Meditation in Sparta

September Series: Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times

Mondays · 7-8:30pm with Sarah Shaffer

Tune into your interconnected nature! As we break down the divisions in our mind and between one another, we awaken to a compassionate, loving experience. This allows us to transform the challenges in our life and respond courageously and confidently.

Class Dates and Topics:

September 11: Practicing Joy instead of Chasing Happiness
September 18:Love is Letting Go of Self
September 25 : A Radical Meditation for Improving Relationships

woman meditating in garden

$10 per person. Drop-ins welcome.


Sparta Train Creative
30 Station Road, Sparta Township NJ

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Sarah Schaffer

Sarah Schaffer

Sarah is a Teacher at KMC New York where she studies in the Teacher Training Program. She is the main teacher for the Sparta Meditation class. Her teachings are practical and show how we can easily include meditation and Buddha’s timeless advice into daily life.



Sparta Train Creative
30 Station Road, Sparta Township NJ

Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve never been to a meditation class/workshop before.

I've never been to a meditation class before what should I expect?
Our meditation classes are very accessible. You do not need to bring any mats or wear any special clothing. We provide both cushions and chairs, and there is no physical exercise, yoga, or stretching involved.
How should I dress?
Feel free to come however you are comfortable. We ask people to remove shoes and hats when you enter the meditation room.
Do I need to bring anything?
Nothing in particular, but some people like to take notes so you may wish to bring a notepad and pen.
If I’m a complete beginner, should I attend this class?
Yes, our meditation workshops are perfect for everyone. This course, in particular is a great way to begin a meditation practice – no previous experience is necessary.
Do I need to be Buddhist to attend?
No, our meditation workshops are presented in a way that is accessible to everyone, and no religious obligation is required.
What are some benefits of attending meditation classes?
Through sincerely training in meditation on the teachings given in these classes you will attain spiritual realizations, which lead you to permanent liberation from all the sufferings of this life and countless future lives. There is no greater meaning than this. Even temporarily, whenever you experience problems, unpleasant feelings, depression or unhappiness you can solve these problems immediately by transforming your mind into peace through your meditation practice. The benefits of meditation are immeasurable.