Retreat Information

Zen Mindfulness Meditation retreats offer us the opportunity to deepen our meditation practice and strengthen the awareness we carry into our everyday activities by setting aside time away from work, family, and other commitments to simply sit in silent meditation.

The schedule consists of seated meditation; walking meditation; work practice; rest periods; lectures; and private meetings with the teacher. We offer several two day and one five day retreats each year.

During our  two-day retreats, people who do not live within a 30-minute drive from the Center are housed with our local members. They may also find accommodations on their own if they choose.

With all our retreats, we are flexible with the needs of individuals. If you have questions, contact the retreat director listed on the form.

More information and application for our Two-Day retreats can be found here.
More information and application for our Five-Day retreat can be found here.

Call or write the center if you want a hardcopy application mailed to you.

Upcoming Retreats at the Bay Zen Center

Retreats at Bay Zen Center Application Due Date Retreat Director Email
May 9 7AM-
May 10, 4:30PM
May 1 Bill Press billpress [at] gmail [dot] com
August 1 7AM –
August 2, 4:30PM
July 24 Bill Press billpress [at] gmail [dot] com
Oct. 4, 5PM –
Oct. 9, noon
September 11 Brent Beavers rsg.way [at] gmail [dot] com

You may apply for retreats at any time before the deadline listed on the application, but the earlier, the better. Applicants from out of town will receive a letter or email informing them of their acceptance within a few days after their application is received.  All others can assume that they have been accepted unless they hear from us within two days after the deadline date.