The Meditation Learning Center and the Arizona International Buddhist Meditation Center (AIBMC) offer opportunities to practice, learn meditation and mindfulness. Eight-week courses are provided throughout the year enabling one to study and practice meditation and mindfulness at a deeper level.

The next eight-week course, “Meditation, The Great Teacher,” begins January 21. The course costs $50 and the book is $10. The book may be purchased in class or at

Course facilitator Shane Wilson is a Buddhist minister who has studied meditation throughout the world with many gifted teachers. He regularly teaches at the AIBMC in Mesa as well as facilitates meditation gatherings, workshops and retreats and runs a private practice.