"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

February Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
James Baraz, Carol Wilson, Adrianne Ross, Greg Scharf, DaRa Williams, Erin Treat, Martha Link (yoga), Devin Berry (trainee), Rachel Lewis (trainee), Devon Hase (trainee), Bruni Davila (trainee)
Saturday, January 27, 3:00pm - Saturday, February 24, 11:30am
upper Retreat Hall
$5850 - $2660 sliding scale, plus a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 336R18.
FULL - Apply for Wait List Here

BEFORE you apply, you must have a minimum of 2 previously completed, silent 7-night Vipassana retreats led by Spirit Rock, IMS or IRC teachers, or the equivalent. You will need to provide the teachers' names, dates, location, length/# of nights and style of the retreats when applying, along with a questionnaire.

Retreat Description:
An extended period of retreat offers the rare opportunity for sustained and dedicated practice. This retreat emphasizes quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing profound clarity and depth of insight practice. Instruction will follow the traditional four foundations of mindfulness, combined with training in loving-kindness and compassion, through a daily schedule of silent sitting, walking, dharma talks and practice meetings with teachers.

Teacher trainees:
First two weeks: Devin Berry and Rachel Lewis
Second two weeks: Devon Hase and Bruni Davila

The lottery is now closed.
If you are interested in attending, you can still apply and will be added to a waiting list.

No retreat fees will be collected at this time, it is purely an application process. If you are needing scholarship assistance, please complete the scholarship section included in the application. For descriptions of the scholarship options, please visit Financial Assistance and Scholarship Information.

Lottery Closed - all applicants will be notified by email of their status no later than 5:00pm on October 13, 2017; 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 Offering for the month-long retreats only:
Spirit Rock is extending the upper age limit of the young adult scholarship rate to individuals 18-32 years of age. This special rate is $35 per night. A limited number of special rates will be available.

Additional scholarship funding has been offered once again for our POC communities.

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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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