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Drop in Meditation Classes in Houston, Montrose, The Heights and The Woodlands

Each class consists of guided meditation, a talk on an aspect of meditation and buddhist thought, and an opportunity to discuss and ask questions. Great for beginners as well as those with some experience. Classes are self-contained so you can drop in to an individual class or attend the whole series. Everyone is welcome! A great opportunity to learn how to meditate and to integrate a meditation practice into your daily life. Meditation classes for everyone.

$10/class or $35 for a four class pass. Just drop in – no need to sign up in advance.

Mondays, 7:30 – 9:00pm
The CoWork Lab, 2500 Yale St

With American Buddhist nun, Gen Norden
Try a new direction in your life and find a path to happiness with meditation and modern Buddhism. Learn how Buddha’s teachings offer essential practical advice for a happy and meaningful life. 
These classes are based on the book How to Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Everyone is welcome. Just drop in.
Transforming Relationships with Buddhist Meditation | Aug 7 – Aug 28 | (4 weeks)
Awakening the Buddha Within – compassion and imagination | Sept 11 – Oct 2 | (4 weeks)
A Modern Spiritual Life | Oct 16 – Oct 30 | (3 weeks)
Free Your Mind | Nov 6 – 20 | (3 weeks)
Wisdom for a Happy Life | Dec 4 – 18 | (3 weeks)
Class break weeks (or no class for public holidays) Sept 4, Oct 9, Dec 4, Dec 25. Check in for alternative events on some of these dates.

Wednesdays 7 – 8:30pm
Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Church, 1370 North Millbend Drive

This class will resumes Sept 6 see you then!
Meditations for a Good Heart | Sept 6 – 30 | (4 weeks)
Transforming Relationships with Buddhist Meditation | Oct 4, 18, 25 | (3 weeks) (Class break Oct 11)
Awakening the Buddha Within | Nov 1 – 15 | (3 weeks) (Class break Nov 22 and 29)
Wisdom for a Happy Life | Dec 6 – 13 | (2 weeks)

With American Buddhist nun, Gen Norden
Everyone is welcome. Just drop in.

Wednesdays 7 – 8:30pm17503
Bay Area Unitarian Church, El Camino Real, Houston, TX 77058

Meditations for a Good Heart | Sept 14 -Oct 5 | (4 weeks) (Class break Oct 12)
Transforming Relationships with Buddhist Meditation | Oct 19 – 26 | (2 weeks)
Awakening the Buddha Within | Nov 2 – 16 | (3 weeks) (Class break Nov 22 and 29)
Wisdom for a Happy Life | Dec 7 – 14 | (2 weeks)

With American Buddhist nun, Gen Norden
Everyone is welcome. Just drop in.


nordensqaure-lightenedGen Kelsang Norden is a senior ordained teacher of Modern Buddhism. She was requested by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche to teach at Kadampa Meditation Center in Houston. Ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1994, Gen Norden has been teaching Buddhism and meditation in the US and the UK for over 20 years. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to enjoy the precious dharma of Modern Buddhism with such an experienced practitioner.


Rusty Smith is a student of the renowned Buddhist teacher and author Ven Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and a representative of Kadampa Meditation Center (KMC) Houston.




Do I have to be a Buddhist to benefit from meditation?
No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. At KMC Houston, we respect all people and are happy to help anyone, regardless of whether they subscribe to another faith, or to none.

Do I need to have experience in meditation or Buddhism to attend the classes?
No. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.

What do I need to bring to class?
Nothing in particular, just yourself; though you can bring a pen and notepad if you want to take notes.

How should I dress for class?
Dress in the best representation of yourself!

Do I need to bring a yoga mat or anything like that?
No. Chairs are provided.

How can I contact you directly with other questions?
713.936.4113 or info@meditationinhouston.org 🙂

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