One-Day Retreat Schedule

A retreat is most powerful when you are able to attend the entire schedule, but your participation is valuable even if you cannot. 

You are welcome to stand up and meditate at your place in the zendo at any time (to prevent drowsiness or pain), or spend a zazen period doing walking meditation in the hall or outdoors. 

8:30am …….Zazen (seated meditation)
8:55 …………Kinhin (slow walking meditation)
9:05 …………Zazen
9:30 …………Chanting Service
10:00 …………Break
10:15 ……….Silent Work
11:15 ……….End Work/Break
11:30 ……….Zazen (sanzen available)
12:00 ……….Kinhin
12:10pm…….Zazen
12:40 ……….End Zazen/Meal Prep
12:45 ……….Silent Formal Lunch
1:15 …………Cleanup and Break

Afternoon schedule when we don’t have Mondo Practice:

1:45pm …….Afternoon Recitation
2:00 …………Zazen
2:30 …………Mindful Movement (low-impact guided yoga, personal stretching, or outdoor kinhin)
3:00 …………Zazen
3:30 …………Tea, Closing Discussion
4:00 …………Cleanup
4:30 ………….Retreat Ends

Afternoon schedule when we have mondo practice (this will be clearly announced in the retreat announcements and on the calendar):

1:45 …………Afternoon Recitation
2:00 …………Zazen
2:25 …………Kinhin
2:35 …………Zazen
3:00 …………Retreat ends for those who have attended only part of the day – thanks for joining us!
3-4:30 ……….Mondo Practice
4:30 ………….Cleanup
5:00 ………….Retreat Ends

Please be sure to read the information on the main Retreat Information Page.