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Drop-In Classes - In Person
(Available online with membership)

Pay on arrival or explore all our classes and events
with a trial membership here.

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New Mind, New World

Sunday Morning


$15 (free for members)

6/2 What is Death?
6/9 Why Me? What is Karma?
6/16  Become Your Own Protector
6/23  Uncontrolled Desire
6/30 Goodbye, Suffering

These classes emphasize practical methods to use meditation and Buddhist teachings to make our lives more peaceful and happy. Class includes Prayers for World Peace, a guided meditation at the beginning and end, a Dharma teaching on a different topic each week, and time for Q&A.

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Eight Step to Happiness


Tuesday evening


$15 (free for members)


6/4 Overcoming the Perception of Faults
6/11 The Value of a Humble Mind
6/18 The Faults of Self-Cherishing
6/25 Exchanging Self with Others

These classes serve as a bridge between the Sunday classes and our structured study program - Foundation Program. Class includes Prayers for Meditation, and the teachings are usually based on a book or a series topic, though drop-ins are welcome as each class can function as a stand-alone subject.


Joyful Path of

Good Fortune

Thursday evening


$15 (free for members)

5/30  The Way to Listen to Dharma
6/6 Keys to Successful Meditations
6/13 Accumulating Merit
6/20  Basics of Meditation
6/27 Relying Upon a Spiritual Guide

These classes explain the essential elements of the Buddhist way of life, such as understanding the mind, rebirth, karma and ultimate truth, and what it means to be a Buddhist. Meditation is explained clearly and simply as a tool for developing qualities such as inner peace, love and patience. 


Simply Meditate

Saturday Morning


$5 (free for members)

6/1 Giving Happiness - Esmeralda

6/8 Inner Peace - Arlene

6/15 Pure Light - Jacqueline

6/22 Inspiration - Esmeralda

These classes consist of simple guided breathing and visualization meditations that can be practiced by everyone. Each meditation is guided by an experienced Meditation teacher with simple intructions and plenty of time to focus on the meditation and experience inner peace.

In Your Neighborhood:

Green Valley/Sahuarita (In person only)

Simply Meditate: 30-minute guided meditations with senior practitioner Cynthia Elwood.

Wednesdays, 11-11:30am - Cost: Free

Location: Friends in Deed, 301 W Camino Casa Verde, Room A

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