The class is held in-person on Tuesday evenings 7pm–8.30pm.


The class is located in Westerly Family Centre, 27 Westerly Way.


Drop-in fee $15.

It is now possible to pay by EFTPOS at all our classes.


There is no greater method for experiencing peace of mind and happiness than to understand and meditate on emptiness – Buddha’s teachings on the dream-like nature of reality. Explore these profound yet immensely practical teachings and discover a lighter way of living.

Tuesdays Jun 11 • 18 • 25

Drop-in any week for $15

Or book here for the entire series for $37.50


Buddhist wisdom provides special methods to deal with difficult conversations, relationships, and situations. Instead of feeling anxious, defensive, upset, or overwhelmed, the practice of meditation can empower us with the skills we need to deal with challenging relationships with clarity and confidence.

Tuesdays Jul 2 • 9 • 16

Drop-in any week for $15

Or book here for the entire series for $37.50


Discover the power of our mind to shape our world. Use meditation and positive thinking techniques to overcome negative thoughts and feelings, and create a life of confidence and happiness.

Tuesdays Aug 20 • 27 • Sept 3 • 10

Drop-in any week for $15

Or book here for the entire series for $50.00

What to Expect at a Class

Our classes are open to everyone, regardless of background or level of experience. Learn simple techniques for calming the mind, implement effective strategies for solving everyday problems and leading a happy, peaceful life, and discover the complete path of inner transformation that Buddha taught.

Each week, explore a different aspect of Buddhist wisdom and be guided in a breathing meditation as well as a contemplative meditation related to the topic. There is also an opportunity to ask questions, followed by refreshments.

No need to book – drop in any week.

The Teacher

This class is taught by Buddhist teacher Iain Johnson.
Iain has been practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years and is known for his great sincerity, loving kindness and wisdom. He has received extensive teachings and shows a wonderful example of applying the teachings and practices of Kadampa Buddhism in his daily life.