www.DallasMeditationCenter.com
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Dallas Meditation Center
We are one of the first and largest Interfaith meditation centers in North Texas, home to Zen Buddhism, Insight Mindfulness (Vipassana), Thich Nhat Hanh (Interbeing Sangha), Amitabha (Pure Land) Chanting, Christian Meditation, Yoga, Qigong, and other authentic and genuine traditions of meditation and mindful living.
Retreat at the Dallas Meditation Center Awakening Heart, Community of Mindful Living
Location: Dallas Meditation Center • 727 S. Floyd Rd. • Richardson, TX 75080 • 972-432-7871
Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm • Click for map, directions and parking info
Dallas Meditation Center welcomes people of all races, genders, sexual orientations, and religions.
* All of DMC's Weekly Meditation, Yoga and Qigong classes are donation-based.
Video: Introduction to
Dallas Meditation Center

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Interfaith Holistic Spirituality
Messages from Brother ChiSing
Brother ChiSing on
Unity Online Radio
February 11, 2014
Richardson / Dallas, Texas

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Interview with Brother ChiSing
Dallas, Texas

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"The Samadhi of Everyday Life and Death, Plus the Real Meaning of Resurrection"
Brother ChiSing
A talk by Brother ChiSing at Dallas Meditation Center on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014
Richardson / Dallas, Texas

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"Living From Within"
Brother ChiSing
A talk by Brother ChiSing at the Agape Center for Spiritual Living
Plano, Texas

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"Buddha, Jesus and
New Earth Spirituality"
Brother ChiSing
A talk by Brother ChiSing at Harmony Fellowship
Fort Worth, Texas

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Awakening Heart Ten Spiritual Practices
Training In Compassion
ENLIGHTENMENT
Mind-Training
(Wisdom, Compassion, Practice)
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Meditator
Resources for
BEGINNING
MEDITATION  ►
Healing Buddha Healing Buddha Chant
w/Brother ChiSing
►Play (MP3)
 ♦ Text (PDF)
Amitabha
NAMO AMITABHA Chant
►Play
More chants and resources at:
    www.Amitabha-Gallery.org
Medicine Buddha
HEALING BUDDHA Mantra
►Play
Chanted by
Khenpo Pema Chopel Rinpoche

Amitabha Buddha
Leasing & Event Rentals
Lease office space for your mindful living / wellness oriented business:
Host your event or class at the Dallas Meditation Center:
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Our Tenants
Awakening Heart Awakening Heart
Community of
Mindful Living
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Bryan Crusius Bryan Crusius, LPCS
• Infused Being Recovery Therapy
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
• Quantum-Touch®
• ThetaHealing®
• Solution-Focused Therapy
214.226.9602
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Email
Tzivia Stein-Barrett Healing Circle Center
Tzivia Stein-Barrett,
LCSW, e-RYT, CP
• Psychotherapy & Yoga Counseling
• Therapeutic Massage
• CranioSacral Bodywork
• Classes & Workshops
214-232-5159
Website
Lona Smith Lona Smith, CFMW
469-583-3043
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Tricia Wade Tricia Wade, LMT
• Licensed Massage Therapist
• Access Bars® Practitioner
• Craniosacral Massage Therapy
• Neuromuscular Massage Therapy
• Flowtrition Therapy
• Energetic Synthesis of Structural Embodiment Practitioner
• Various modalities of healing for your animal friends
972-408-6963
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Email
Integrative Wellness Rx
David Morcom David Morcom, PharmD.
Doctor of Pharmacy & Herbal Specialist
• Functional Medicine
• Nutraceuticals & Herbs
• Detoxification & Weight Loss
• Gut Restoration
• Hormone Balancing
• Adrenal Fatigue
• Mood Disorders & Sleep
• Diabetes Management
• Supplement Regimen Customization
• Micronutrient, Allergy & Saliva Hormone Testing
214.293.5103
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Email
Vanessa Guild Vanessa Guild
• Meditation Instruction
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Intermindful News Awakening Heart Website Buddha Is My Refuge: New Dharma Songs for the Contemporary Sangha - Brother ChiSing Plum Village Plum Village
Connect With Us
Brother ChiSing Healing Fund Help Support Brother ChiSing's Cancer Healing Fund
Brother ChiSing's friends are uniting to raise money to help with his holistic healing expenses for Nose Throat Cancer (stage 3). We have set up a fundraiser page on GiveForward.org
After the fund campaign closes, you may still contribute directly through Paypal (fill in the amount that you'd like to contribute to ChiSing's wellness fund)
Upcoming Events at Dallas Meditation Center
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May 2015 Calendar  ►
Dallas Meditation Center Calendar
 
June 2015 Calendar  ►
 
Brother ChiSing's Events outside of Dallas Meditation Center
 
Upcoming SPECIAL EVENTS
  Awakening Heart Solstice Eve Event

DALLAS MEDITATION CENTER
will be closed on Thursday,
November 28 for Thanksgiving Day.


No classes will be held. Please enjoy practice on your own that day.
Beginners Meditation Workshop
60 Days of Healing
Spiritual Pratice Period: Easter->Wesak 2015
Beginners Meditation Workshop
Pre-THANKSGIVING Celebration
@ Awakening Heart
pumpkin
Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
5:00pm - Meditation & More
7:00pm - Vegetarian potluck dinner
Dallas Meditation Center
727 S. Floyd Rd, Richardson, TX
Christian Meditation with Brother ChiSing Lunar New Year Special Event:
Lunar New Year
Celebration
February 9, 2014
5:00-8:00pm
Meditation, music, chant, dance, ritual, messages, dinner. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Brother ChiSing Healing Fund
Would you like to give to Brother ChiSing's Cancer Healing fund?
If you'd like to contribute, you may do so directly through PayPal (fill in your contribution amount in the "Item price" box)
MEDITATION
Events
 
YOGA, QIGONG & TAI CHI
Events
 
MUSIC & MOVEMENT
Events
 
ALL OTHER SPIRITUAL
Events

Meditation Events
Weekly Meditation Schedule:
Brother ChiSing SUNDAY evening, 5:00-7:00 pm
AWAKENING HEART (Community of Mindful Living)
Facilitated by Brother ChiSing & others, this Interfaith Buddhist Meditation Community (inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh and other great spiritual teachers) is our largest main meditation gathering of the week (40+ persons) with walking and sitting meditations, kirtan chanting & music, inspiring messages, and community sharing (open to all levels of meditation experience, both beginners and more experienced meditators).
Monthly Potluck Dinner. Childcare every Sunday.
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Jyoti Subramanian
SUNDAY evening, 5:00-7:00pm
Faith, Love & Citizenship
Faith, Love, and Citizenship classes where students of ages between 5 and 18 years learn through Yoga, Meditation, and Story. Every Sunday from 5-7 pm, classes are free of charge.
Get a flyer for this program.
► Email Jyoti at handsolite@gmail.com for more information.
WEEKDAY “ZEN-To-Go” MEDITATIONS @ DMC
Facilitated by Brother ChiSing, Andy McDonald, Bobbie Perkins, staff teachers and other members.
(10 minutes Walking Meditation • 25 minutes Sitting Meditation • short reflection on practice)
► NOON “ZEN-To-Go” Meditations
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday • 12:00noon-12:45pm
► EVENING “ZEN-To-Go” Meditation
Thursday 6:00-6:45pm
Mindful Manifesting
MONDAY evening, 7:30-9:00pm
MINDFUL MONDAYS
NOTE: This group will not meet on Memorial Day - May 25, 2015.
Facilitated by Brother ChiSing, Cornell Kinderknecht & other facilitators. Walking and sitting meditation, chanting, mindful movement, discussion/sharing. All are welcome. Some previous meditation experience is helpful. During the months of April and May, we will be discussing the book "No Mud, No Lotus" by Thich Nhat Hanh.
Get more information about Mindful Mondays.
Young Enlightened Souls TUESDAY evening, 7:00-9:00pm
YES (Young Enlightened Souls)
A Young Adults (20's & 30's) Meditation Fellowship
A meditation & teaching series for Young Adults (20's & 30's) faciltated by Brother ChiSing, David Morcom, Christina Clark and trained Young Adult co-facilitators. Each evening will include beginner-friendly walking and sitting meditation, a song or two, Dharma teachings, sharing & discussion, and refreshments afterwards. All Young Adults (20's & 30's) are encouraged to participate.
► Get a flyer for this group.
► Get more info about this group.
Thich Nhat Hanh
WEDNESDAY evening - 7:30-9:00pm
Interbeing Sangha
NOTE: This group will not meet on March 4 due to weather conditions.
A meditation group that meets every Wednesday and practices and studies the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. Our group practice consists of two sitting meditations, walking 5 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation on First Wednesdays of the month meditation, singing/chanting and a dharma talk or study. Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins and other trained sangha facilitators.
Get more information about this group.
Meditation Special Events:
Awakening Heart
Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Awakening Heart (Community of Mindful Living)
WEEKLY GATHERING
Facilitated by Brother ChiSing & others, this Interfaith Buddhist Meditation Community (inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh and other great spiritual teachers) is our largest main meditation gathering of the week (40+ persons) with walking and sitting meditations, kirtan chanting & music, inspiring messages, and community sharing (open to all levels of meditation experience, both beginners and more experienced meditators).
Monthly Potluck Dinner. Childcare every Sunday.
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*** Community Potluck Dinner this Sunday, January 19! Bring a vegetarian dish or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Bring a friend. Bring family.
► POTLUCK SIGNUP: CLICK HERE
Awakening Heart
Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Awakening Heart (Community of Mindful Living)
Facilitated by Brother ChiSing & others, this Interfaith Buddhist Meditation Community (inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh and other great spiritual teachers) is our largest main meditation gathering of the week (40+ persons) with walking and sitting meditations, kirtan chanting & music, inspiring messages, and community sharing (open to all levels of meditation experience, both beginners and more experienced meditators).
Childcare every Sunday.
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*** Community Potluck Dinner this Sunday, September 21! Bring a vegetarian dish or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Bring a friend. Bring family.
Awakening Heart
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Awakening Heart (Community of Mindful Living)
Facilitated by Brother ChiSing & others, this Interfaith Buddhist Meditation Community (inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh and other great spiritual teachers) is our largest main meditation gathering of the week (40+ persons) with walking and sitting meditations, kirtan chanting & music, inspiring messages, and community sharing (open to all levels of meditation experience, both beginners and more experienced meditators).
Childcare every Sunday.
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*** Community Potluck Dinner this Sunday, September 21! Bring a vegetarian dish or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Bring a friend. Bring family.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:30-9:00pm
FIRST WEDNESDAYS
5 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation
@ Interbeing Sangha
Join Interbeing Sangha for the First Wednesday of the month which includes recitation of the 5 Mindfulness Trainings. This group meets every Wednesday and practices and studies the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. Our group practice consists of two sitting meditations, walking meditation, singing/chanting and a dharma talk or study. Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins and other trained sangha facilitators.
Get more information about this group.
Andy McDonald
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:00am-12:30pm
Yoga and Meditation Retreat
with Andy McDonald
A retreat that brings together the mindful movement and breath awareness of yoga with the heart-opening, centering practice of meditation.
Facilitated by Andy McDonald.
Suggested donation: $20-40
Please register in advance for this retreat.
► Register online for this retreat.
Beginner's Meditation Workshop
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 2:00-5:30pm
Beginner's Meditation Workshop
A workshop open to all to experience the peace and joy of mindfulness and meditation. This workshop is great for those just starting meditation, those who want a refresher, and for those who are training to teach meditation.
Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins.
(Space limited to 16 persons)
► Get information and register online for this workshop.
► Get a flyer for this workshop.
  Thich Nhat Hanh, Miracle of Mindfulness US Tour 2015
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• Meditation • Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi • Music & Movement • Other • Past events

YOGA, QIGONG, TAI CHI & PILATES Events
Weekly Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi Schedule:
Andy McDonald MONDAY afternoon, 2:00-3:15pm
WEDNESDAY afternoon, 2:00-3:15pm
THURSDAY evening, 7:00-8:15pm
Mindful Yoga for All Levels with Andy McDonald, RYT
NOTE: This group will not meet on Wednesday 5/20, Monday 5/25 and Wednesday 5/27.
Through mindful movement and breath awareness, this style of yoga connects mind, body and spirit. You will experience a mental, emotional, and physical practice, achieving a deep state of relaxation, calmness, and peace.
Suggested donation: $10-$20.
► www.thenatureofstillness.com
Janna Whitton
MONDAY evenings, 6:00-7:00pm
WEDNESDAY mornings, 9:00-10:00am
Tai Chi for Busy People (Easy Tai Chi)
NOTE: Tai Chi classes will not be held on Wednesday, February 24.
The meditative, sequenced form of Easy Tai Chi is gentle, graceful, and flowing, using movements from longer Tai Chi forms that affect the entire body. Benefits may include improved balance, coordination and strength, increased relaxation, energy, circulation, flexibility, muscle tone, enhanced immune system and the lower blood pressure. Previous experince is not required.
Facilitated by Janna Whitton.
Drop-in suggested donation: $10-$20 per class
• Contact Janna at TaiChiWithJanna@gmail.com. • www.TaiChiWithJanna.com
Janna Whitton
MONDAY evenings, 7:30-8:30pm
WEDNESDAY mornings, 10:30-11:30am
Qigong with Janna
NOTE: The Qigong class will not meet on November 10.
Instructed by Janna Whitton. Previous experience with Qigong is not required.
Drop-in suggested donation: $10-$20 per class
Contact Janna at TaiChiWithJanna@gmail.com for info.
www.TaiChiWithJanna.com
Roya Kashani
TUESDAY afternoon, 2:00-3:15pm
Gentle Yoga with Roya Kashani, RYT
NOTE: This group will not meet on Tuesday, September 16.
Gentle Yoga is a meditative and restorative practice. It is designed to increase flexibility, balance, strength, and energy. It also reduces stress and relaxes the mind. This class provides an approach so that every muscle and joint is slowly moved to give you the most benefit. This practice is nurturing, slow-paced and relaxing and is perfect for beginners and for experienced yogis who want to slow down and perfect their practice.
Suggested donation: $10-$20.
► Get a flyer.
Contact Roya at rkashani2@yahoo.com
Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi Special Events:
Andy McDonald
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:00am-12:30pm
Yoga and Meditation Retreat
with Andy McDonald
A retreat that brings together the mindful movement and breath awareness of yoga with the heart-opening, centering practice of meditation.
Facilitated by Andy McDonald.
Suggested donation: $20-40
Please register in advance for this retreat.
► Register online for this retreat.
► Current Calendar (pdf) ◄
► Next Month's Calendar (pdf) ◄
• Meditation • Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi • Music & Movement • Other • Past events

MUSIC & MOVEMENT Events
Weekly Music & Movement Schedule:
TaKeTiNa
SECOND and FOURTH SUNDAYS, 7:30-9:00pm
TaKeTiNa Rhythm Meditation Practice Group
NOTE: This group will not meet on May 10.
TaKeTiNa is a group rhythmic process that opens the door to simultaneous levels of awareness and synchronization of the brain and body. It is a deeply peaceful and fun practice that can be shared by all without prior experience in music or dance.
Join us at Dallas Meditation Center on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.
Facilitated by Michael Kenny.
Donations accepted (suggested $20-$30)
Get more information or register.
Get a flyer for this group.
Music & Movement Special Events:
Dorayne Breedlove
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
First Friday DRUM CIRCLE
Join us at the Dallas Meditation Center's "First Friday Drum Circle." Bring your drums and percussion instruments. If you don't have any, don't worry, there's plenty to go around.
Donations welcome.
Facilitated by Dorayne Breedlove.
Ana Shoemaker
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 7:30-9:00pm
Our Sacred Earth - Social Meditation
for group consciousness, peace and the planet
Through repeated stages of shaking; gentle movement that loosens the muscles and releases tensions, and ecstatic dance, your vitality and connection to the Earth becomes active and alive. Every day is a time to celebrate the good Earth, especially, by coming home to our bodies thru dance. Loose comfortable clothing is recommended for ecstatically dancing! This is FUN and family friendly!
Read Ana's blog for more information: OUR SACRED EARTH
Facilitated by Ana Shoemaker of MoveMeditation.com
Required to reserve your spot: Pre-Register $10 by May 29 / $15 thereafter.
Limited to 15 persons.
Get a flyer for this class.
TaKeTiNa
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 1:00-4:00pm
TaKeTiNa - Connecting to Stillness Through Rhythm
Life is Rhythm: TaKeTiNa develops presence and awareness ~ TaKeTiNa is a musical, meditative yet lively group process for re-connecting us to the natural rhythmic ability that already lies there within us all.
Facilitated by Michael Kenny.
Donations accepted ($35 suggested).
Get more information or register.
Get a flyer for this group.
Native American Flute Player and Wolf
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 5:00-9:00pm
Heart of the Cedar Native Flute Circle
A monthly gathering (2nd Saturday of each month) for players of the Native American flute and those who enjoy the music of the Native flute. Music, community socializing, refreshments. There is no requirement to perform. Bring along flutes and other instruments you want to play or show. Bring along a snack or non-alcoholic beverage to share.
More info about Heart of the Cedar: ► Facebook    ► Yahoo! Group
manifesting
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 7:00-8:30pm
Crystal Bowl & Flute Meditation Experience
Leave the world behind and flow like a theta wave… Quartz Crystal Bowl & Flute Meditation Experience. Cornell Kinderknecht with his flutes, joins Bryan Crusius and his Quartz Crystal Bowls in a mystical tonal alchemy. This is a serious and powerful meditation that leads you through a journey into slower brainwave states infused with the tones of quartz crystal bowls, the flowing lines of the flutes, and isochronic beats. Quartz crystal music holds the vibration of white light which ultimately refracts into the rainbow spectrum and acts directly on our chakras when the bowls are played.
Fee: $25
Julie Bonk and Cornell Kinderknecht
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 7:30-9:00pm
Music Concert with
Julie Bonk & Cornell Kinderknecht
Spend an evening of musical fun and joy with renowned blues and jazz pianist, Julie Bonk, and award-winning world flutes player, Cornell Kinderknecht. The musical camaraderie between these two will make you smile, laugh and celebrate. An experience not to be missed.
Admission: suggested $15-$25 / person.
Martin McCall and Cornell Kinderknecht
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 8:00-9:30pm
Music Meditation & Healing Concert with
Cornell Kinderknecht & Martin McCall
Come be energized and relaxed, joining our hearts in music and sound. Immerse yourself and find bliss in the soundscapes, rhythms and melodies. Cornell Kinderknecht, world flutes and Martin McCall, drums and percussion.
Admission: suggested $15-$25 / person.
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• Meditation • Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi • Music & Movement • Other • Past events

OTHER SPIRITUAL Events
Other Weekly Events:
Breaking Free UA Meeting MONDAY evening, 7:00-8:30pm
Breaking Free - UA Meeting
NOTE: This group will not meet on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.
For those whose means never quite meet their needs, or whose true creative/professional passions and talents seem stifled, UA may be the answer. The Twelve Steps unlock many doors. General info at www.underearnersanonymous.org
Local group details contact jtexana@yahoo.com
Fee: by donation
Other Spiritual Events:
Bobbie Perkins
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 7:30-9:00pm
Channeling Spiritual Wisdom
"A Conversation With Jacob"
An opportunity to engage in a conversation with our spirit guides and angels. Communication with our non-physical friends is natural and inspiring. Their loving, insightful answers offer a broader perspective that we are often unable to access on our own. During our time together, you may ask questions or simply listen - it often happens that your question is answered even if you don't ask it.
Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins. Contact bobbie@AwakeningHeart.org for more info.
Suggested donation: $10-$20.
► Get a flyer for this event.
Dr. Paula Joyce
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 2:00-3:30pm
Om Awakening
Om is the sound of creation. It vibrates at the highest levels. This process will bring you in alignment with the positive, loving and enlightening vibration of the Universe.
Facilitated by Dr. Paula Joyce.
Fee: $35
Get a flyer for this event.
Get more info and register online.
Reiki Fellowship Dallas
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:00am-12:30pm
Reiki Fellowship Dallas
Experience the peace, relaxation and healing power of Reiki. You are invited to come to Reiki Fellowship Dallas on the 2nd Saturday of each month for a FREE Reiki treament from professional Reiki practioners. Treatmenst are available approximately every 20 minutes beginning at 10:00am. Please arrive no later than 12:30pm.
www.ReikiFellowshipDallas.com
► Current Calendar (pdf) ◄
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• Meditation • Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi • Music & Movement • Other • Past events

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May 2015 Calendar  ►
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June 2015 Calendar  ►


Dallas Meditation Center
Front view of building housing the Dallas Meditation Center