Thursday Half-Day Retreats Overview
Thursday Half Day Retreats are designed to be flexible to personal schedules while offering the opportunity to deepen practice through periods of silent sitting and walking meditation. You may come for part, or all of this retreat. While at the center, please adhere closely to the schedule and maintain silence. See below for retreat schedule.
From 9:00-10:30am (the first sit and walking meditations) there will be no instruction and a bell will be rung. The final two sittings will be led by Matthew Daniell, possibly with minimal guidance and a brief teaching being offered.
Matthew will provide time for interviews and there will be a short period of discussion at the end.
Cost: $25/nonmembers and $20/members (Can be paid at the door with cash or check only.)
These practice periods are not suitable for beginners: An introductory meditation class or equivalent experience is strongly recommended before attending, and the ability practice with 45 minute sitting meditation and walking meditation without instruction is required. Attendance is on a drop-in basis; no pre-registration is required.
Typical Retreat Schedule:
During the "mini-retreat" on Thursday mornings we follow this schedule. If you can only come for a portion of the retreat, please plan to arrive and leave the retreat during a "walking meditation" period.
9:30-10:10 - Sitting
10:10-10:35 - Walking
10:35-11:15 - Sitting
11:15-11:40 - Walking/Interview
11:40-12:20 - Sitting
12:20-12:30 - Discussion