Silent Meditation Intensive Retreat

May 3–5, 2019

Tuition $100 + 2 nights

This two day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to take a deep dive into their practice. Arriving Friday to settle in, this retreat offers 7 hours of meditation on both Saturday and Sunday. Silence is an integral part of this retreat and will be practiced throughout the weekend. Minimal instruction on the practice of sitting meditation, walking meditation, and mindful eating will be offered.

Please note: This retreat is not suitable for novice, first-time meditators.

Please note:

  • This program ends at 8:15 pm on Sunday. The SMC shuttle service is only available the following morning. Please book an additional night if you plan to book travel travel assistance. Select “add extra night- 25% off” in the upper right hand corner of the registration page.

Click here to learn more about Financial Assistance and Scholarships.

Here is a sample schedule for this retreat. Schedule changes may occur.

Arrival Day (Friday)
2-5 pm   Arrival

6:30-7:30 pm   Dinner

7:30 pm   Orientation, Welcome

 

Program Day (Saturday)

7:30 – 8:30am   Breakfast

9:00 am – 12:00 pm   Meditation

12:30 – 1:30 pm  Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 pm   Rest/ROTA

3:00 – 6:00 pm   Meditation

6:30 – 7:15 pm   Dinner

7:30 – 8:15 pm   Mediation

 

Final Program Day (Sunday)

7:30 – 8:30 am   Breakfast

9:00 am – 12:00 pm   Meditation

12:30 – 1:30 pm   Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 pm   Rest/ROTA

3:00 – 6:00 pm   Meditation

6:30 – 7:15 pm   Dinner

7:30 – 8:15 pm   Mediation (*optional program/lodging night)

 

Departure Day (Monday)

7:30 – 8:30 am   Breakfast

9:00 am  Departure

Program Details

Registration takes place from 2 - 5 pm on your program start date. All participants and volunteer staff must check in at our Guest Registration house. Please arrive before 5 pm to check in and settle into your accommodations. Your program begins with dinner, followed by an orientation. The Guest Registration house closes at 5 pm after which no one is available to provide information or orient you to your accommodations. This program ends at 8:15 pm on the program's departure date. Further specifics regarding your program's schedule will be available upon arrival. If applicable, you will receive an email from the program coordinator in the week prior to your program with any additional information you may need.