"When one thought ends, right before the next thought begins,
there is a tiny gap called 'now.' Over time we learn to expand that gap."

– Spring Washam

Upcoming Residential Retreats with Space Available

Periodically attending a meditation retreat is the best way to deepen and renew your practice. All of our retreats are silent with a few exceptions. Review the specific retreat descriptions for more details. Most Spirit Rock retreats are held in our upper Retreat Hall unless otherwise indicated. The following retreats are open for registration and still have limited spaces available.


Satipatthana: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students  (244R17) - Young Adult Rates now available
Bhikkhu Analayo assisted by Phillip Moffitt and Shaila Catherine
April 7 - 16

Through Dhamma Eyes with Awareness and Wisdom (256R17) - Young Adult Rates now available
Steve Armstrong, Carol Wilson, Alexis Santos, Franz Moeckl (qigong)
April 30 - May 9


Awareness, Insight and Liberation (258R17)
Steve Armstrong, Kamala Masters, Deborah Ratner, Vance Pryor
May 10 - 17

Living Awareness through Embodiment & Heart: An Insight Meditation Retreat @ Angela Center, Santa Rosa (260R17)
Mary Grace Orr, John Travis, Heather Sundberg, Rebecca Kronlage (yoga)
May 15 - 21

Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening (266R17) - PARALLEL
Matthew Brensilver and Brian Lesage
May 22 - 29

Examining Reality as a Path to Freedom: for Experienced Students (267R17) - PARALLEL
Sayadaw U Jagara and Nikki Mirghafori
May 22 - 29

The Power of Sangha: Unleashing Our Love into Action for the Earth (A Women's Retreat) @ Angela Center, Santa Rosa (264R17)
Joanna Macy, Debra Chamberlin Taylor, Erin Treat, Sebene Selassie, Jennifer Berezan
May 22 - 28

Transforming the Judgmental Mind @ Angela Center, Santa Rosa (268R17)
Donald Rothberg
May 29 - June 4

Awakening Joy @ Spirit Rock (270R17)
James Baraz, Howard Cohn, Jane Baraz, Evelyn Larsen (movement)
May 30 - June 4

See the full residential retreats calendar >

For general information, visit our Retreat FAQs section.

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