This is a listing of current and future events and classes at
Houston Zen Center that is updated regularly.



Classes at Houston Zen Center are taught by the Abbot, Gaelyn Godwin, and by senior members of HZC. There is a modest charge for classes but scholarships are readily available. No one is turned away for lack of funds. Send questions about scholarships or costs to the office.

Classes are open to everyone and are generally designed for all levels of practice experience from beginners to experienced meditators, unless otherwise specified in the class description.


Introduction to Zen Sitting

If you are new to Zen or meditation, please come to the one–hour introduction on the first Wednesday of each month. It begins at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.

Dharma en Español

Daniel & Laura Salazar-Hopps

Daniel & Laura Salazar-Hopps

Los invitamos a que nos acompañen cada mes para expandir la conversación, sumergirnos en la practica de meditación, las formaciones Zen, y como el Dharma es pertinente en nuestras vidas el primer sábado del mes, 9:45 am - 11:15 am. Para mas informacion favor de contactar Daniel Salazar ( Los esperamos!

LGBTQ Meditation Group


Join us in creating a space for LGBTQ meditators, We will have 20 minutes of meditation followed by discussion, and meet monthly. We are currently reading the book by Charlotte Joko Beck, Everyday Zen. Our next meeting will be on Sunday January 27th from 1-2:30pm. Sign up for reminders and announcements in case the meeting is rescheduled.