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East Bay Meditation Center

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285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
510-268-0696

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July 2021

ONLINE: Midday Sangha

July 28 @ 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 & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

July 29 @ 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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

July 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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 30 @ 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…

Find out more »

ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

July 30 @ 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

July 31 @ 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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August 2021

ONLINE: Introduction to Access-Centered Movement

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 9, 2021

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

Introduction to Access-Centered Movement With India Harville Mondays August 2nd and 9th  2021 6:00 - 7:30PM PST Time Zone Converter  This workshop will introduce participants to the Access–Centered Movement framework. We will explore how people who teach movement/bodymind practices (yoga, dance, martial arts, meditation/mindfulness etc) can make their classes more accessible to a wide array of bodies and minds. We will examine access-centered and invitational language, access-centered movement and variations, as well as opening a dialogue around cultural humility when…

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ONLINE: Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement®

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

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

Access Stillness in the Midst of Activity Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement® T’ai Chi Chih® is a moving meditation consisting of 20 easy-to-learn, accessible movements. A form of qigong, T’ai Chi Chih® circulates and balances the chi or energy of the body with the intention of bringing stillness and calm to the heart mind in the midst of activity. There are variations for standing, sitting, and lying down. Emphasis will be placed on…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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

August 4 @ 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 & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

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

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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

Find out more »

ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: Kapwa Flow Movement Meditation

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

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…

Find out more »

ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

August 6 @ 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

August 7 @ 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: Introduction to Access-Centered Movement

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 9, 2021

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

Introduction to Access-Centered Movement With India Harville Mondays August 2nd and 9th  2021 6:00 - 7:30PM PST Time Zone Converter  This workshop will introduce participants to the Access–Centered Movement framework. We will explore how people who teach movement/bodymind practices (yoga, dance, martial arts, meditation/mindfulness etc) can make their classes more accessible to a wide array of bodies and minds. We will examine access-centered and invitational language, access-centered movement and variations, as well as opening a dialogue around cultural humility when…

Find out more »

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

August 10 @ 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: Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement®

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

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

Access Stillness in the Midst of Activity Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement® T’ai Chi Chih® is a moving meditation consisting of 20 easy-to-learn, accessible movements. A form of qigong, T’ai Chi Chih® circulates and balances the chi or energy of the body with the intention of bringing stillness and calm to the heart mind in the midst of activity. There are variations for standing, sitting, and lying down. Emphasis will be placed on…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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

August 11 @ 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: Liberation from Suffering: Buddha’s Four Noble Truths for BIPOC

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 1, 2021

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

An Online Class Series with Mushim Ikeda Wednesdays August 11th, 18th, 25th & September 1st 2021 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided What do the basic teachings of Buddhism have to offer BIPOC? The Buddha’s first teaching after his Enlightenment is called the Four Truths for Noble Ones. Together we’ll explore how “The Four Noble Truths” have been and continue to be a deep and empowering way for Black, Indigenous and People of…

Find out more »

Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

August 12 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

Find out more »

ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: Kapwa Flow Movement Meditation

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

August 13 @ 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

August 14 @ 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 »

Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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.…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement®

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

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

Access Stillness in the Midst of Activity Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement® T’ai Chi Chih® is a moving meditation consisting of 20 easy-to-learn, accessible movements. A form of qigong, T’ai Chi Chih® circulates and balances the chi or energy of the body with the intention of bringing stillness and calm to the heart mind in the midst of activity. There are variations for standing, sitting, and lying down. Emphasis will be placed on…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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

August 18 @ 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: Liberation from Suffering: Buddha’s Four Noble Truths for BIPOC

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 1, 2021

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

An Online Class Series with Mushim Ikeda Wednesdays August 11th, 18th, 25th & September 1st 2021 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided What do the basic teachings of Buddhism have to offer BIPOC? The Buddha’s first teaching after his Enlightenment is called the Four Truths for Noble Ones. Together we’ll explore how “The Four Noble Truths” have been and continue to be a deep and empowering way for Black, Indigenous and People of…

Find out more »

Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

August 19 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

Find out more »

ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: Kapwa Flow Movement Meditation

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

August 20 @ 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

August 21 @ 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 »

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

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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: Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement®

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

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

Access Stillness in the Midst of Activity Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement® T’ai Chi Chih® is a moving meditation consisting of 20 easy-to-learn, accessible movements. A form of qigong, T’ai Chi Chih® circulates and balances the chi or energy of the body with the intention of bringing stillness and calm to the heart mind in the midst of activity. There are variations for standing, sitting, and lying down. Emphasis will be placed on…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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

August 25 @ 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
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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: Liberation from Suffering: Buddha’s Four Noble Truths for BIPOC

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 1, 2021

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

An Online Class Series with Mushim Ikeda Wednesdays August 11th, 18th, 25th & September 1st 2021 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided What do the basic teachings of Buddhism have to offer BIPOC? The Buddha’s first teaching after his Enlightenment is called the Four Truths for Noble Ones. Together we’ll explore how “The Four Noble Truths” have been and continue to be a deep and empowering way for Black, Indigenous and People of…

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Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

August 26 @ 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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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

August 27 @ 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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ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

August 27 @ 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

August 28 @ 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: Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement®

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

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

Access Stillness in the Midst of Activity Dharma in Motion with Paul Ciske Tai Chi Chih – Joy through Movement® T’ai Chi Chih® is a moving meditation consisting of 20 easy-to-learn, accessible movements. A form of qigong, T’ai Chi Chih® circulates and balances the chi or energy of the body with the intention of bringing stillness and calm to the heart mind in the midst of activity. There are variations for standing, sitting, and lying down. Emphasis will be placed on…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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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September 2021

ONLINE: Midday Sangha

September 1 @ 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: Liberation from Suffering: Buddha’s Four Noble Truths for BIPOC

September 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 1, 2021

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

An Online Class Series with Mushim Ikeda Wednesdays August 11th, 18th, 25th & September 1st 2021 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided What do the basic teachings of Buddhism have to offer BIPOC? The Buddha’s first teaching after his Enlightenment is called the Four Truths for Noble Ones. Together we’ll explore how “The Four Noble Truths” have been and continue to be a deep and empowering way for Black, Indigenous and People of…

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Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

September 2 @ 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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

September 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

September 3 @ 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
+ 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

September 4 @ 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: Meditation & Movement: Creating Space in Your Body & Your Life

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Retreat  With Mushim Ikeda and Master Ellis Saturday, September 4th, 2021 PST Time Zone Converter - Closed Captioning Provided Using practice, demonstrations, and discussions, this online retreat will use meditation and movement to explore how to create and maintain greater mindfulness and spiritual balance throughout the day. Simple meditation techniques are taught for a range of practitioners, especially beginners. Movements are taught standing, sitting and reclining, and are appropriate for people with diverse abilities. All registered participants will receive a…

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ONLINE: Transforming Anxiety and Depression Using The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

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

An Online Class Series With Melvin Escobar Mondays, September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 22nd 7:00 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) - Closed Captioning Provided The Four Foundations of Mindfulness is a teaching found in all Buddhist traditions. They can provide a solid basis for understanding how anxiety and depression are an inevitable part of human experience. We will explore these teachings and interweave them with contemporary psychological frameworks, informed by an understanding of structural oppression. Through talks, interactive exercises,…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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

September 8 @ 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: Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

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

Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback An Online Class Series with René Rivera and Dawn Haney Wednesdays September 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided Do you make yourself different than who you are to be in relationship? Or feel forced to cut relationships out of your life to be your full authentic self? Like other forms of suffering, the Buddha’s teachings help us show up in difficult relationships…

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Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

September 9 @ 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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

September 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

September 10 @ 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
+ 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

September 11 @ 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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Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

September 11 @ 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

September 11 @ 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
+ Google Map

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: Transforming Anxiety and Depression Using The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

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

An Online Class Series With Melvin Escobar Mondays, September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 22nd 7:00 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) - Closed Captioning Provided The Four Foundations of Mindfulness is a teaching found in all Buddhist traditions. They can provide a solid basis for understanding how anxiety and depression are an inevitable part of human experience. We will explore these teachings and interweave them with contemporary psychological frameworks, informed by an understanding of structural oppression. Through talks, interactive exercises,…

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

September 14 @ 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: Alphabet Sangha

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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

September 15 @ 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: Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

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

Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback An Online Class Series with René Rivera and Dawn Haney Wednesdays September 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided Do you make yourself different than who you are to be in relationship? Or feel forced to cut relationships out of your life to be your full authentic self? Like other forms of suffering, the Buddha’s teachings help us show up in difficult relationships…

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Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

September 16 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

September 17 @ 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: Embracing Change: Zen & the Art of Creating a Life You Want

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class  With Rev. Liên Shutt Saturday, September 18th  9:30AM - 3:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) - Closed Captioning Provided Would you like to be more settled, intentional & mindful as you re-engage with the world? Change can be hard; even if it's something we want or are excited about. At times like these, pausing to connect to teachings both from Zen Buddhism and from the motivational field can help. Join Rev. Liên for a daylong workshop in which…

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

September 18 @ 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: Transforming Anxiety and Depression Using The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

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

An Online Class Series With Melvin Escobar Mondays, September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 22nd 7:00 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) - Closed Captioning Provided The Four Foundations of Mindfulness is a teaching found in all Buddhist traditions. They can provide a solid basis for understanding how anxiety and depression are an inevitable part of human experience. We will explore these teachings and interweave them with contemporary psychological frameworks, informed by an understanding of structural oppression. Through talks, interactive exercises,…

Find out more »

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

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

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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

September 22 @ 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: Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

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

Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback An Online Class Series with René Rivera and Dawn Haney Wednesdays September 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided Do you make yourself different than who you are to be in relationship? Or feel forced to cut relationships out of your life to be your full authentic self? Like other forms of suffering, the Buddha’s teachings help us show up in difficult relationships…

Find out more »

Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

September 23 @ 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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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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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Trans* & Genderqueer/Gender Variant peer-led Deep Refuge group

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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: Transforming Anxiety and Depression Using The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

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

An Online Class Series With Melvin Escobar Mondays, September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 22nd 7:00 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) - Closed Captioning Provided The Four Foundations of Mindfulness is a teaching found in all Buddhist traditions. They can provide a solid basis for understanding how anxiety and depression are an inevitable part of human experience. We will explore these teachings and interweave them with contemporary psychological frameworks, informed by an understanding of structural oppression. Through talks, interactive exercises,…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

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

September 29 @ 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: Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

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

Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback An Online Class Series with René Rivera and Dawn Haney Wednesdays September 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided Do you make yourself different than who you are to be in relationship? Or feel forced to cut relationships out of your life to be your full authentic self? Like other forms of suffering, the Buddha’s teachings help us show up in difficult relationships…

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Online & In Person (1st and 3rd Thursdays) People of Color Yoga

September 30 @ 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

Weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz Livestreamed every week and outdoors in Snow Park 1st and 3rd Thursdays 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…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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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October 2021

ONLINE: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

October 1 @ 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: Alphabet Sangha

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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: People of Color Sangha

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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: EBMC Maha Sangha (For All Beings)

October 8 @ 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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Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

October 9 @ 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

October 9 @ 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: Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha – Peer Led Deep Refuge group

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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: Alphabet Sangha

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

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: People of Color Sangha

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 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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