Beginner

Muck-in Mondays

A weekly opportunity for active dana given in the form of keeping our shrine spaces and centre well maintained, safe, clean and tidy. Join us every week  13:45-16:45 or just when you can. We will start and finish with a short ritual and check-in over a mid-afternoon break. Working together, mindful of each other, in our practice of giving what we can, with an open heart. This is an exploration of team-work and practice and we'd love you to join in. We plan to get greener and so do bring any environmentally friendly cleaning  or DIY know-how you might have.

Repeats every week every Monday. 1.45pm to 4.45pm

Yoga with Joy Tuesdays 17:45-19:00 25th February- 31st March

From Tuesday 25th Feb 2020 to Tuesday 31st Mar 2020, 5.45pm - 7.00pm
(except Tue Mar 10 2020)
Price: 
£40.00

Joy Charnley 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 is a mixed class. It will have people in it who are experienced yoga practitioners and also warmly welcomes beginners.

You can book for the 5 week block (£40/30) or pay each week as a drop in. No class on 10th March as centre is closed. 

Drop in £9/£7

 

Wednesday Lunchtime Drop In Meditation

From Wednesday 8th Jan 2020 to Wednesday 16th Dec 2020, 12.30pm - 1.00pm
(except Wed Mar 11 2020)

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 and Meditation

Repeats every week every Wednesday. 7.00pm to 9.30pm

A Six Week Introductory Course We investigate the Buddha's teachings via the three-fold path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to calming meditation practices, followed by a tea break. In the second half of the evening, there will be a talk, followed by group discussion led by an experienced Buddhist practitioner.

Price: 
£0.00
Giftaid: 
No

Thursday Drop In Meditation

From Thursday 9th Jan 2020 to Thursday 17th Dec 2020, 10.30am - 11.30am
(except Thu Mar 12 2020)

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,...

Friday Drop-in Meditation

From Friday 10th Jan 2020 to Friday 18th Dec 2020, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
(except Fri Mar 13 2020)

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 (from 17th January)

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.

Re-starts 17th January and runs through to 29th May (no class Friday 13th March or Friday 10th April) 

£7 / £5 payable to Pauline on the night

Price: 
£7.00
Giftaid: 
Yes

Young Buddhist Meetup

Young Buddhists: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

A monthly meetup for those between 16-35 interested in Buddhism and meditation. A chance to connect, practice and go deeper with those of a similar age. We will eat, chat and meditate together, exploring the theme of 'Virya'- energy in pursuit of the good. Newcomers and regulars welcome. Next meet-up: Sunday April 12th

Search Facebook for Glasgow Young Buddhists or follow this link

5.30pm to 8.30pm

Tai Chi with Pete McLeod 8 week course starts 17th April

From Friday 17th Apr 2020 to Friday 17th Apr 2020, 5.45pm - 6.45pm
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.

Starts on friday 17th April 2020 and runs to 19th June 2020. Please note no class on 22nd May or 5th June. ...

The Poet's Way 2020

Deepening our spiritual practice through the power of creativity, words and the poetry of life

 Sundays from 5.15pm(for a 5.30pm start) to 9pm at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre, 329 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW.
Bring writing materials, a poem for sharing with 4 copies – yours or by someone else, and vegetarian food to share.

26th Jan, 23rd Feb, 22nd March, 26th April, 24th May, 21st June, 23rd Aug, 27th Sept, 25th Oct, 22nd Nov, 13th Dec

Repeats every month on February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November on the fourth Sunday. 5.15pm to 9.00pm