Learn practical techniques to increase energy and enthusiasm in daily life.
Find a drop-in meditation class near you:
- Barnard Castle - monthly
- Darlington - Tuesday Evening
- Darlington Tuesday Morning
- Durham - Wednesday evenings
- Middlesbrough - Wednesday Evenings
- Darlington - Friday Morning
- Children's Classes - monthly
The main class run at Atisha Centre, Darlington is on a Tuesday evening, 7.30pm.
Covid information - Please read carefully
If you have been diagnosed with Covid-19 or have developed symptoms (principally high temperature, persistent cough, loss of smell or taste among others) within the last 5 days or if you live with/or have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed or had symptoms of Covid-19 within the last 5 days , we respectfully request you not to visit the Centre.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Face coverings - It is no longer a requirement to wear face coverings when inside the building. However, we would like to ask our visitors to consider wearing one especially when in crowded indoor areas.
Sanitisers - we continue to provide and encourage the use of hand sanitiser.
These introductory classes begin with a simple guided meditation to reduce stress, tension and distractions. This is followed by a short teaching on how to apply Buddhist principles to daily life, followed by an opportunity to ask questions and a second meditation.
After the class you are welcome to stay for refreshments and informal discussion.
You don't need any previous experience to attend these classes. Also, you don't need to pre-register. All you need to do is choose a class and come along!
Most evening classes start at 7.30pm but it's good to arrive a bit early to settle in.
For more information about these classes check out Frequently Asked Questions.
Cost: £6 per class
or Prepaid Card – 4 classes for the price of 3. To buy a prepaid card click here. You can also buy one at the class,
0r all classes are free to members. To become a member click here.
In-Depth Study Programmes
The Foundation Programme, and Teacher Training Programme are enrollment classes that enable us to deepen our knowledge and experience of Buddha's teachings. If you would like to sample FP or TTP please email email@example.com to discuss.
By enrolling you automatically become a member and all other classes, retreats and one off events are free.
For more information please get in touch: