11nov7:15 am1:00 pmDAY OF ZENwith Michael Mugaku Zimmerman Roshi

Event Details

November 11, 2023 (rescheduled)
Artspace Zendo
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Day of Zen with Michael Mugaku Zimmerman is an opportunity for beginners to learn about meditation in a supportive atmosphere. For people familiar with sitting meditation (zazen), a Day of Zen will provide a space for deepening that practice. Meditation practice sitting in a chair is entirely acceptable. You will receive posture and breath instruction — the essence of Zen practice.

Participants will

  • Engage in sitting and walking meditation.
  • Listen to a Dharma talk and receive meditation instruction.
  • Have the opportunity for an individual interview with the teacher (dokusan).
  • Enjoy a light breakfast and healthy snacks.

$25 TAZ BC Members
$40, other TAZ members
$50 General Admission
$20 Students, <30, & Limited Income
Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins, please.

If this is your first Day of Zen, please arrive by 7:15 am for an orientation session. We’ll review the basic Zendo protocols and sitting instructions from 7:15-7:45 am.

Coffee, tea, and light breakfast items will be available at 7:45. The first sit starts at 8:00 am.

7:15 – 7:45 am Orientation – Zendo Forms
7:45 – 8:00 am Coffee, Tea, Light Breakfast
8:00 am – 1:00 pm Program

During the Day of Zen program, you may park in visitor spaces (40-59) at the front of the building.  Towing/booting is strictly enforced at all times for all reserved resident parking at Artspace City Center. There is no parking in the back of the building or in the Macaroni Flats lot to the south. Please pay attention to the signs to identify reserved spaces. Check in with a greeter to be sure you park in an available space. There is also on-street parking on side streets.


Health Guidelines for this Event

Other Health Guidelines We recommend current COVID vaccination/boosters for everyone. COVID vaccination is not required. Mask-wearing is optional, per your own preference. If you have any symptoms of respiratory illness, including COVID, a cold, or influenza, please stay home.


(Saturday) 7:15 am - 1:00 pm