Insight Retreat Center

August 28 to September 4, 2021  –  Hours: Saturday check-in is from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm,  End time: Saturday 1:00 pm

A silent mindfulness retreat for experienced yogis that includes alternating sitting and walking meditation, instruction, dharma talks, work meditation, and practice discussion with the teacher. Retreatants are invited to arrive August 26 to help prepare the center for re-opening.

FAQRegistration opened May 3, 2021 or Register for Carpooling

  • Requirements: Attended at least one, 7-day (or longer) silent retreat at the Insight Retreat Center.

    Additional Note: Upon acceptance, you will be asked to submit a copy of your vaccination card. If COVID safety makes it necessary, we will host it online instead.

  • Your application and $200 deposit must be received by 5/24/21 to be entered in the lottery. Applicants will be notified about 2 weeks later if they have been Accepted or are on the Waiting List. Subsequent applications will be added to the Waiting List. Your deposit will only be charged if you are accepted to the retreat and cancel after 8/7/21.
  • Questions: Contact the Registrar (email preferred), Fred Branaman, or (510) 220-6491