Weekly Drop-In Meditation Classes
Class Locations & Times
MONDAYS 7PM – 8:30PM
HELENSVALE CULTURAL CENTRE
With Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Ani
WEDNESDAYS 10AM – 11AM
ROBINA COMMUNITY CENTRE ROOM 2.3
With Buddhist Teacher Mary Caldwell
WEDNESDAYS 7PM – 8.30PM
FRADGELY HALL, BURLEIGH HEADS – FRONT ENTRY
With Buddhist Teacher Gerry Bensoussan
CURRENT COURSE: THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING
Our meditation classes are designed for everyone, whether you are an experienced meditator, or just beginning. Classes include two guided meditations, teaching and time for dicussion and questions. Everyone is welcome. While bookings are recommended, you can just drop-in to any class if you prefer.
Cost:$15* (Centre members free)
Buy a 4 or 10 class pass and save.
COVID19 PRECAUTIONS & RESTRICTIONS
All of our venues comply with COVID-safe guidelines. The venues will is sanitised before and after each event and hand sanitiser will be available at the events. Social distancing measures will be in place and chairs may not be moved from their position. NO SHARED CATERING is permissible at the event, including tea, coffee and snacks.
YOUR COVID19 RESPONSIBILITIES
You must not attend the class if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms of illness. We will arrange a refund for you.
Gold Coast City Council requires you to use hand sanitiser on arrive. Please maintain social distancing at all times.
You will be required to register on arrival at the event. Please try to bring your own pen.
Our focus is to keep everyone safe and healthy and we appreciate your cooperation.
Please arrive by no later 5 minutes prior to you class commencement time so that you can be registered and seated for the commencement of class.
No food or drinks are permitted (water is fine).
Our Resident Teacher
Gen Kelsang Ani
Gen Kelsang Ani is Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Brisbane and the Gold Coast and teaches all the main classes and courses at both Centres.
Gen Ani has been studying and practising Modern Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 15 years. Ani teaches with warmth and compassion, making modern Buddhism accessible and applicable to all.
Gen Ani teaches the Monday night class at Helensvale Cultural Centre.
Mary (Mazzi) Caldwell is a Buddhist teacher from Ganden Centre’s community. With her natural kindness and sincerity she shares Buddhist wisdom from her own experience, encouraging others to transform their lives through meditation. Maz teaches the Wednesday morning class at Robina Community Centre.
Gerry Bensoussan is an experienced Buddhist teacher who has been studying and practising Buddhism for many years. He explains with warmth and humility, how to receive practical benefit from meditation in our daily life. Gerry teaches the Fradgely Hall, Burleigh class on Wednesday evenings.