Beginner

For regular weekly events including meditation, yoga and sangha events, see our Drop-in page

Tai Chi & Meditation with Pam Hill (Bodhiccha) & Allan Cunningham *no charge for beginners with student cards

From Monday 21st Jan 2019 to Monday 21st Jan 2019, 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Price: 
£60.00

Bodhiccha and Allan are both pupils of Wee Kee Jin and are certified instructors of the School of Central Equilibrium founded by him. This school teaches the Yang style short form of Cheng Man-Ching, as developed by Master Huang of Malaysia. Master Huang developed the form as a martial art and brought into it some elements of White Crane karate, but the form as we teach it remains close to that taught by Cheng Man-Ching.

Master Huang also devised the five primary loosening exercises which we use as a form of chi gung. There is an emphasis on stability and precision in the form and...

Essentials of Buddhist Meditation - 6 week MORNING COURSE - starts 22nd January

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00
Price: 
£0.00

Essentials of Buddhist Meditation, a six week mornings course
starts Tuesday 22nd January, 10am-12noon

A structured introduction to meditation, posture, setting up a practice, balancing effort and relaxation. Participants will gain a practical ability in the two foundation meditation practices, the mindfulness of breathing and the metta bhavana (development of loving kindness).

Meditation can produce many benefits, from reducing stress and improving quality of life, to accessing clearer states of mind and positive emotions such as love...

Yoga with Joy Charnley

Repeats every week every Tuesday. 5.30pm to 6.45pm

Joy qualified with Yoga Scotland in 2011 and since then has been teaching a range of classess and 1:1 sessions, focussing on body and breath awareness. This class is suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to consolidate their practice. 

You can book for 6 week block (£48/36) or pay each week as a drop in. Dates are 8th, 22nd January (no class 15th & 29th) and 5th, 12th & 19th February. (Please note centre is closed 13th - 20th January for our Community Rainy Season Retreat)

Drop in £9/£7

Price: 
£48.00
Giftaid: 
Yes

Wednesday Lunchtime Drop In Meditation restarts 23rd January 2019

From Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019 to Wednesday 18th Dec 2019, 12.30pm
(except Wed Apr 18 2018)

This popular lunchtime class is designed for anyone working or living locally. Take half an hour out of your weekly routine to refresh your body and mind with meditation.  This class is suitable for experienced meditators and also those with no prior experience of sitting meditation. It runs from 12.30 -1pm.

Please note that as this class is only 30 mins long any instruction will be brief and minimal. For a fuller introduction to meditation please see our Thursday Morning Drop In.

There is no fee for the course. All our meditation and Buddhism events have no charge.

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Essentials of Buddhism Level 1 starts 23rd January

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:15

A Six Week Introductory Course 

THIS 6 WEEK COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. THE NEXT 6 WEEK COURSE WILL START ON 20TH MARCH. 

We investigate the three-fold path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to meditation followed by a tea break and then study and discussion led by an experienced Buddhist. Participants progress through three levels of the study with Level 1 suitable for those completely new to Buddhism. The course will give a clear account of the foundations of the Buddha’s teachings. Participants...

Thursday Drop In Meditation re-starts 24th January 2019

From Thursday 24th Jan 2019 to Thursday 19th Dec 2019, 10.30am - 11.30am

This weekly meditation drop-in is suitable for complete beginners, and also those with some experience of the mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana (development of loving kindness) meditations.  

The newcomers class covers the following areas: posture, body awareness, the foundations of mindfulness practice and developing kindness for oneself and others. Those new to meditation will gain a practical ability in the two foundation meditation practices we teach. Meditation can produce many benefits, from reducing stress and aiding sleep to enjoying clearer states of mind,...

Qigong with Susanne Lin Jensen - Ba Shi sequence, Meridian sweep & self healing

4.30pm to 5.30pm

Qigong with Susanne Lin Jensen, a teacher of the Dragon Spring Taiji School

New 6 week course Ba Shi - a sequence of eight Qigang moves will be taught. You will also learn the meridian sweep and Qigong self healing - starting Thursday 24th January 16:30-17:30

 

Deposit £20

Course cost £36 full rate, £30 consession 

Price: 
£20.00
Giftaid: 
Yes

Friday Drop-in Meditation re-starts 25th January 2019

From Friday 25th Jan 2019 to Friday 20th Dec 2019, 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Our weekly Friday meditation drop-in is suitable for both complete beginners and those with some experience of the mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana (development of loving kindness) meditations.  

The newcomers class covers the following areas: posture, body awareness, the foundations of mindfulness practice and developing kindness for oneself and others. Those new to meditation will gain a practical ability in the two foundation meditation practices we teach. Meditation can produce many benefits, from reducing stress and aiding sleep to enjoying clearer states of mind,...

Iyengar Yoga Level 1 with Pauline Hamilton. Drop in available

Repeats every week every Friday. 5.45pm to 6.45pm

Pauline qualified as an Iyengar Yoga teacher in 2011.

Her classes are suitable for beginners as well as regulars and will help you develop greater strength, improved posture and balance.

Classes are on Fridays, 5.45pm - 6.45pm. You can book per calender month or pay per class. See our Drop-in page.

£7 / £5 payable to Pauline on the night

Price: 
£7.00
Giftaid: 
No

Tai Chi with Pete McLeod

From Friday 25th Jan 2019 to Friday 29th Mar 2019, 5.45pm - 6.45pm
(except Fri Feb 15 2019, Fri Mar 08 2019)
Price: 
£48.00

Pete has been practising Tai Chi since 1994 and teaching since 2009.  He initially studied Yang style long form under Alistair Sutherland and then latterly studied the short form under Tom Williams.  He is a registered instructor with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain.

The class caters for beginners & regulars and includes instruction in the Yang short form, Qigong (energy cultivation) and a short meditation. The focus of the class is health and well-being.

Beginners and Regulars

£48/£32 per person for 8 week block

Glasgow Gay Men's Meditation Group - Last Sunday in month

Welcome!

We hope that you can manage to come along on the last Sunday in the month and meditate with us.

As usual there will be two groups, one for beginners and another for men who have been to our events before or are able to meditate without too much instruction.

After that we will enjoy a relaxed sociable lunch - please bring vegetarian food to share.

Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November, December on the last Sunday. 10.30am to 3.30pm