Weekly Meditation

    We are now doing online Zoom classes only.

        Weekly Online Sittings:

         Wednesday, 6:00-7:00pm

         Fridays, 12:00-1:00pm

If you fill out this form, you will receive weekly reminders for the scheduled meditations on Wednesday 6PM and Friday 12PM and with the Zoom link.  You only need to fill out this form once.

To see our group guidelines/agreements and for Zoom instructions, click here.

We are now reading the book "It's Easier than you Think" by Sylvia Boorstein.

Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path to happiness through the Buddha's basic teachings and develops a realistic course toward wisdom and compassion. A wonderfully engaging guide, full of humor, memorable insights, and love. Join us for weekly book discussion after meditation. 
Reading Schedule

7/12-7/17   Section 1 ‘Demystifying Spirituality’
7/19-7/24   Section 2 ‘Basic Wisdom’ through ‘The 2nd Noble Truth’
7/26-7/31   Section 2 ‘Third Noble Truth’ through ‘Third and a Half Noble Truth’
8/2-8/7       Section 2 ‘My Heart Still Clings’ through ‘Ronna’s Grandmother’
8/9-8/14     Section 2 ‘Mary Kay and the Onions’ through ‘Airplane First Aid II’
8/16-8/21   Section 2 ‘Right Speech’ through ‘Right Effort’
8/23-8/28   Section 2/3 ‘Right Concentration’-through ‘Larry King and the Swami’

Although there is no charge for attending,  if everyone were to donate just $5 - $10 per visit, our expenses ​would be covered.

SMI is secular (non-religious).  These groups will utilize materials from various wisdom traditions, but no religion or tradition will be taught at our core programs.  ​​

Be Mindful. Be Happy.

Where We Meet:

Sarasota Mindfulness Institute at            

Unitarian Universalist Church                  

3975 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL 34232


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