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November 2018

Class on the 3 Characteristics

November 28, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Unity Church of the Sierra, 1933 California
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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The three characteristics of life are lenses through which we can view the reality of our existence:  unsatisfactoriness, impermanence and not-self.  When we see these aspects of life clearly, deep inner peace can result.  We will explore them in terms of meditation and everyday life. Join Kathy Schwerin and Angela Sullivan for this first of two stand-alone classes. Although prompted by our recent 5-week Introduction to Meditation series, anyone is welcome to attend one or both classes.  Both classes will…

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December 2018

Class on How Buddhism Spread and Adapted

December 5, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Unity Church of the Sierra, 1933 California
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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The Buddha lived in what is now Northern India.  Over the centuries it spread south to Sri Lanka, Thailand, Burma and Laos, north to Tibet, China, Korea, Japan and Viet Nam, and now has come to the west.  In each new location Buddhism adopted some of the extant spiritual and/or cultural practices so that it looks quite different in different countries.  We will explore the similarities and differences in the major types of Buddhism practiced today. Join Kathy Schwerin and…

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January 2019

Retreat from the Holidays – January 6, 2019

January 5 - January 6
Sierra Foot & Ankle / Ascent Physical Therapy, 2350 S.. Carson St., #3
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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Kathy Schwerin, Christy Tews and Angela Sullivan will co-lead this day of silence, mindfulness meditation and gentle movement. They will offer techniques to use throughout the year to center, calm and ground yourself. The day will be in silence except for instruction, a dharma talk and periods for question and answer. The retreat will be especially suited for those new to meditation. Experienced meditators will benefit from a quiet day of review and renewal. Prepare for comfort with layered clothing.…

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Mindfulness and Meditation Class Series

January 30 @ 11:30 am - February 27 @ 1:00 pm
Unity Church of the Sierra, 1933 California
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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  Mindfulness and Meditation Class Series 5 Wednesdays, 6:30-8 PM,  January 30 — February 27, 2019 This 5-week class will introduce attendees to the practice of sitting, walking, and eating meditation, and teach participants how to bring mindfulness to everyday life.  Core Buddhist concepts will also be explored.  Some classes may include mindful movement. Between them teachers Kathy Schwerin and Angela Sullivan have almost 100 years of meditation and yoga experience.  They have been teaching one thing or another since they…

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February 2019

Lake Tahoe Mindfulness & Movement – Denise Barclay – Feb. 22-24, 2019

February 22 @ 10:30 am - February 24 @ 6:00 am
Camp Galilee, 1776 U.S. 50
Glenbrook , NV 89413 United States
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Two Night Residential Retreat at beautiful Lake Tahoe with Denise Barclay A retreat with sound and silence, movement and stillness, introspection and self-expression at beautiful Camp Galilee! On this retreat we will practice the four foundations of mindfulness through gentle yoga and QiGong practices, walking and sitting meditations, and immersion into sound. The practice of mindfulness will be woven into other activities like art and conscious movement while relaxing in the beauty of Lake Tahoe and savoring the nutritious and…

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March 2019

– This Retreat is Full – “There’s More Than One Way to Skin an Ego: The Multiplicity of Meditations”: A 3-Night Residential Retreat with Santikaro at Lake Tahoe

March 31 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 6:00 am
Camp Galilee, 1776 U.S. 50
Glenbrook , NV 89413 United States
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THIS RETREAT IS FULL AS OF 3/24/2019 AND IS NOT ACCEPTING NEW REGISTRATIONS AT THIS TIME -- Please consider other DZIMC residential retreats, such as the August 2019 Heather Sundberg retreat or the November 2019 Denise Barclay retreat - THANK YOU! Join us on the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe for a 4-Day, 3-Night Residential Silent Meditation Retreat with Santikaro, Sunday March 31, 3pm- Wednesday April 3, 1pm. • As we encounter different types of meditation beyond what we started…

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April 2019

“Letting Go” Two Daylong Retreats with John Travis – April 20-21, 2019

April 20 @ 3:00 am - 10:00 am
Sierra Foot & Ankle / Ascent Physical Therapy, 2350 S.. Carson St., #3
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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April 20, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm April 21, 2019  9:30 am - 4:00 pm DOWNLOAD THE FLYER The Buddha and subsequent teachers, have directly or by inference, taught "letting go". They point out the price we pay for holding on to views, opinions and judgements. That price is the suffering we inflict on ourselves and others by holding on to being "right".In this retreat we will explore how this simple practice of being quiet and listening can soften…

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“Letting Go” Two Daylong Retreats with John Travis – April 20-21, 2019

April 21 @ 2:30 am - 9:00 am
Sierra Foot & Ankle / Ascent Physical Therapy, 2350 S.. Carson St., #3
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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April 20, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm April 21, 2019  9:30 am - 4:00 pm DOWNLOAD THE FLYER The Buddha and subsequent teachers, have directly or by inference, taught "letting go". They point out the price we pay for holding on to views, opinions and judgements. That price is the suffering we inflict on ourselves and others by holding on to being "right".In this retreat we will explore how this simple practice of being quiet and listening can soften…

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May 2019

Daylong Retreat with Kathy Schwerin: Buddhism and the Brain

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
O2 Yoga, 1557 Zerolene Place
Minden, NV 89423 United States
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  Buddhism and the Brain:  Meditation and Daily Life CORRECT TIME for this event is 9:30 AM - 4 PM Modern neuroscience confirms the Buddha’s insights about the mind and how to find freedom and happiness. It also gives us some more tools for our practice toolbox. This day will combine sitting and walking meditation with several short talks throughout the day, exploring the integration of brain science and Buddhist concepts. There will be opportunities for questions and answers. This…

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August 2019

Residential Retreat with Heather Sundberg – August 11-16, 2019 – Retreat Full.

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - August 16 @ 1:00 pm
Camp Galilee, 1776 U.S. 50
Glenbrook , NV 89413 United States
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$490

This Retreat is full and the waiting list is full as well. PAY YOUR BALANCE ONLINE WITH PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD by July 31st. Click the Donate Button below and fill in your payment amount. 5-Night Residential Retreat with Heather Sundberg at Camp Galilee, Glenbrook Nevada (Lake Tahoe) The Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community presents “Awakening through the Body, Heart & Mind” Taught by Heather Sundberg The essence of meditation includes settling & stabilizing attention, encouraging embodied presence, developing mindfulness-wisdom…

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