mushim Patricia Ikeda Wednesdays May 26th 2021 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided For those who have taken either some or all of EBMC’s 5-month “Buddhist core teachings” in Jan – May 2021, this is a wrap-up class where you can bring your “biggest” Buddhist practice questions, meet Dharma companions on the Path, and rejoice in the merit that you have generated! Please…

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ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

May 27 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

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ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Queer Joy and Resilience

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Jessy Zapanta and JD Doyle  Mondays, May 17th, 24th & 31st 5:30 - 6:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided   Join in a LGBTQIA2+ community for a three part series to focus on cultivating joy as a source of resilience and resistance. In these challenging times, learning how to nourish ourselves and interrupt the reactive mind is essential for well being. During this series, we will engage in meditation, inquiry, discussions, and radically…

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June 2021

ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

June 3 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

June 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

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ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha – Peer Led Deep Refuge group

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Social Justice Sangha is a place to practice and reflect with #EBMCOakland organizers and activists. Includes a 30 minute meditation and time for sharing what’s on our hearts. Contact: socialjustice at eastbaymeditation dot org

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ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: Embodying Freedom: Somatics, Healing and Justice

June 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Amanda Ream, Erika Lyla and René Rivera Wednesdays June 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided In this four week class series we will use the tools of meditation and somatic practice to work through the body to understand what has shaped us, and how we can rely on the body as a ground of connection and support for the work of social justice. We will practice…

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ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

June 10 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

June 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

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ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Caring for the Tender Heart: An AAPI* Restorative Half-Day of Practice

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Retreat with Reverend Liên Shutt and Michele Ku June 12th 2021 2PM - 5PM PST Time Zone Converter - Closed Captioning Provided *An Online Offering for Pan Asian, Asian American, Pacific Islander and South Asian American Identified People We invite AAPIs* to a half-day of practice to tend to the heartbreak due to the recent violence against our communities. Compassion is often described as “a quivering heart.” Practicing Metta/Lovingkindness and Karuna/Compassion helps us pause and tend to our hurts…

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Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: Embodying Freedom: Somatics, Healing and Justice

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Amanda Ream, Erika Lyla and René Rivera Wednesdays June 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided In this four week class series we will use the tools of meditation and somatic practice to work through the body to understand what has shaped us, and how we can rely on the body as a ground of connection and support for the work of social justice. We will practice…

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ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

June 17 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

Find out more »

ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

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ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: Embodying Freedom: Somatics, Healing and Justice

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Amanda Ream, Erika Lyla and René Rivera Wednesdays June 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided In this four week class series we will use the tools of meditation and somatic practice to work through the body to understand what has shaped us, and how we can rely on the body as a ground of connection and support for the work of social justice. We will practice…

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ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

June 24 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM PST Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Yoga

June 24 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. For zoom link and password, join EBMC's POC Sangha Facebook Page. Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the Teacher via Venmo use ID: @satyabodyworks  

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

June 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske  "Conscientious Embodiment Movement Sequence"   This movement sequence is designed to embody the principles of Conscientious Embodiment which is based on the revolutionary non-violent martial art of Aikido and Mindfulness particularly related to Dzogchen/Nature of Mind practices. The initial movements are derived from T’ai Chi Chih to bring greater awareness into the body. The movement sequence progresses to connect with the center of the body (i.e., Hara, Tan Tien) and the space within the…

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ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 26, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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Trans* & Genderqueer/Gender Variant peer-led Deep Refuge group

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant Deep Refuge Group Fourth Mondays at EBMC 6:30-8:00 PM (This is a bi-weekly group. Learn more below.) Refuge for us means this group is led by Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant facilitators, for people who identify as Trans* and/or Gender Queer/Gender Variant. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for all folks with these identities/experiences who are interested in practicing and exploring Insight/Vipassana meditation; the observation of one’s mental and physical sensations,…

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ONLINE: Chakra Tai Chi

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

with Jenn Biehn Chakra Tai Chi is a cleansing, empowering practice that includes easy-to-learn, accessible Tai Chi movements, visualizations, colors, elements, and sounds. This moving mediation brings the chakras - the vortex of energy centers - into balance and allows the energy to move more freely. Once the energy is flowing in our bodies, we can each find our own process for healing, find our own body wisdom. No advance registration required. Instruction offered for both seated and standing positions.…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 28, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: Embodying Freedom: Somatics, Healing and Justice

June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series with Amanda Ream, Erika Lyla and René Rivera Wednesdays June 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided In this four week class series we will use the tools of meditation and somatic practice to work through the body to understand what has shaped us, and how we can rely on the body as a ground of connection and support for the work of social justice. We will practice…

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July 2021

ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Kapwa Flow Movement Meditation

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 27, 2021

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Movement Class with Jessy Zapanta Trauma-releasing and stress-clearing mindful movement with opportunities to: - play and reclaim space - learn bodywork and acupressure techniques - practice dynamic and stationary meditation - embody collective liberation We will cultivate our inner fire slowly and with the invitation to let the body rest as needed. No mat or special props required, and you can even join from bed! No registration required. For Zoom access, please email: healingwithouthierarchy at gmail dot com…

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