Neighborhood Meditation Groups

 

Small groups of meditators led by experienced SIMS practitioners have formed local meditation groups in a variety of neighborhoods. To learn about specific meetings, please consult the event calendar.

KM groups are another way to meet up around an interest or topic. See listings of SIMS neighborhood KM groups, please see the KM Groups page.

 

Current Neighborhood Meditation Groups

  • Bainbridge Island Weekly Meditation Group

    Description:

    Vipassana tradition. Suggested donation: $2. Contact Paula Schmidt at 206-842-6059 or by email (below).

    Meeting time:

    Every Monday (except holidays) 7:00 - 8:30 PM

    Location:

    The Bodhi Center 6717 Marshall Road, Bainbridge Island 98110

    Contact:

  • Capitol Hill Neighborhood Sitting Group

    Description:

    The Capitol Hill Meditation Group is a drop-in group dedicated to supporting the meditation practice of people living in the Seattle area. Previous Vipassana practice and/or previous attendance at an beginning meditation class is helpful but not essential. A 30 minute sit begins at 6:45 pm with a short dharma talk and open discussion following. 

    More information can be found on the group's blog: caphillmeditationgroup.wordpress.com .

    Meeting time:

    Thursdays, 6:45 to 8:45 pm

    Location:

    All Pilgrims Church, Colonial Room
    500 Broadway East, Seattle (enter around the back on 10th Avenue)

    Contact:

  • Eastside Insight Meditation

    Description:

    The Eastside Insight Meditation group is co-facilitated by Steve and Ellen Wilhelm. As a group we are nurturing an Eastside dharma community and supporting each other's practice. All interested people are welcome. Please consult the event calendar for details and schedule changes. Email Steve and Ellen at the contact below for directions and information.

    Meeting time:

    2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month 7:00 - 9:00 PM

    Location:

    Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
    308 4th Ave. S.
    Kirkland, WA 98033

    Contact:

  • Henry Art Gallery Sittings

    Description:

    Led alternately by Lyndal Johnson and Ellen McCown.

    Meeting time:

    2nd Thursday of each month, 12:30 to 1:00 PM

    Location:

    Henry Art Gallery
    15th Ave NE & NE 41st St
    Seattle, WA 98195

    (Henry Art Gallery has a suggested admission fee.)

    Contact:

  • West Seattle Sitting Group

    Description:

    Vipassana meditation group.

    Meeting time:

    1st and 3rd Sundays 7:00 - 8:40 PM)

    Location:

    The Kenney
    7125 Fauntleroy Way SW

    Contact: