Meditation Retreats

Los Angeles
Beginner’s Mind One-Day Retreat
March 31, 2019
Hazy Moon Zen Center
Register by email

This one-day retreat combines the essential elements of the Zen tradition with the ease of casual instruction, informal dialogue and short, 20-minute meditation periods. You’ll come away with a complete taste of the Zen tradition: seated and walking meditation, services, mindful work and a dharma talk. A vegetarian lunch is provided. The cost is $40.


Madison WI
Spring Wind: A Zen Retreat
April 11-14, 2019
Holy Wisdom Monastery
Housing is full. Register as a commuter or add yourself to the waitlist.

All levels of practitioners are welcome for a weekend of seated meditation, walking meditation, chanting, Dharma talks and the opportunity to work privately with a teacher. Three nights, all meals included. This ecumenical center is one of our most popular and hospitable retreat locations with inspiring views, comfortable rooms and lovingly prepared meals.


Boca Raton, Florida
Zazenkai: Day of Meditation
Sat., May 25, 2019, 8-4
Southern Palm Zen Group
meeting at
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton

I’ll be a guest teacher for a day of practice including meditation, a dharma talk, the opportunity to meet privately, and a delicious vegetarian lunch.  Suggested donation is $45.  Please RSVP by May 22 to southernpalmzengroup@gmail.com. Seating is limited.


Cincinnati
Letting Go: A Zen Retreat
Aug. 8-11, 2019
Transfiguration Spirituality Center
Registration Open

Make peace with impermanence and find freedom in things as they are. Experience the healing presence of just sitting or walking in meditation, chanting, Dharma talks and private encounters with a teacher. Special attention and support will be given to beginners. Three nights, all meals included.


Upstate NY
Clear Waters: A Zen Retreat
Oct. 10-13, 2019
Chapin Mill Retreat Center
Batavia NY between Rochester and Buffalo
Registration not yet open

A traditional three-day retreat including seated and walking meditation, dharma talks, chanting services, oryoki meals, and the opportunity to meet privately with a teacher. Chapin Mill is peaceful refuge on 135 rural acres that the people of the Iroquois Nation once called “The Place of Clear Running Waters” for its abundant springs, streams and ponds.