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Around the Towns: June 14, 2011
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MonroeIntro to Zen slated for SaturdayMONROE - Susan Myoyu Andersen, Roshi, will present an introductory class on Zen meditation from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at the Great Plains Zen Center, W7762 Falk Road, Monroe.Participants will receive instruction in how to do Zen meditation and will learn about the types and goals of Zen practice, the benefits, and how to keep practice at home going successfully. Newcomers and those with experience are both welcome. Zen meditation can be practiced by people of any religious tradition and can help with reducing everyday stress, promoting clarity of mind, concentration and compassion toward all beings.Susan Myoyu Roshi has practiced Zen for more than 30 years and was given permission to teach by her Zen teacher, Taizan Maezumi Roshi in 1995.