"Mindfulness Practice isn't just about escaping to some magical inner realm devoid of life's challenges. The Practice is about progressively opening your heart and calming your mind enough to engage Life directly, to be more fully Present in a kind, clear, and helpful way."

Your MMM Courtesy Wake Up Call! Musings on Life and Practice by a Long-time Student of Meditation.

MEDITATION OPPORTUNITIES

IN THE PIONEER VALLEY
(This information was collected from web sources and has not been verified as current.  Check the contact information listed to verify status if interested.  Please contact me with additions and corrections.)

MONDAY
Monday Morning Mindfulness
Early Bird 7:15 - 8:45 AM
Intro and Beyond  9:00 - 10:30 AM
Community Yoga and Wellness Center
16 Federal Street, Upstairs, Gfld
http://mondaymorningmindfulness.nethttp://mondaymorningmindfulness.blogspot.com/

Ashfield Group
7:30 - 8:45 AM
Ann Gibson 413.625.1094
Sitting Meditation
10 - 11:30 AM
Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center
191 Main Street, Northampton,
(413) 585-9848
http://pioneervalley.shambhala.org/
Sitting and Discussion
5:30 - 6:15 PM  6:15 - 6:45 PM
Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley
Eastworks
116 Pleasant Street
Suite 242


Heart of Recovery
7-8:30 PM
Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center
191 Main Street, Northampton,
(413) 585-9848
http://pioneervalley.shambhala.org/
Greenfield Zen
7:00 -8:30 PM
Green River Yoga and Movement Arts
158 Main Street, Upstairs, Gfld.
Peel Sonier (413) 665-0278
Northampton Zen
7:30 to 9:00 pm.
320 Riverside Drive.
Jeffrey Brooks (413) 584-6139

TUESDAY
Tuesday Mindfulness Circle
1 - 2:30 PM
Recovery Learning Community
74 Federal Street, Gfld
http://mondaymorningmindfulness.net

Green River Zen
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Dixon House, Behind Leverett Congregational Church,
4 Montague Road, Leverett
http://www.greenriverzen.org/


Boundless Way Zen - Northampton
7:30 - 8:30 PM (Beginners: Please arrive at 7:10 for introductory instruction)
Unitarian Church
220 Main Street, 
Northampton, MA
David Caruso  (dacaruso@mac.com)
www.northamptonzen.org
Living Dharma Center  (Zen)
7:00 - 9:00 PM  (First Tuesday orientation for beginners 6:30 PM)
35 State Street


WEDNESDAY
Hopping Tree Sangha (Thich Nhat Hanh Zen)
7:00 - 8:15 AM
16 Kellogg Street
Amherst, MA
Laurene Grenier
Zen Meditation
7:15 - 8:30 AM
Serenity Yoga
Village Commons
15 College Street

Two Streams Zen​
6:30 - 7:30 PM
​Body-Mind Zen Temple
78 Main Street Second Floor

Wednesday Mindfulness Circle
6:15 - 7:30 PM
Recovery Learning Community
74 Federal Street, Gfld
http://mondaymorningmindfulness.net

Sit and Talk
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center
191 Main Street, Northampton,
(413) 585-9848
http://pioneervalley.shambhala.org/
Open Sit and Talk
7:15 - 8:30 PM
Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley
Eastworks
116 Pleasant Street
Suite 242

THURSDAY
Refuge Recovery/
Dharma Punx of Western MA
6:30 PM - ?
Kinne Building,
Holyoke Medical Center
20 hospital drive,
Holyoke, MA
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1505228079721840/

One Mind Zen Sangha
6:45 -8:30 PM
Arts and Industry Building
Studio (r)Evolution, #422
221 Pine Street
Florence, MA


FRIDAY
Unguided Sitting
5:45 - 6:30 PM
Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley
Eastworks
116 Pleasant Street
Suite 242

Friday Evening Meditation Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Recovery Learning Community
74 Federal Street
Greenfield, MA
Derrick Hart
nightwinners@hotmail.com
(315) 561 6893


Refuge Recovery
7:00 PM - ?
Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley
Eastworks, 2nd Floor
116 Pleasant Street
Suite 242
Easthampton, MA 01027-2755
413-527-0388
general@insightpv.org

SATURDAY
Meditation and Chanting
8:30 - 10:00 AM
Dixon House, Behind Leverett Congregational Church,
4 Montague Road, Leverett
http://www.greenriverzen.org/
Dharma Punx/Refuge Recovery
5:30 PM
Indigo Healing and Massage Center
45 Main St, Florence, MA 01062
(413) 584-9993
SUNDAY
Wendell Mediation Group
8:30 - 9:30 AM
Wendell Senior Center
Kevin Skorupa  
(978) 544-3218
wyanokie@gmail.com
Deb Tyler
 (978) 544-3591 
circlemedicine@gmail.com 
Web Link

Public Sitting
Generally 9:00 - 11:00 AM
(Call or email ahead for information)
Black Moon Zendo
North Amherst Mindfulness Meditation Group
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Mary Porcino  (413) 549-8405

Western Mass Sangha of the Order of Interbeing
(Thich Nhat Hanh)
4:00 - 6:00 PM (1st and 3rd Sundays)
Pru Grand (413) 625-9495

Northampton Insight Meditation Community
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts
The Fitzwilly Building, 25 Main Street
Northampton, MA
http://www.northamptoninsight.org/
Martin Urbel  (413) 584-2515.
Bodhisara Insight Meditation Community





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