If you missed registering for the lottery you may still apply to attend this retreat by sending a Wait List Application to the registration department. You will be added to the bottom of the wait list. Please be aware that the waiting list is very long.
The emphasis during this retreat will be on the continuity of awareness in all activities, which stabilizes and balances the mind. Relaxed acceptance of our moment-to-moment experience becomes the platform for investigation and wisdom. Particular attention will be paid to the attitudes in the mind that condition our understanding. This retreat is suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators. We welcome people from all life experiences, backgrounds and diverse communities.
The lottery is now closed. Applicants will be notified by email of their status no later than March 28, 2017 by 5:00pm PST; please refrain from calling before this deadline. If you are selected in the lottery, you will be sent an email with a special link to register and pay your retreat fees online. If you end up on a waiting list, you will be notified of your position on the list.
Special Opportunity for an extended retreat:
If you would like to have a longer retreat period (18 nights), you can register for BOTH the Metta retreat (280R17) and the July Insight/Goldstein retreat (282R17). If you are interested in this option, we will have 20 BYPASS spots available where you can bypass the lottery for the July Insight/Goldstein retreat. These spots are available to the FIRST 20 applicants. You must register for BOTH retreats at the same time. Online registration will be open on February 14th for both of these retreats, no sooner.
If you have been accepted for one of the 20 bypass spots, we will send you a confirmation email which will have a link to pay for your registration for the July Insight Meditation Retreat (282R17)
Spirit Rock extends a special invitation to young adults (age 18-26) who wish to attend this retreat at a rate of $35 per night, on a first come, first serve basis. A limited number of special rates are available, please apply early.
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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.