Second Saturday with Ian Case & community lunch, Feb 8

Event Details

Please join us for our usual Second Saturday morning schedule on February 8. The program will include practice and discussion guided by Ian Case, as well as a community lunch. Here’s the full schedule for the morning program:

8:45am – Doors Open
9:00am – Meditation Instruction ($10 suggested donation)
10:00am – Break
10:20am – Meditation
10:50am – Talk with Questions and Responses
11:40am – Service
12:00pm – Community lunch ($10 suggested donation)

About Ian Case

Ian has been a student at Brooklyn Zen Center since its inception in 2005. During this time he has taken on various administrative and practice roles at the center, including serving for several years as Ino (head of the meditation hall). He was in residence for 15 months at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in 2015-2016 and was ordained as a priest by Teah Strozer in October 2016. He served as shuso (head student) at BZC for the fall 2019 practice period. Ian holds an MA in Linguistics from the City University of New York and is now pursuing a Masters of Divinity degree at Union Theological Seminary.

Access Notes: There is one short flight of stairs leading to the Carroll Street entrance of the building; please press 3-0 to be buzzed in. From there, the center is located at the top of a longer flight of stairs. A ramp and elevator are available via an alternate entrance on President Street; please email us in advance if you need access to the ramp. Chairs, benches, and extra support cushions are available. We are not yet a fragrance-free space; our hand soap is scented with essential oils. Visit our Accessibility Page for more detailed access info. If you have any additional questions about accessibility, please contact us at