Ongoing Programs

Ongoing Programs

Everyone is welcome to join us in our ongoing programs. Additionally, during daytime hours until dusk, IlWon Hall (the meditation hall) is open for you to come and meditate. Before you arrive, please read about Temple etiquette. You are welcome on any day to enjoy walking in the beauty of the Meditation trails.

Sunday Dharma Service 10:00 am – 11:30 am: Every Sunday, our local Dharma community gathers for a regular service, sometimes with our visiting retreat guests. Each service features yoga/chi-gong stretching, chanting, prayer, silent sitting (around 25 min), and a dharma talk to foster a calm and peaceful mind.

Wednesday Evening Meditation 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm: Every Wednesday, we settle into the quiet yin energy of the evening through chi-gong, chanting, and seated meditation.

Daily Morning Meditation 5:30 – 6:40 am: Every morning, we start our days in the dharma hall, enjoying our spectacular view of the Catskill Mountains. Morning meditations are mostly silent sitting (45 min) followed by a short period of sutra chanting and yoga/chi-gong stretching.

Individual Meditation Class (upon request) : If you are new to meditation, we are happy to offer an individual class to help you get started. We will cover the basics of meditation and offer guidance about how to establish a daily practice. Please email us ( to make an appointment for an individual instruction session. Suggested donation: $30

Tuesday Community Yoga ($10) IlWon Hall/6-7:15pm (

Friday Chair Yoga ($8) IlWon Hall/10-11:15am (

Body Rewilding with Ruthie Fraser Somatic arts & Yoga for Natural Human Movement

Open Level (some experience with movement practice is recommended)

Wednesdays 9:30am – 11am ($25 donation), Fall 2023 starting Sept 6th

Body Rewilding, an original movement method created by Ruthie Fraser, is a synthesis of Structural Integration wisdom, functional movement, Yoga, and somatic exploration. In this class we will unbind ourselves from habitual patterning, find the resources of the ground and gravity, revive easeful movement coordination, and cultivate a fertile neutral state in which the body is resilient, available, mobile, stable, and alive. We will explore and embody the physical expression of various archetypes within us, working and playing towards true wholeness and agency.

The Won Dharma Center is self-supporting through your donations alone. Your financial support, according to your ability, allows us to continue Center programs and outreach work. Monthly pledges are particularly helpful. Checks made out to Won Dharma Center are tax deductible.

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