Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop

12/18/2021, 8:30am - 11:30am at Countryside Church

Great Plains Zen Center is once again offering our monthly Introductory Workshops for those new to practice in person.  This month's workshop takes place on Saturday, December 18, 8:30 -11:30 AM at Countryside Church UU, 1025 N. Smith St. in Palatine, IL. The workshop provides basic, practical information including how to do zazen (Zen meditation), how to establish a home practice, how to make everyday activities practice, the aims of practice, and what programs are available for practice through GPZC.

Please note the following COVID-Related Precautions:

  • We are requiring that anyone attending be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and proof must be provided.
  • Participants will be seated at least 6 feet apart and asked to maintain distance during kinhin as well. 
  • Per Countryside Church regulations, all participants must wear masks when indoors. 
  • GPZC is required by CCUU church regulations to wipe down commonly used surfaces such as door knobs and tables. 
  • Please do not attend if you have a contagious illness (whether COVID-related or not) or symptoms of an emerging contagious illness.

Suggested donation is $25.  Those experiencing financial hardship can contribute what is comfortable for them. Registration prior to attending is required.