Insight Meditation of the Mid-Columbia, a local Buddhist meditation group, will offer a four-week series of beginning classes on mindfulness meditation Thursday evenings from 6 to 7:15 p.m. starting Jan. 14, and running through Feb. 4.
The classes are open to the public and offered without charge. Advance registration is not required, but donations will be accepted. The classes will be held at Shalom United Church of Christ, at 505 McMurray St., Richland.
The focus of the classes will be on the basic techniques of mindfulness meditation as well as the physical, psychological and spiritual benefits of meditation. All who are interested in learning about meditation are welcome.