Weekly Meditation Classes

meditator in gymClass fee for regular classes is $10, ($5 for students or limited income) and no one is turned away for lack of funds.

After daytime classes, we generally gather for tea, snacks and more conversation.

BENEFITS OF MEDITATION: A regular meditation practice has many benefits:

  • Helps overcome stress
  • Reduces anxiety and worry
  • Brings inner calm and a feeling of well-being
  • Gives clarity to solve our problems
  • Helps us deal with difficult people and situations
  • CAUSE OF INNER PEACE AND LASTING HAPPINESS

Frequently Asked Questions

Our classes are designed to give a broad practical introduction to Buddhist meditation, teachings, and practice. They combine guided meditation with practical spiritual advice that you can immediately apply as a method for improving the quality of your daily life.

Through guided meditations, you will learn how to meditate, concentrate, and overcome distractions. You will also learn different meditation topics that help  overcome negative states of mind, such as anger, stress and strong attachment, and cultivate positive states of mind, such as patience and love.

Is there a dress code?

No. Just dress comfortably and normally. The room temperature may change, so you may want to dress in layers.

Do I have to sit on a cushion?

No. We have comfortable chairs and most people sit in chairs. Cushions are available.

Is it wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Absolutely. There is a handicapped parking space directly in front, and a ramp.

Can I bring my child?

If they are old enough to sit quietly during a meditation. Unfortunately we do not have a separate room for kids, but they could be taken outside. Generally people do not bring young children.

Upcoming Meditation Classes

Dec
18
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Meditation in St Augustine: Transform Your Life @ Discovery Yoga | Saint Augustine | Florida | United States
NEW SERIES: How to Transform Your Life with Resident Teacher Carol Lutker and Pat Widergren. You can download this e-book for FREE: http://howtoTYL.com Each class includes two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion. Everyone welcome! TOPICS: SEPT[...]
7:00 pm 8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
8 Steps to Happiness-  Atlantic Beach @ Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
The Buddhist Way of Loving-kindness From the renowned Eight Verses of Training the Mind  (Lojong) by Tibetan Yogi Langri Tangpa, this course reveals the essence of the Buddhist path to enlightenment. Two guided meditations, teaching[...]
Dec
20
Wed
2017
7:00 pm How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
How to Understand the Mind - Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Meditations and new topics, with Kadampa Teacher John Jones based on “How to Understand the Mind” by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
Dec
24
Sun
2017
10:00 am Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Service: How to Transform Your Life @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
NEW SERIES This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, a teaching from How to Transform Your Life with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and a deeper meditation[...]
Dec
25
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Dec 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Meditation in St Augustine: Transform Your Life @ Discovery Yoga | Saint Augustine | Florida | United States
NEW SERIES: How to Transform Your Life with Resident Teacher Carol Lutker and Pat Widergren. You can download this e-book for FREE: http://howtoTYL.com Each class includes two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion. Everyone welcome! TOPICS: SEPT[...]
Dec
27
Wed
2017
7:00 pm How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
How to Understand the Mind - Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Meditations and new topics, with Kadampa Teacher John Jones based on “How to Understand the Mind” by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
Dec
31
Sun
2017
10:00 am Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Service: How to Transform Your Life @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
NEW SERIES This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, a teaching from How to Transform Your Life with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and a deeper meditation[...]