Public Schedule

DAILY MEDITATION IS IN RECESS UNTIL WED. JANUARY 14, AND RESUMES WED. NIGHT.  
SUNDAY MORNING MEDITATION AND BEGINNERS INSTRUCTION ARE HELD DURING THE RECESS.

SUNDAY MORNING AT THE ZEN CENTER, DESIGNED FOR BEGINNERS.

--NOT HELD THE LAST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH--

8:45-9:15am  Instruction and orientation for beginners. --We start right on time.--  RSVP

9:15-9:30  Break after instruction
9:30-10  Opening bows, Meditation begins
10-10:10  Walking Period
10:10-10:30  Meditation, End
10:30 - 11  Tea Served in Cafe, Dharma talk,                   Questions/Discussion.

Suggested Donation $10.  
RSVP to 313.366.7738 or e-mail dzc.staff@gmail.com.
Wear loose clothing, and please refrain from wearing bright colors or perfumes.  

All are welcome and supported in trying to learn meditation.  Floor seating, benches and stools available!

--NOT HELD THE LAST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH--

New or Full Moon Dharma Talks
Stay tuned.
Tea served, stools or floor seating.
Donations appreciated.


 

Intro. to Zen Course
Dates TBA




Eischens Yoga
  
Mondays:  5-6 pm
Saturdays: 9:30-11am
$12 drop-in.  First Class Free! 

A therapeutic, interactive and alignment based yoga, with postures & teacher feedback for proper alignment and flow.  Very good for all body-types and ages.

Style developed by the late Roger Eishens, disciple of B.K.S. Iyengar, and kinesiologist.
   
      
Discount for series registration.
Mats/changing rooms & props available.


the late Roger Eischens










PUBLIC DAILY MEDITATION
-schedule changes after June 2015-
$5 suggested donation

Monday:  6-7 PM (after Yoga)
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday:  6-7:30 PM
Friday & Saturday:  6-7 AM
Sunday:  9:30-10:30 AM

--ALL MEDITATION SESSIONS ARE BROKEN DOWN INTO 20-MINUTE PERIODS OF SITTING FOLLOWED BY 10-MINUTE PERIODS OF WALKING.  EXAMPLE BELOW:

TUE-WED-THURS PM:
6-6:30 PM OPENING BOWS & MEDITATION; 
6:30-6:40  WALKING; 
6:40-7 MEDITATION; 
7-7:10 WALKING; 
7:10-7:30 MEDITATION.

--DURING WALKING PERIODS YOU MAY ARRIVE OR LEAVE FOR THE REST OF THE SESSION. WALKING PERIODS ALWAYS BEGIN ON THE HOUR AND/OR HALF-HOUR, AND LAST FOR 10 MINUTES.  

--DOORS OPEN 30 MINUTES BEFORE EACH SESSION.  IF YOU ARRIVE LATE OR ARE COMING TO A SECOND OR THIRD PERIOD OF MEDITATION, PLEASE WAIT IN THE CAFE DOWNSTAIRS UNTIL THE NEXT WALKING PERIOD BEGINS, THEN COME UP AND JOIN IN.  

Newcomers to meditation:  We suggest you attend a Sunday morning orientation to receive basic instruction before attending daily meditation sessions.




Retreats          
Monastic-style Retreats and 'Working' Retreats are offered.  They are both open to the public but require an interview and  acceptance by the Abbot and/or Head Monk.

During Working Retreats participants follow a morning & evening meditation schedule, stay overnight in the Zen Hall, and can leave during the day for work or household responsibilities. 

Monastic-style retreats require full-time study and residency at the Zen Center.

Working Retreats
Free for student-members, $100/public. 

Monastic-style Retreats:  
$150/students; $200/public
December 26-31, 2014




Living Zen Organics is a right livelihood business and primary financial support of the Zen Center.  Employing neighbors & run by Zen Center students.  Supporting local farms & businesses.

Deli, Store & Boutique:  9-3, Thurs. - Sat.
CLOSED SUNDAY - WEDNESDAY
We also sell our products at the following:

DETROIT
- Eastern Market -- Shed 2.
    Saturdays (April - November)
    Tuesdays (Summer - Fall)
- Eastern Market Shed 5 (Winter)
- Goodwells (Mid-town, salads only)
- Honeybee Market (Southwest)
- Parker St. Bodega (West Village)
- Rocky's (Eastern Market, no salads)

SUBURBS
- Royal Oak Farmer's Market (Saturdays)
- Natural Food Patch (Ferndale)
- Western Market (Ferndale)
- Organic Food & Vitamin (Ferndale)
- Nutri-Foods (Royal Oak)
- Holiday Market (Royal Oak)
- Beyond Juice (B'ham)
- Simply Good (B'ham)
- Compassion Wellness Center (Clawson)
-Urge Juice (Clawson)
-Jen's Gifts of Love (West Bloomfield)
-Gaby's Garden (West Bloomfield)
- Plum Markets (Bloomfield, W. Bloomfield,  Ann Arbor, Chicago)