Feb
20
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
22
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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Feb
23
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
25
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
25
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
26
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
27
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
1
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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Mar
2
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
4
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
4
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
5
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
6
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
8
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+

2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+ Meditation Group

TIME: 6PM – 7PM

Monthly Mindfulness group for anyone identified as LGBTQIA+. We will meet and have a mindfulness or heart based meditation practice for 25 – 30 minutes followed by a Dharma talk on topics to help expand your mindfulness practice and bring it into your day to day life. The session will end with open discussion with personal reflection, comments and questions. The talks will be geared towards topics that impact the LGBTQI community.  No experience needed.

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Mar
9
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
11
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
12
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
13
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
15
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
18
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
18
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
19
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
20
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
22
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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Mar
23
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
25
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
26
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Mar
27
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Mar
29
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Mar
30
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
1
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
1
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
2
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
3
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
5
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
9
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
10
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
12
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+

2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+ Meditation Group

TIME: 6PM – 7PM

Monthly Mindfulness group for anyone identified as LGBTQIA+. We will meet and have a mindfulness or heart based meditation practice for 25 – 30 minutes followed by a Dharma talk on topics to help expand your mindfulness practice and bring it into your day to day life. The session will end with open discussion with personal reflection, comments and questions. The talks will be geared towards topics that impact the LGBTQI community.  No experience needed.

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Apr
13
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
15
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
15
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
16
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
17
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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Apr
20
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
22
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
23
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
24
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
26
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
29
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Apr
30
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
1
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
3
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
3
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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May
4
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
6
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
6
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
7
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
8
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
9
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
10
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
10
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+

2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+ Meditation Group

TIME: 6PM – 7PM

Monthly Mindfulness group for anyone identified as LGBTQIA+. We will meet and have a mindfulness or heart based meditation practice for 25 – 30 minutes followed by a Dharma talk on topics to help expand your mindfulness practice and bring it into your day to day life. The session will end with open discussion with personal reflection, comments and questions. The talks will be geared towards topics that impact the LGBTQI community.  No experience needed.

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May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
13
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
13
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
14
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
15
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
17
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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May
18
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
20
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
20
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
21
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
22
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
23
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
24
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
24
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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May
25
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
27
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
27
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
28
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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May
29
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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May
31
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
19
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
18
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
16
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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Feb
15
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
13
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
12
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
11
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
9
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+

2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

Unity Sangha: LGBTQIA+ Meditation Group

TIME: 6PM – 7PM

Monthly Mindfulness group for anyone identified as LGBTQIA+. We will meet and have a mindfulness or heart based meditation practice for 25 – 30 minutes followed by a Dharma talk on topics to help expand your mindfulness practice and bring it into your day to day life. The session will end with open discussion with personal reflection, comments and questions. The talks will be geared towards topics that impact the LGBTQI community.  No experience needed.

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Feb
8
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Professionals Group (Requirement)

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Practice & Discussion for Helping Professionals

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

Facilitators: Andrew Chapman, LMSW & Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP

This group will focus on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community.

ATS Facilitator, Rachael Tanner-Smith LPC-MHSP, and ATS Executive Director, Andrew Chapman LMSW, will facilitate this group, focusing on topics and themes related to the intersection of Western & Buddhist psychology, as well as general mindfulness & brahmavihara (heart practices). We hope to provide insightful & meaningful dialogue about integrating Buddhist practices with clients, but primarily intend the group as a means of supporting helping professionals through practice, discussion, and community. There is absolutely no ‘experience’ requirement for participation. There are no dues or fees associated with the group, but donations are welcomed and appreciated. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT: you must be either a licensed 'helping professional' or currently enrolled in graduate school or working towards a licensure as a 'helping professional'.

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Feb
8
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
6
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Feb
5
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
4
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Feb
2
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Feb
1
7:00 PM19:00

Buddhist Study Group

1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Buddhist Study Group

TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM

This study and discussion group is intended for those who are interested in reading selected literature and incorporating literature themes into their Dharma practice. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.  During the group, there will be a silent meditation period and a short synopsis and talk on each chapter of the selected book or reading, followed by an open group discussion.

Attendance is on a drop in basis. Participants are not required to attend a certain number of sessions. All are invited, even those who are not committed to the readings.

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Feb
1
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Practice Session

WEDNESDAY: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

This weekly class will provide a fundamental framework for the practice of mindfulness. Meditation instructions will be offered, followed by a Q&A, and then a talk on a mindfulness-related topic. This is a great class for those new to the practice of Mindfulness.

The weekly Mindfulness Practice Session will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist meditation (mindfulness or heart practice).  Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Jan
30
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga

This is a donation based vinyasa yoga class. Open to all, no experience necessary.

Description:

The Buddha encouraged the cultivation of embodied awareness as the foundation for the development of mindfulness. This vinyasa yoga class offers an opportunity to bring mindfulness into your daily life through the power of mindful movement. This class will be a good fit for all, no experience is necessary.

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Jan
29
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Jan
28
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (PM)

Group Facilitator: Andrew Chapman

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Jan
28
10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk & Discussion Group (AM)

Group Facilitators: Mikey Noechel & Rachael Tanner-Smith (10am – 11:30am class)

These weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion classes offer a guided meditation, talk and discussion centered around the core teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion groups will begin with a period of guided mindfulness meditation or heart practice meditation (about 25 – 35 mins), leaving some time after for questions or comments around your meditation experience or the practice in general. Next, the group facilitator will offer a Dharma Talk (about 30 – 45 mins), which is a reflection on a topic related to Buddhist practice. Lastly, there will be some time for open discussion, allowing for questions, general comments, or personal reflections on the topic for the evening. No one is required to speak or participate during the group, however, all are welcome to share during the open discussion. There is no experience necessary for this class.

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Jan
26
7:30 PM19:30

Refuge Recovery

This meeting is open to all people seeking support from any type of addiction (drug & alcohol, sex, love & relationship, eating disorder, other process addictions…).

There is no requirement for attendance. The group will explore how Buddhist practices can offer support and deepen the process of recovery.

Group Facilitators:

Each RR group holds monthly business meetings where group facilitators are assigned for the month. These facilitators are not empowered Buddhist teachers, but instead, are trusted peers from the larger RR community.

Description:

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.

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Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

SPECIAL EVENT - ATS FOUNDER, NOAH LEVINE

Cost: $20 - please pre-register for the event by clicking HERE.

You can also pre-register via Venmo - @atsnashville - use the comment "Noah Levine"

Join us at ATS Nashville for an evening of Meditation, Dharma, & Discussion with Against the Stream Founder, Noah Levine!

When: Thursday, January 25th

Time: 7pm - 8:30pm (plz come early, as seats may fill up)

Noah Levine is the author of Dharma Punx, Against The Stream, The Heart of the Revolution and Refuge Recovery. He is also a Buddhist teacher, author and counselor. Noah has created a Buddhist approach to addiction recovery called Refuge Recovery, that includes peer led meetings as well as a professional treatment center. He is also the founding teacher of Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, with centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco and over 20 affiliated groups around North America. He teaches meditation classes, workshops and retreats internationally. Noah holds a Masters degree in counseling psychology and lives in Los Angeles.

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