August 2019

28Aug(Aug 28)3:00 PM02Sep(Sep 2)11:30 AMLabor Day Insight Meditation Retreat(August 28) 3:00 PM - (September 2) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): James Baraz; Sharda Rogell; Howard Cohn; Terry Vandiver (yoga); Dawn Mauricio (assistant) CommuterNo prerequisiteWait list

Event Details

Dates: Wednesday, August 28, 3:00pm – Monday, September 2, 11:30am; 5 nights
Sliding Scale: $1300 – $600, PLUS a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 280R19.

We are very sorry, this retreat is FULL. Please submit an application if you are interested in being on the wait list. We do have cancellations, so the longer you’re able to wait, the better your chances of getting in.

If you are interested and need financial assistance, we may have a work exchange available.


Retreat Description:
This retreat emphasizes quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity and depth of practice. Traditional instructions will be combined with a spirit of loving-kindness and silent sitting and walking meditation, dharma talks, and meetings with the teachers.

Suitable for both beginning and experienced students.

Financial assistance is available for all Spirit Rock residential retreats. Our scholarship rate is $40/night and available for all those with financial hardship with special funds allocated to People of Color (POC), folks with serious medical conditions, and young adults (age 18-26). Scholarship funding is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Scholarships are budgeted per retreat and because they are in high demand, can run out quickly. We encourage you to register for a retreat as close as possible to the registration opening date (lotteries are an exception).

A unique scholarship opportunity — the Hemera Contemplative Fellowship! If you are 18 years of age or older with a commitment to service — serving others through your profession — you should consider reviewing the eligibility for this Fellowship. In general, this Fellowship is for those who are full-time in the listed eligible professions and are new to silent residential retreat practice. Follow this link for more detailed information: Hemera Contemplative Fellowships. ONE scholarship allowed per person, per calendar year.

General Information

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Also remember that the cost above is priced as a sliding scale. Please pay at the highest level of the sliding scale that you can afford. This allows others who need to pay less the opportunity to attend. Fee is for room and board. Teaching and staffing of the retreats is by donation at the end of the retreat. For more information, see Retreat FAQ.

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