Meditation in Asheville, NC

Meditation in Asheville

The Meditation in Asheville group offers practical meditation classes, workshops, and meditation retreats in Asheville to help everyone develop a peaceful state of mind.  Our meditation classes are based in the Kadampa Buddhist tradition and are open to everyone, you do not need to have experience or be Buddhist to benefit from the teachings and meditations.

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Upcoming Events:

Dec. 9 – Choose Happiness: A Public Talk (7pm – 8:15pm)

Dec. 10 – Letting Go of the Past (10am – 1pm)

Meditation in Asheville weekly classes

Sunday Evenings

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Sundays, 7:00pm – 8:30pm 
November 20 – December 18 
with Buddhist Teacher, Sharon Lovich
NEW LOCATION – at 1070 Tunnel Road, Bldg 2, Unit 20 (Behind Pomodoro’s), Asheville NC 28805
$10 or $5 students/seniors (free for Monthly Members)

Holiday Survival Guide: How to Stay Happy for the Holidays

It is easy to feel the increased pressure as the holidays approach with all our responsibilities, holiday shopping, cooking, and difficult family members. In this series, you will learn how to approach the challenges of the season in a fresh way based in Buddhist wisdom and meditation based solutions. Take a break from the chaos with this course and approach the holidays with a refreshed and peaceful mind. Everyone is welcomed to attend.

Topics include:

-Getting Into Giving

-Preventing Holiday Burn-Out

-Dealing with Relatives

Class Format

Every class will begin with a brief introduction, followed by a guided breathing meditation to reduce stress and calm the body and mind. There will then be a short teaching on how to apply meditation to daily life to increase our positive minds and decrease negative minds like stress and anger.

Monday Evenings

Mondays, 7:00pm – 8:15pm 
November 14 – December 12
with Buddhist Teacher, Sharon Lovich
at 1070 Tunnel Road, Bldg 2, Unit 20 (Behind Pomodoros), Asheville NC 28805
$10 or $5 students/seniors (free for Monthly Members)

Simply Meditate

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Our “Simply Meditate” class is a perfect opportunity to learn different meditations and the basics of a meditation practice. Each class includes two guided 15-minute meditations and instructions that can easily be integrated into daily life.

These drop-in classes, suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike, help us discover the profound benefits of engaging in meditation and enable us to develop a naturally peaceful, calm and happy mind.

Thursday Mornings

Thursdays, 10am – 11am  (No Class Nov. 24)
with Buddhist Teacher, Sharon Lovich
at 1070 Tunnel Road, Bldg 2, Unit 20 (Behind Pomodoros), Asheville NC 28805
$10 or $5 students/seniors (free for Monthly Members)

Unwind the Mind

In these drop-in classes we will focus on the relaxing and peaceful meditation on the mind. This sublime meditation is renowned for being one of the most effective methods for developing concentration, finding relaxation, and overcoming stubborn mental habits.

These classes are appropriate for everyone and chairs will be provided.

Class Teacher

SharonAsheville Branch Teacher:

Before Sharon moved to Asheville in 2011, she volunteered as the Education Program Coordinator for several years at Kadampa Meditation Center New York, where she also guided retreats and taught classes.

Today, Sharon is a part of the Special Teacher Training Program and teaches our Asheville branch class. Sharon and her husband have one son.

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Special Events in Asheville

In addition to our weekday classes in these branch locations, we also offer Saturday workshops approximately once every-other-month.  Visit our Events page to find out about upcoming events in your region.

Where To Find Us

1070 Tunnel Road Building #2, Unit 20

Asheville, NC 28805

Behind Pomodoros in East Park Center