We are an official AMS club here at UBC whose main offering is meditation sits on campus for all of those that are interested.
All first classes are free, and then it is only $10 for students or $12 for non-students for full access to all of our sits for the year (see our sign up page for instructions on how to officially become a member)
*** We now have two additional sits: Wednesdays at 2pm, and on Thursdays at 2pm*** — see below for details
All of our sits will take place in the AMS Nest from 12-1pm.
**Sits have started for January 2017!
All of our sits will be in room 2514, except for: Jan 11th (2528), Jan 12th (2528), Jan 13th (2314), Jan 16th (2528), Jan 18th (2528), Jan 19th (2515), Jan 20th (2314)
**Here is a floor plan for the second floor of the Nest.
Wednesdays at 12pm will be Zen Meditation with Gareth Sirotnik who has many decades of meditation experience in the Zen Buddhist tradition, and who also runs the sits for Zen at UBC.
— Wednesdays at 2pm in room 2508 will be Mindfulness Meditation with Ariella Picciotto,a UBC student and executive with the club who has taken the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course and would like to share her knowledge and experience with others.
— Thursdays at 2pm in room 2508 will be Pranic Healing Meditation with Iris Escuer-Riera. Iris is a Spanish instructor at UBC, and has multiple years experience in this technique. Pranic Healing is a system of energy healing that utilizes prana to balance, harmonize and transform the body’s energy processes. It involves is the process of influencing one’s natural life force to bring about a healthier physical body and to improve emotional and mental states.
Fridays will be Cyclic Meditation with Srisha Mohandoss, who is a 2nd year BCOM student here at UBC, and is also a certified Yoga instructor via SVYASA Yoga University in India. Yoga mats are recommended for these sits, though not mandatory.