Unless otherwise noted, all classes meet on Wednesday evenings from 7:45pm – 9:00pm, with an optional meditation from 7:00pm – 7:30pm. Except for the Meditation Workshop all classes are online and use Zoom for the meetings.

Use the registration link in the class description to register and pay for classes. If you have questions about a specific class, contact info@rimecenter.org.

These classes are available to EVERYONE. We have “Suggested Fees,” however pay whatever you can afford for the class. Everyone is welcome! It is our hope that some will pay more to cover those who can’t afford the usual fee. We simply want everyone to have access to these wonderful classes.

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May 2022

Free Meditation Workshop

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Marks Hope and Peace Lutheran Church, 3800 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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Meditation has been proven to: lower blood pressure, relieve stress, and help you cope with anxiety. It has also been shown to be very effective with chronic pain, insomnia, and panic disorder. The wonderful thing about meditation is that it can be used anywhere, even on the way to work and has no dangerous side effects. In this one session class you will learn this simple technique that can change your life. This class is based upon the work of…

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Boundless Heart Class – Online

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

Compassion, kindness, equanimity, and joy are not only the fruits of the awakened life but also the path to it—attitudes of mind that can be cultivated through intention and dedication. Also known as the brahma viharas (sublime abodes) and the “Four Immeasurables,” these enobling qualities are far more than simply the “feel-good” states they are often mistaken for. They must be pursued sincerely as a spiritual practice—not just as a means of getting a “spiritual high”—in order to experience the…

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June 2022

Basics of Buddhism – Online

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

Have you always wanted to understand Buddhism? Buddhism is a 2,500 year old tradition that teaches us how to end pain and suffering in ourselves and others. This 8 week course will cover the life of the Buddha, basic Buddhist teachings, as well as practical application of these principles in daily life. Register Online Date: 8 sessions beginning on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm Class Fee: $50 Text: Buddhism for Beginners – Get it on Amazon or…

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July 2022

Preparing for the Refuge Vows – Online

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

This online class is for anyone who is contemplating on taking the refuge vows. Taking the refuge vows is generally considered to be the doorway to the learning and incorporating the Buddhist tenets into one’s life. The aim of this class is to provide the student with the understanding the what, why and how before making the commitment to take the refuge vows. If you are interested in taking the Refuge vows, please fill out this form and click submit.…

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August 2022

Steps to the Great Perfection – Online

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

Join Lama Matt as we discuss the book Steps to the Great Perfection. A compilation of teachings on the seven contemplations, an ancient system of mind-training/lojong teachings that has been preserved as part of a rare set of instructions on Dzogchen, or the Great Perfection. This book is unique because although the lojong teachings of the Kadam tradition are well known, this is the first time the mind-training teachings from the Dzogchen tradition have been presented in an English translation,…

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