Classes at the temple are given for a variety of interests pertaining to Buddhism and Japanese culture. All classes are open to the general public. For schedules see the Calendar page or request a newsletter. For more information about a particular class call the temple (415) 388-1173 or by email to info@BuddhistTempleOfMarin.org
Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arranging) - Master Teachers Kinsui Saiki and Julie Nakatani invite all, from beginner to advanced students. Classes start in September and will be held on the second and fourth Monday of each month from 7:30 pm. Pre-registration is required and there is a yearly membership fee of $25 and $17 fee per session. For information leave a message for Julie Nakatani by calling (408) 255-1264 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic Buddhism Class - taught by Catherine Shaw, a long-time member of the Buddhist Temple of Marin with a Masters degree in Buddhist studies from the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley California. Catherine will be leading a five-week introductory course on Buddhism in the fall of 2012. Class listings are on the Calendar page and a course description on the Events page.
Dharma Study Class with Reverend Ronald Kobata,our supervising minister, happens most months except August. Third Thursday of the month 7:30 - 9:00 pm. Check calendar to make sure it is happening. Free
Meditation - Introductory Buddhist meditation led by sangha members. Every Tuesday evening from 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Free
Yoga - Instructor Leigh Threlkel provides a safe and friendly environment for students to explore their breath, deepen their yoga experience and nourish their soul while developing strength, flexibility and calmness of mind. Levels 1-3 Tuesday 9:30-10:45am (new time starting Jan. 15, 2013, 9:15 - 10:30 am). $15 donation per class. For more information go to the instructor's website: http://www.leighthrelkel.com