March 25th and April 15th, 2 – 5pm. Pure Land of Iowa in Clive. This retreat includes Mindfulness and Zen Buddhist practices with Dharma Discussion.
Sign up through email. Drop-ins are also welcome. If this is your first time doing a meditation retreat with Daishin, please indicate your previous practice experience, and any needs that would be helpful to be aware of.
Meditation for Balance class through Des Moines Adult Education
Sign up: https://dmps.revtrak.net/tek9.asp?pg=RW_CommEd
(under “Health and Well Being”)
The above classes are designed for anyone interested in learning basic meditation and mindfulness practices.
Daishin offers group meditation to a variety of organizations including colleges and Universities, prisons, and community groups. He also offers private instruction. Presently he and his wife, Jisho Sara Siebert, co-lead Dizang-Qi, a Buddhist meditation group, at Iowa State University on Thursday evenings from 6:45 – 8:15pm in room 3505 at the Memorial Union.
Meditation has many beneficial effects including learning ways to de-stress, work with difficult emotions, and develop greater present-moment awareness. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org for his availability.
Daishin has led the following groups in meditation:
In the Midwest
Pure Land of Iowa, Des Moines
Marshalltown Unitarian-Universalist Church
Iowa State University – Dizang-Qi Buddhist Group (link to news article)
On the East coast
Mindfulness Meditation Group (Unitarian Church of Harrisburg)