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Our practice is strengthened when we meditate in community. Let’s sit together, breathe together, and share what brings each of us into presence.

South Bay Meditation Practice

Join co-leaders Eric McCullum and Maureen Shannon-Chapple (online or in person) for a 30-minute guided meditation followed by a short talk and time for discussion and questions.  

Who is this practice group for?

This practice group is for anyone who would like to strengthen their meditation practice by meditating in community. Everyone is welcome, including those brand new to meditation.

NOTE: This group is a merger of two online groups that currently meet at 7:30 on Tuesdays: the LMU Community Practice Group and the South Bay Redondo Beach group

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Where is this practice located?

The Tuesday evening practice group meets both online and in person at the Neptunian Woman’s Club in Manhattan Beach. 

In-Person Location: 
Neptunian Woman’s Club: 920 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Please plan to arrive early for parking. Metlox Center at 451 Manhattan Beach Blvd., is about a 5-minute walk and has plenty of metered parking. 

Please note: In keeping with the principles of the dharma that underlie our activities, primarily non-harming, we are requiring that all attendees be fully vaccinated in order to attend in person. Masks are optional as all attendees are fully vaccinated. Attendance is limited to allow for social distancing.

Please register using the green “register now” button on the top left of this page, and you will automatically be sent the Zoom information to join. 

By Donation

Although this is a donation-based class, registration is required.

Suggested donation: $25

If you cannot make it, please cancel your reservation so that others may attend in your place. Space is limited.


Maureen Shannon-Chapple Senior Teacher

Maureen Shannon-Chapple has been a practitioner of yoga and meditation since her teenage years. Her professional life has included classroom teaching, parenting trainings, adult education, and college teaching. She is a 2008 graduate of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Community Dharma Leader Training, and has led groups including ILA’s Family Program, mindfulness classes, and the weekly... Read more

Eric McCullum, MA Teacher

Eric McCullum first discovered meditation in the early 1990’s. In 2005 he began practicing in the Vipassana tradition with Trudy Goodman and Insight LA. Eric has completed InsightLA’s one-year Mindfulness Facilitator Training Program. He is currently a member of InsightLA’s Board of Directors, co-chair of the Ethics and Reconciliation Council and is a member of... Read more

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