Please join us for our usual Second Saturday morning schedule on March 9. The program will include practice and discussion guided by Inzan Rose and Ian Case. The program will begin at 11am and will follow a period of zazen starting at 10:20 am. Meditation instruction will be at 9 am. A vegetarian community lunch will be served ($10 suggested donation).
About Inzan Rose
Inzan Rose started practicing Zen meditation when she moved to Ireland in the mid-90’s. There, she trained in the Taisen Deshimaru lineage. Upon moving back to the States and making her home in Brooklyn, Inzan discovered the Brooklyn Zen Center and has been practicing here for the past decade. During this time, she has been an active member at BZC, where she sat on the Board of Directors and held various practice roles. In 2011, Inzan was lay-ordained by Soshin Teah Strozer, and in 2015, she completed a three-month practice period at Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery. Inzan is a student of the Masters in Divinity Program in Buddhist Studies at Union Theological Seminary. She received priest ordination from Kosen Greg Snyder in the spring of 2018.
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 six and a half 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.