Practice Groups in the Central US

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Arkansas

Little Rock

Ecumenical Buddhist Society
1516 West 3rd Street
72201
(501) 376-7056
E-Mail: ebs at aristotle.net

Illinois

Carbondale

The Awakening Heart Dharma Group of the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship

Shawnee Dharma Group

Champaign / Urbana
Prairie Sangha

Chicago Metro Area

Insight Chicago Meditation Community

Downers Grove

Contact Person: Jack Hatfield
Telephone: (630) 375-0881
E-mail: jackhat1 at aol.com

Peoria

Peoria Insight Meditation Group

Rockford

Contact Person: Wendy
(815) 623-8649
E-mail: sopris at aol.com

Springfield

Insight Meditation Community of Springfield Illinois (IMCSI)
Contact Person: Bridget Rolens
(314) 369-1391
E-mail: bridget at pathwaystomindfulness.com

Chanmyay Satipatthana Vihara

Indiana

Evansville

Mindful Heart Buddha Sangha 

Fort Wayne

Insight Fort Wayne
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Indianapolis

IBMR
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Michigan City

Peacemakers Sangha
Contact:  Michael Zieve
(219) 362-1462
E-Mail: mlzieve at yahoo.com

Iowa

Des Moines

Des Moines Meditation and Mindfulness Group

Kansas

Kansas City Metro Area

Shawnee
M & M’s (Monday Mindful Meditation Meeting)
Contact: Jane Vogel
(913) 248-4412

Lawrence

Insight Meditation at the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence
E-Mail: dalenimz@gmail.com

Kentucky

Louisville

Louisville Vipassana Community

Louisiana

Lafayette

Spirit Path Meditation & Spiritual Enrichment Center
(337) 233-5127
E-mail: spiritpath at cox.net

New Orleans

New Orleans Insight Meditation Group 

Michigan

Ann Arbor

Deep Spring Center

Insight Meditation Ann Arbor

Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center

Chelsea

Chelsea Meditation

Perry

Dhammasala Forest Monastery

Traverse City

Traverse City Mindfulness Meditation Group

Minnesota

Duluth

Wild Waters Insight Meditation

Minneapolis

Common Ground Meditation Center

Rivers’ Way Meditation

Twin Cities Vipassana Collective  offers retreats.

Northfield

Northfield Buddhist Meditation Center 

Rochester

Rochester Meditation Center

Mississippi

Jackson

Jackson Meditation Group
Zip: 39216
Contact: Luke Lundemo
(601) 981-6925
E-Mail: luke at computercoop.com

Metta Buddhist Center
Zip: 39206
Contact Person: Shelley Johnson
(601) 487-8611
E-Mail:mettacenterjxn at gmail.com

Missouri

Annapolis

Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center

Columbia

Show Me Dharma
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Silent Mind Open Heart
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Cuba

White Oak Sangha
Contact: Lisa Hoover
E-Mail: lisa at delrio-design.com

Jefferson City

Vipassana Buddhist Church

Kansas City Metro Area

Engaging Mindfulness Practice Group
Contact Person: Lori Woodley
Unity Village Clubhouse
Unity Village, MO
(816) 795-6282
E-Mail: lori at peacematters.org

Heart of America Sangha
Address: 707 W. 47th Street (Unity on the Plaza)
Kansas City, MO
Contact: John Flaherty
(816) 523-5061

Pilgrim Chapel/KC Bhavana Group
Contact: Mike McFarland
Pilgrim Chapel, 3801 Gillham Rd.
Kansas City, MO
(816) 679-7170
E-Mail: simpleyogi704 at gmail.com

Temple Buddhist Center at Unity Temple

Unity Sangha

Rolla

Inspiration Center Sangha
Contact: Maureen Hall
(573) 364-0517
E-Mail: mhall at inspirationcenter.net

Springfield

Ozarks Dharma Community

St. Louis Metro Area

St. Louis Mindfulness

Sunday Sangha
Address: Solar Yoga, 6002 Pershing
Zipcode: 63112
Contact: Christine Schutz or Jan Rosamond
(314) 210-8820 (Jan)
E-Mail: sundaysangha at yahoo.com

Nebraska

Omaha

Mindfulness Outreach Initiative

Omaha Sitting Group
Contact Person: Patti Benker
Telephone: (402) 496-3249

North Dakota

Grand Forks

Lotus Meditation Center

Ohio

Cincinnati

Tri-State Dharma

Cleveland

Insight Meditation of Cleveland

Yellow Springs

Yellow Springs Dharma Center

Oklahoma

Stillwater
Contact: Barbara Carlozzi
(405) 377-8612

Tulsa
Contact: Terry
(918) 740-7772

South Dakota

Sioux Falls

South Dakota Buddhist Vihara

Tennessee

Knoxville

Monday Mindfulness Meditation
Zip: 37919
Contact: Ann Pendley
Telephone: (865) 556-3908
E-mail: zpendley at bellsouth.net

Texas

Austin

Mariposa Sangha

Sitagu Buddha Vihara
Contact: Bhikkhu Cintita
E-mail: ashin.cintita@sitagutx.org
https://www.meetup.com/Austin-Words-of-the-Buddha/
We are a Burmese-based monastery with both ethnic Burmese and Western participation.

Dallas

Southwest Vipassana Association

Houston

Insight Meditation Houston 

Wisconsin

Madison

Madison Insight Meditation Group
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