Calm Anxiety & Relieve Stress!
Meditation for Beginners Classes Now Forming
Welcome To The Frederick Meditation Center!
The Frederick Meditation Center is located in downtown Frederick, MD just above The Tasting Room restaurant. We welcome new and experienced meditators, and offer a variety of meditation classes and workshops. If you are new to meditation don't worry - we were new once too - and will take the time to make you feel welcome, and answer any questions you have.
Specialty workshops and programs are offered year-round, and private meditation and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy sessions can be scheduled with our founder, Heather Stang. We are grateful you have found us, and welcome you into the community!
Ongoing Classes & Groups
Drop-in meditation class with Adam Silcott. Beginning & Experienced Meditators Welcome!The class begins with a period of lightly guided meditation, which is followed by a period of sharing and discussion about mindfulness and Buddhist principles. The class closes with a period of silent meditation, which may be practiced seated or walking. Led by Adam Silcott, an affiliate teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington.
Drop-in book discussion group with Ray Manyoky. Explore the path to mindful living in this community book discussion group within a like-minded community. Each month the club will discuss a selected book over two meetings. The reading schedule is posted in advance, however you do not have to read the book to attend. Stay after for the Tuesday Night Drop-in Mindfulness Mashup Group!
Drop-in meditation class with Anthony Dominic Chielli. All are welcome! No experience necessary. Experience a variety of mindfulness-based meditation techniques, which will vary from week to week, designed to inspire you both on the cushion and in your daily life. Anthony Dominic Chielli was inspired by teachings from his Buddhist uncle, which led him to take a course in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR), developed by John Kabat-Zin.
An ongoing offering to help you cope with grief throughout the year with Heather Stang, Author of Mindfulness & Grief. The Meditation For Grief Workshop is open to people who are grieving the death of a loved one, are experiencing anticipatory grief and/or have a loved one on Hospice care.
Learn How To Have Less Anxiety & More Peace! Learn how to focus your mind, relax your body, and cultivate a calm and peaceful presence in this 4 week introductory course. This is perfect if you have wanted to try meditation, but are not sure where to start. The Meditation Class for Beginners is led by the Frederick Meditation Center’s founder and author of Mindfulness & Grief, Heather Stang, and features an online learning component with guided meditations for home practice.
We’re Back In Hagerstown! Heather’s Four Week Course is now being offered in downtown Hagerstown at the Stillness Studio. Learn how to focus your mind, relax your body, and cultivate a calm and peaceful presence in this 4 week introductory course. This is perfect if you have wanted to try meditation, but are not sure where to start.
Form a Solid Foundation for Your Meditation Practice. The surface instruction for mindfulness practice is to “be here now.” But there is a lot happening in each moment! Learning to discern the four foundations of mindfulness: body, feelings, mind & dharma, will help you deepen your practice and develop wisdom. This is an excellent follow-up to the four week Meditation for Beginners course led by Heather Stang or people new to meditation who want to develop a regular practice.