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Buddhist Recovery Meetings: USA > Wisconsin


Madison

Venue:

Neighborhood House Community Center

Day:

Every Wednesday

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Type:

Madison Meditation and Recovery Group

Address:

29 South Mills St., Madison, WI 53715 (map)

Other info:

The meeting has been running for 4 years.
Format and approach: 30 minutes of silent meditation; brief reading; 20 minute 12-Step meeting. We are a cross-fellowship group welcoming anybody in any form of 12-Step recovery. We are non-sectarian and promote no specific form of meditation, as long as it is silent and seated.

Contact:

Email- meditationandrecovery at gmail dot com
Website(s)- sites.google.com/site/meditationandrecovery

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Madison

Venue:

Shambhala Center of Madison

Day:

Sundays

Time:

7:15pm - 8:45pm

Type:

Heart of Recovery Group

Address:

408 S. Baldwin Street, Madison, WI 53703 (map)

Other info:

The Heart of Recovery is a meditation and discussion group at the Shambhala Center of Madison with the purpose of bringing together the practice of meditation, the Shambhala and Buddhist teachings, and the 12 Steps of recovery. We focus on sharing our experience while bringing together meditation practice with our individual paths of recovery from addiction.

Meeting format includes:

Sitting meditation instruction and practice A topic offering in the form of a brief share or reading by the facilitator Discussion and exploration by group members Sharing our personal experience, strength, and hope There is no charge for the meetings, but donations to the operating costs of the Shambhala Center of Madison are welcomed.

Open to all.

Contact:

Phone- (608) 441-8868    Email- madisonshambhala at gmail dot com
Website(s)- madison.shambhala.org

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Milwaukee

Venue:

Milwaukee Mindfulness Practice Center

Day:

Sunday

Time:

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Type:

11-Step Meditation Meeting

Address:

1922 E. Park Place, Milwaukee, WI 53211 (map)
(a block and a half east of Oakland - between Murray & Cramer)

Other info:

The meeting has been running since fall of 2009. It is open to all interested in working a 12 Step recovery program (from any program). We welcome those individuals interested in exploring the relationship of meditation to recovery from addiction and addictive behaviors.
The typical format is: introductions, 20 minutes of mindful sitting meditation, 5 minutes of walking meditation, a reading from the book 12 Steps on Buddha’s Path: Bill, Buddha, and We, followed by sharing.

Contact:

Website(s)- www.milwaukeemindfulness.com

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Milwaukee

Venue:

Shambhala Meditation Center of Milwaukee

Day:

Thursday

Time:

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Type:

Heart of Recovery

Address:

2344 N Oakland Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 (map)

Other info:

The Heart of Recovery is a group meeting focused on sharing support while bringing together contemplative practice and a commitment to recovery from addictions of all kinds. Newcomers will learn basic meditation techniques to enhance, not replace, their own recovery program in a familiar and comfortable environment. Experienced meditators will discover new ways to deepen their current practice while supporting the group.

Heart of Recovery is open to all meditation practitioners, all 12-step practitioners and anyone interested in exploring the relationship of meditation to recovery from addiction and addictive behaviors.

Meetings will include sitting practice and discussion and exploration of topics to share our experience, strength and hope.

Contact:

Phone- (414) 277-8020    Website(s)- milwaukee.shambhala.org

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