In each class a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. The classes are self-contained so you can drop in any week. There is no need to book or bring anything. Classes begin with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a second guided meditation based on the topic. There is also an opportunity for discussion, followed by refreshments.

No meditation experience is necessary, classes are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators. Everyone is welcome.

Class Information

The class is held on Thursday evenings 7.00pm–8.30pm. See below for a list of class dates.
The class is located at Charlestown Library, 13 Smith St., Charlestown in the Meeting Room.  There are always plenty of parking spaces in the library car park.
The cost of the class is $10. There is no need to book.


Class Dates


Self Confidence
Discover your own potential for limitless good qualities. Overcome self critical thoughts and low self esteem.
Nov    30;
Dec 7, 14

Learn to Meditate
Learn how to relax and unwind your mind through meditation. A great course to start your year in a positive way!
Jan   25,
Feb   1

8 Steps to Happiness
Learn how to think your way to a happiness and wellbeing that cannot be disturbed by the changes and challenges of life.
Feb  8, 15, 22;
Mar 1, 8

The Teacher

Mick Marcon is the Resident Teacher at Losang Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Newcastle. With his clear understanding of Buddha’s teachings and down-to-earth manner, he inspires us to develop a peaceful mind, thereby uncovering for ourself a deep contentment and happiness. Mick teaches weekly drop-in classes as well as the Foundation Program.