Saturday morning meditation  (no meditaion on Sept 28-closed for retreat)

 8:15 at the Little Chapel of all Nations on the U of A campus.

Door opens at 8AM.

1401 E 1st St, 8571 on the NE corner at Highland Av. Dedicated, free parking on site. Please text your license plate number to the provided number on signs.



Dharma book study group

Tues nights

5:30 door opens, 5:45 sit, 6:10 dharma book discussion. Join us anytime.

7500 N Calle Sin Envida, Brookdale Community Center, La Rosa Assisted Living Building

From main entrance take first right past nurses station. Go to the end of the hall. Make a right at the grandfather clock. Continue past a second nurses station, enter first door on left into meeting room.


Sky Island Zen is in the lineage of  Everyday Zen, founded by Zoketsu Norman Fischer. We are in the Soto Zen lineage through San Francisco Zen Center and  back to Dogen Zenji. Our guiding teacher is Hoka Chris Fortin, founding priest is Shozan Mary Koopman,  and Head of Doan Ryo is Dai Marie Olson.

We meet regularly on Saturday mornings at 8:15 AM for zazen and service (gate opens at 8:00), and on Monday  evenings  at 5:45 for meditation and a dharma dialogue (door opens at 5:30). Click here for a full schedule and directions.


The mission of Sky Island Zen is to offer a place to practice together, whether you are a first time or long-term practitioner. We offer weekly meditations, service and a book study class. All are welcome.

Email us at or find us on Facebook here.

Mailing address:

2561 W Ruthann Dr., Tucson, AZ 85713.

We are a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization