Ways to Get Involved
Attend a class
Anyone is welcome to drop in to a yoga or meditation class. No pre-registration is required. We ask newcomers to arrive 15 minutes before class for an orientation. Suggested donation for meditation is $10. Yoga classes are individually priced. We prefer cash donations, but if needed you can donate online or write a check.
Become a member
If you feel a connection to OMZ and wish to meditate on a regular basis here, we welcome you to consider becoming a member. This is wonderful way to support our center and deepen your own practice. Suggested donation for membership is $60/month. This includes all OMZ weekly meditation offerings. Membership does not include yoga classes. Members receive discounts on all meditation retreats/events. To become a member, simply go to the “Support Us” page and click on the appropriate Paypal button.
Become a Zen student
This is for those wanting to make a deeper commitment to Zen practice. This might arise out of a connection to our methods of practice, our community, and our teachers. Students will meet on a regular basis with either Kido or Andy. Suggested donation for OMZ Students is $75/month. To become a student of OMZ, please speak personally with Andy or Laurie. The following guidelines apply:
A minimum of 3 months of regular meditation practice at our center.
Committed meditation practice, a minimum of 30 minutes daily.
Study of Dharma books of your choosing or suggested by the teacher.
Regular participation in meetings and events at our center, including attendance of at least one retreat per year.
Regular daisan/dokusan (private interviews) with your teacher(s). At least once a week if possible.