If you want to rent the center for a retreat, please check Rent the Center page for information. If you wish to attend any retreat, please contact the retreat teachers or managers. Everything we know about each retreat is listed below.
Inner and Outer Nature
With Johann Robbins, David Loy
The Inner and Outer Nature retreat includes deep nature practice, immersing in the natural world, connecting our inner nature with outer nature, dissolving separation. Each day includes plentiful time for sitting, hiking/walking meditation, as well as instruction in nature meditation, Dharma talks, and individual and group practice discussions. Click here for complete information and here for a registration form.
With Johann Robbins, David Loy, and Kritee Kanko
This retreat is a combination retreat-workshop that will explore ways spiritual practice can nourish an socio-ecological consciousness based on wisdom and compassion rather than anxiety and anger. Silent mornings will include sitting and walking meditation in nature. The afternoons/evenings will be a combination of presentations and exercises, in small groups, with time for reflection and integration. We will awaken authentic direct experience of the state of the biosphere, and empower an awakened activism that one can take back into life. Click here for complete information and here for a registration form.
Awakening Intuition: An Insight Medtation Retreat with David Chernikoff
with David Chernikoff
Insight meditation teaches us a radical new way of knowing ourselves and the world we live in. This retreat will be an invitation to cultivate intuitive wisdom, a faculty of inner guidance that plays a critical role in the process of spiritual awakening. Our primary focus will be the practice of sitting and walking meditation in Noble Silence. There will be dharma talks, meditation instruction, and small group interviews with the teacher. In addition, there will be some guided meditations and interactive exercises designed to deepen our understanding of our innate capacity to experience what the Buddha called “the sweet joy of the way.”
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Restoreth My Soul Flow
with Frederic Wiedemann, PhD (and guest teachers)This playful retreat is for spiritual beings who want to EMBODY, dance, flow, contact, feel contentment in their bodies, yoga, roll in the meadow, access deep inner guidance, and arch your across a boulder … in Nature’s extraordinary beauty. The retreat will include “micro-practices” (30 seconds or less) to access your flow state. We will notice and work with all that which blocks us from these divine states. Lodging options include camping, shared or private rooms. Delicious vegetarian meals are provided. Tuesday thru Thursday afternoon will be a 48 hour solo/silent/soul/vision quest. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The Heart of Listening: A Mindful Inquiry Training Intensive for Facilitators
With Deborah Eden Tull
In this training you will learn and deepen in skills for inquiry. These include: Deep Listening, Clear Seeing, The Art of the Question, Transparency, Offering Skillful Feedback, and Compassionate Action. You may use these skills for working with people one on one, in groups, and for personal investigation. Mindful inquiry is held in the spirit of learning how to be of service rather than trying to be helpful, fix, or change people. It is a gateway to intimacy, clarity, and deeper understanding and peace.
Intimacy and Awakening: An Insight Meditation Retreat with David Chernikoff
Details to be announced.
Private RetreatWith Mark Coleman
Zen meditation retreat (Sesshin)
with Zen teacher (Sensei), Climate scientist & activist Kritee (Kanko)
Bridging Zen, community-building & strategic action
This Rinzai Zen retreat will include 7-8 hours of seated meditation, walking meditation, deep abdominal chanting, private interviews and group work periods. Scholarships available. No one will be turned away for lack of funds if the retreat is otherwise appropriate for you. For registration, instructions and more, please click here.
Meditation in the Mountains: Nature Retreat for Experienced Students
With Peter WillamsThe focus of the retreat will be on mindfulness, heart practices, and connecting with nature. This retreat is primarily for students in Peter’s 8-month long dedicated group. Spots may open up for meditators who are experienced in the insight meditation tradition (vipassana). Please contact Peter if you are interested: <email@example.com>.
Johann Robbins Retreat
With Johann Robbins
Details to be announced.