Events



Free Meditation Workshop

May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meditation has been proven to: lower blood pressure, relieve stress, and help you cope with anxiety. It has also been shown to be very effective with chronic pain, insomnia, and panic disorder. The wonderful thing about meditation is that it can be used anywhere, even on the way to work and has no dangerous side effects. In this one session class you will learn this simple technique that can change your life. This class is based upon the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

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Instructor: Sergio Moreno and Daniel Scharpenburg
Date: One Session beginning May 25, 2022
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: St. Marks Hope and Peace Lutheran Church
Class Fee: Free

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Boundless Heart Class – Online

May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Compassion, kindness, equanimity, and joy are not only the fruits of the awakened life but also the path to it—attitudes of mind that can be cultivated through intention and dedication. Also known as the brahma viharas (sublime abodes) and the “Four Immeasurables,” these enobling qualities are far more than simply the “feel-good” states they are often mistaken for. They must be pursued sincerely as a spiritual practice—not just as a means of getting a “spiritual high”—in order to experience the full extent of their power.

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Facilitator: Daniel Scharpenburg & Lama Matthew Palden Gocha
Date: 4 sessions every last Sunday of the month beginning on May 29, 2022
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Class Fee: $30
Text: Boundless Heart – Get it on Amazon or at the Rime Center gift shop.

These classes are available to EVERYONE. We have “Suggested Fees,” however pay whatever you can afford for the class. Everyone is welcome! It is our hope that some will pay more to cover those who can’t afford the usual fee. We simply want everyone to have access to these wonderful classes. 

Use coupon R1M3CL@55 if you are unable to afford to class fee.

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Joy of Mindfulness Summit:

I’m participating in this event in early June through Mindful Kansas City.

In order to expand awareness and stimulate interest in the Kansas City metro about the benefits of mindfulness for health and wellbeing, we are offering 5 days of mindfulness practices led by some of our area’s most experienced teachers.

This FREE event happening June 5-10, 2022, starts with a live panel discussion and Q & A Sunday from 7-8:30 pm. Then we invite participants to connect with joy, wonder or awe through daily, pre-recorded practices Monday through Friday. Each day begins with a short hosted introduction of the teacher(s) for that day. Videos will be available for 30 days on our platform so participants can enjoy them using a self-paced approach.

The Joy of Mindfulness Summit will be hosted on the Mindful Kansas City website.

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Introduction to Meditation:

This is a class I teach for Midcontinent Public Library. I’m doing this a lot in the summer of 2022. Show up if you can.

Explore Zen meditation posture options, how to reign in your monkey mind, and the role pondering paradoxes plays in calming your thoughts.

 May 28, 2022, 2:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation
 Lone Jack
211 N. Bynum Road
Lone Jack, MO 64070-9588
June 6, 2022, 6:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Colbern Road Library Center
1000 N.E. Colbern Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086-5811
June 14, 2022, 6:30pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Woodneath Library Center
8900 NE Flintlock Road
Kansas City, MO 64157
June 16, 2022, 6:30pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Smithville
120 Richardson St.
Smithville, MO 64089-9038
June 20, 2022, 6:30pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Riverside
2700 N.W. Vivion Road
Riverside, MO 64150-9432
June 23, 2022, 6:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Platte City
2702 Prairie View Rd
Platte City, MO 64079-7604
June 28, 2022, 7:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Blue Springs South
2220 S.W. State Route 7
Blue Springs, MO 64014-3957
July 11, 2022, 6:30pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Claycomo
309 E. U.S. Highway 69
Claycomo, MO 64119-3116
July 12, 2022, 7:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Antioch
6060 N. Chestnut Avenue
Gladstone, MO 64119-1847
July 14, 2022, 7:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Parkville
8815 Tom Watson Parkway
Parkville, MO 64152-3522
July 18, 2022, 7:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Blue Ridge
9253 Blue Ridge Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64138-4028
July 19, 2022, 6:30pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

Oak Grove
2320 S. Broadway Street
Oak Grove, MO 64075-9369
July 26, 2022, 7:00pm
An Introduction to Zen Meditation

North Independence
317 W 24 Hwy
Independence, MO 64050

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