In these meditation classes, discover new ways of looking at your life, friends & family, world and yourself that comes from Buddha's wisdom. This wisdom gives rise to mental peace, inner strength, and a positive, confident approach to your life!

Each class provides authentic instruction and practical engagement in Buddhist meditation, the method for establishing true happiness within our own mind.

Drop-in | Small class fee | Everyone welcome

Spring Park Meditation Class

Enjoy your summer meditating in the park on these eight Buddhist meditations to reduce our stress and find more peaceful contentment in our life.

Sundays, 10:30 - 11:30am

$14 per class | FREE for Members

with Nick Birdsall

Relaxing Stress, Finding Contentment

Jul 7 - Finding contentment with money
Jul 14 - Relaxing our stress about money
Jul 21 - Finding contentment about pleasure
Jul 28 - Relaxing our stress about pain
Aug 4 - Finding contentment about popularity
Aug 11 - Relaxing our stress about rejection
Aug 18 - Finding contentment about recognition
Aug 25 - Relaxing our stress about getting blamed

Sep 1 - NO CLASS - Post Festival Retreat with Gen Khyenwang

Directions to Spring Park in Fort Collins

Spring Park sign and parking lot at the junction of Spring Park Drive and Matthews Street.

Spring Park

2100 Matthews Street, Fort Collins, CO 80525 

Spring Park is less than a mile away from Heruka Center, just off College Avenue, roughly mid-way between Prospect & Drake.

From College Avenue turn EAST onto Spring Park Drive at the traffic light. After 2 blocks, Spring Park Drive turns into Matthews Street, and at this junction is the sign and parking lot for Spring Park.

As much as possible our meditation classes will be located very near this parking lot in the shady tree-covered grassy area.

Click on the map below for the Google map location.

We'll be meditating under the shade of the tree canopy as much as possible! Please bring sun protection just in case.

Wednesday Evening Meditation Class

In these classes, learn reliable Buddhist ways of thinking and meditations to develop a strong and authentic self-confidence that naturally empowers us in all our activities.

*Special live-stream option available for members, please scroll down for details.

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30pm

$14 per class | FREE for Members

with Kadam Trina Gunther

July - Term Break

Building Self Confidence
From the Buddhist Point of View

Aug 7 - How to build authentic self confidence
Aug 14 - Healthy & unhealthy pride
Aug 21 - Becoming secure in ourselves
Aug 28 - Building self-respect
Sep 4 - The confidence of humility (overcoming perfectionism)
Sep 11 - Becoming the person we want to be

Sep 18 - Potluck & Movie Night: The Life of Buddha

Sep 25 - NO CLASS - US Festival in Arizona

Friday After-work Meditation Class

In these classes, learn simple and clear Buddhist meditations and gain experience of the peaceful states of mind of acceptance, love, compassion and giving.

*Special live-stream option available for members through August 2nd, please scroll down for details.

Friday, 5:30 - 6:15pm

$10 per class | FREE for Members

with Adrienne Grudzien

A Simple Meditation on Compassion

Jul 12 - Why do we need compassion?
Jul 19 - Compassion for everyone
Jul 26 - A mind of real hope

A Simple Meditation on Giving

Aug 2 - Cherishing others
Aug 9 - What is real happiness?
Aug 16 - A wealthy mind
Aug 23 - Transforming our reality

Aug 30 - NO CLASS - Post Festival Retreat with Gen Khyenwang

About our Weekly Classes

Drop-in to any of our weekly classes, which offer practical instruction on meditation and modern Buddhism. Buddha's teachings are scientific methods for improving our human nature and good qualities through developing the capacity of our mind.

Each class includes guided meditation and a practical teaching for everyday life, including often discussion and Q & A. Everyone is welcome.

Suitable for all levels - no previous experience needed. No need to wear special clothing/attire. Our meditation room has chairs and floor cushions to sit on.

These classes are offered at a small fee, as listed below. We also offer FREE weekly Buddhist prayer services, which can be found on this page (click here) and on our monthly calendar (click here)

About our Class Fees

Heruka Center is a non-profit organization which is entirely supported through our class fees, donations and memberships. We never turn away anyone for lack of funds - if you are unable to afford the listed class fee please feel welcome regardless and simply pay what you can.

If you attend regularly and would like to support our organization while enjoying the benefits of membership, please visit our Membership page for more information or to sign up. Thank you for your support!

Live-Streaming Wednesday Evening Classes

For members of Heruka KMC, we now offer our Wednesday Evening Meditation Class live-streamed. We still encourage those who have the ability, to please attend in person as often as possible. However, if you live at a formidable distance or have other mobility constraints, we hope this live-streaming will give you the opportunity to stay connected and enjoy the peace of meditation and Modern Buddhism every week.

To receive the zoom link for the current term’s classes, please contact Kelsang Evam at Please note that this link will expire at the end of term, and for those who wish to continue live-streaming the new link must be requested at the beginning of the next term.

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149 W Harvard St, Suite 102, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Heruka Kadampa Meditation Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit. A member of the New Kadampa Tradition - Internationals Kadampa Buddhist Union.