Sitting Groups


American Meditation Society
Contact: or 928-779-3500
Weekly meeting Sunday Evening at 7 PM in the Temple above Sacred Rites, 4 North San Francisco St. Suite B
40 minutes of Sanskrit chanting followed by 30 minute silent meditation. Personalized meditation instruction is also available.

Flagstaff Shambhala Meditation Group
Tibetan Buddhist (founded by Trungpa Rinpoche)
Contact Jeff Bloom (226-9371 or
Our website is:
Weekly meetings for meditation, talks & discussions. Free meditation instruction available.
Wednesdays at 7:15 PM at the Friends Meeting House, 402 S. Beaver St., Flagstaff.

Flagstaff Vipasanna Sitting Group
Vipasanna, Buddhist
Affiliated teacher, Brian Lesage
Contact: Steven Patrick ( or 380-2241)
Weekly sittings Monday Night at 7 PM. We start with a half hour of teaching, followed by a 45 minute mindfulness sitting. Afterwards there is often some sharing or discussion.

Flagstaff Zen Sangha
Tradition or affiliation: Diamond Sangha
Contact Person: Joan Wentz,, (928) 522-0276.
Web Site: Flagstaff Zen Sangha
Activities: Sunday morning sittings from 08:30 to 10:00. We ask first timers to arrive a half hour early for a brief orientation.

Teen Meditation Group
Tradition or affiliation: Draws from Vipassana Meditation and Anusara Yoga, but open to other influences
Contact person: Ali Patrick
Contact Telephone number: (928) 863-1751 (cell)
Contact email address:
Activities (i.e. weekly sitting group, mindfulness yoga, monthly gathering, etc.): Weekly sitting group following Teen Yoga class series by Chris Newell, we do short vipassana meditation as well as visualizations and other various meditations to introduce teens to meditation.
The Yoga Experience above The Wine Loft, 17 N San Francisco St (Flagstaff)
Time: Sundays, Teen Yoga class @ 4:00, Teen Meditation Group @ 5:15ish-6ish

Unitarian Universalist Church
510 N. Leroux St. Thursday 6:00 Half hour drop in silent sitting meditation

Prescott Sitting Groups

Prescott Vipassana Sangha
Theravadan Buddhist
Contact: Carol and Monty Cook (928-778-1814 or, See Website for details:; weekly sitting group: Tuesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 at 134 Garden St., Prescott; We also have mindfulness yoga, monthly gatherings, biannual non-residential weekend retreats, an annual residential retreat and spontaneous get togethers.

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