4 Day Silent Meditation Retreat

August 2nd – 5thSAMSUNG
Andes, NY

Join us for a silent meditation retreat that will support new students establish a retreat practice and help experienced meditators to go deeper.

This retreat integrates the wisdom practices of Zen, Vipassana and Yoga traditions.

There will be daily movement/yoga practice, afternoon dharma talks, and opportunities for one-on-one meetings with Jen.

Meals are vegetarian, prepared by local chefs, and filled with nourishment from local Burnett Farms.

This is a time to step into the container of a retreat schedule, and allow the rhythms to support your practice and inner work.  Please do not bring computers, cell phones (turn them all the way off/hand into the office), books, journals, music, or hobbies.  Notebooks may be brought for the dharma talk. Please plan to participate in the full schedule all the way through the retreat.

Bring preferred sitting props (meditation benches or cushions), loose dark/muted color clothing that covers shoulders and legs for sitting, yoga clothing for yoga practice.  Outdoor hiking available, bring suitable clothes if you like.

Location: Willow Drey
Cost: All rates are per person, and include all meals, lodging, activities, and dana (payment to the teacher).

Single – Shared (2 twin beds)    $550
Single – Private (1 queen bed)*   $800
Double – Shared (1 queen bed)*  $450    Must register together
*Only one queen left

Register: Please complete the application to begin registration.

Schedule (subject to slight change)

August 2
2pm – Arrive & Settle
3:45pm – Work meditation instruction
6pm – Dinner
7pm – Orientation & Group Introductions
8pm – Zendo etiquette & sit

August 3-4
6:45am – Wake up
7:20am – Sitting & Chanting
8:00am – Breakfast
8:45am – Rest/Work Period
9:45am – Sitting & Walking Meditation
11:15am – Guided Yoga Practice/Independent Physical Practice
1:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Rest/Work Period
3:00pm – Sitting & Walking Meditation
4:35pm – Dharma Talk
5:30pm – Rest/Work Period
6:00pm – Dinner
7:10pm – Guided Restorative Yoga/Pranayama/Rest
7:40pm – Sitting & Walking Meditation, Night Chant
9:15pm – Night Bell

August 5
6:45am – Wake up
7:20am – Sitting & Chanting
8:00am – Breakfast
8:45am – Work Meditation
9:45am – Sitting & Walking Meditation
11:15am – Guided Yoga Practice/Independent Physical Practice
1:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Leave Taking