Meditation in the South Bay

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Ananda (Palo Alto)

They offer 3 or 4 week meditation classes each month.

Avenidas Senior Center (Palo Alto)

They offer a one hour meditation class.  Register for classes online.

Awareness and relaxation training (Mountain View)

This eight week Mindfulness based stress reduction program incorporates Qigong to support mindfulness practice. Qigong is a Chinese energy exercise, although gentle and easy to learn, is a powerful practice suitable for all ages and physical conditions. It relaxes and strengthens the body and mind, releases stagnant energy, revitalizes our inner life force, and touches the deepest sense of our well being. Each class begins with mindfulness meditation, transitioning into mindful Qigong movement and culminating with self reflection through group discussion.

Awareness and relaxation training (Los Gatos)

This eight week Mindfulness Based stress reduction program incorporates Qigong to support mindfulness practice. Qigong is a Chinese energy exercise, although gentle and easy to learn, is a powerful practice suitable for all ages and physical conditions. It relaxes and strengthens the body and mind, releases stagnant energy, revitalizes our inner life force, and touches the deepest sense of our well being. Each class begins with mindfulness meditation, transitioning into mindful Qigong movement and culminating with self reflection through group discussion.

Awareness and relaxation training (San Jose)

This eight week Mindfulness based stress reduction program incorporates Qigong to support mindfulness practice. Qigong is a Chinese energy exercise, although gentle and easy to learn, is a powerful practice suitable for all ages and physical conditions. It relaxes and strengthens the body and mind, releases stagnant energy, revitalizes our inner life force, and touches the deepest sense of our well being. Each class begins with mindfulness meditation, transitioning into mindful Qigong movement and culminating with self reflection through group discussion.

Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (San Jose)

The Center offers meditation classes all days of the week at all times of the day.

Cupertino Senior Center (Cupertino)

They have meditation classes. Register for classes in person, by calling or emailing.

Cupertino Sports Center (Cupertino)

The Cupertino Sports Center hosts yoga, Qigong and dance classes as well as 17 tennis courts, a fitness center, 2 racquetball courts, complete locker room facilities.

FREE Virtual Relaxation Classes (South Bay Region)

Since we have been sheltering-in-place since mid-March and dealing with COVID-19 related changes, we thought we can all use a bit of relaxation! Each class is 40 minutes of guided mindfulness-based relaxation.  Click on LEARN MORE to view dates, description and to register.

Mountain View Senior Center (Mountain View)

The Mountain View Senior Center offers Tai Chi, Feldenkrais and Qigong classes.

OneHeartYoga (Palo Alto)

Sadhana consists of Japji morning prayer, Kundalini yoga Kriya for awakening followed by 62 minutes of beautiful chanting meditation. Sadhana is an early morning spiritual practice. Arrive at 5:30 am. to participate in Japji morning prayer. The 30 to 40 minute yoga set will begin at 6:00 am and the chanting will end at 7:45 am. Refreshments are served afterwards. Bring a cushion or blanket to sit on and a warm covering such as a shawl or blanket for your comfort during the 62 minutes of chanting (they have spares if you forget). A scarf or head covering is also recommended while meditating.

Santa Clara Adult Education (Santa Clara)

They offer classes in meditation.

Saratoga Senior Center (Saratoga)

They offer Qigong classes. Membership applications are available at their front desk and provides discounts on classes and other events and activities.

Yoga is youthfulness (Mountain View)

Meditation classes are offered twice per week.

Yoga Source (Palo Alto)

The style of meditation is an integration of Vipassana (insight) and Universal Healing Tao.