Cultivating Mindful Awareness - Transforming Depression and Anxiety | Befriending Emotions

Lee Lipp, Ph.D.

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Weekly Practice Class

Thursdays 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Facilitated by Lee L. Lipp Ph.D., David Zimmerman,
Gary Deluhey, Sarita Groisser & Paul Irving
Sponsored by San Francisco Zen Center
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Lee Lipp, David Zimmerman, Mark Neider, Gary Deluhey, Paul Irving
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Here we are... enjoying dinner at Greens Restaurant as we celebrate looking forward to beginning the 5th year that SFZC has provided this class.

These 1½-hour drop-in practice classes are offered to those who are interested in fine-tuning the practices introduced in the basic skills workshops taught throughout the year at SFZC and at other venues.

Attendance at one of the basic skills workshops is a prerequisite for participation in this class. Workshops that meet this prerequisite are: Transforming Depression and Anxiety, Mindfulness and Anxiety, Finding Ease and Cultivating Resilience.

The class begins and ends with meditation and includes time for Q & A and discussion. Different than a therapy group, San Francisco Zen Center is offering these drop-in classes with the intention to encourage the development of the mindfulness and compassion practices taught in the workshop framework and offers support for examining the links of conditioned patterns and our relationship to them.  Fundamentally, we agree that mindfulness practice provides an effective way to alleviate afflictive emotions and thoughts and that structuring the classes accordingly offers the most support.

This class meets weekly in 2016, with the exception of 11/24, 12/22, and 12/29.

Interested in carpooling? Visit SFZC's Rideshare Board
(Note: If you enter in 12/15/2016 as the end date then your post will stay on the Board til the end of this year. You may delete your post at any time by following the directions on the Rideshare Board site.)

More info at


San Francisco Zen Center
308 Page St. (near Laguna)


This is a drop-in class. No need to register.
Come as often as you are inclined to come.


Sliding scale:  $15-$20 is collected at the class and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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