Zazenkai – One Day Meditation Retreat
November 30th, 8 am to 5 pm at Open Mind Zen
5th Annual Zen/Yoga/Breathwork Retreat
At Samasati In Costa Rica
January 31, 2014 to February 7, 2014
Next year we return to the beautiful and amazing Samsati Nature Retreat on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Samasati, a 250 acre nature preserve based on high standards of sustainability, has the most amazing animal life we’ve seen anywhere in the world. It is an ideal location for meditation, yoga, hiking, birding and wildlife viewing. Side trips of all types are available which include surfing, zip lining, tours to indigenous villages and more. Samasati is a Winner of the 2012 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor.
Our retreat will include both silent and guided meditation, yoga classes, Zen Breathwork and Zen Dialogue. Sensei Rapaport has been leading groups to Costa Rica for over five years. He is an authorized Zen Teacher, Certified Breathwork Facilitator, and is in innovator in integrating ancient yogic and Buddhist practices with modern modalities.
Retreat costs include 3 excellent vegetarian meals per day, airport transfers and lodging at Samasati. A $500 deposit will hold your reservation. Payment in full due by November 1st. Make checks payable to Open Mind Zen. Paypal and credit cards accepted – add a 3% surcharge.
Shared Rooms: $1395 if paid in full by Sept. 20th, after $1495
Single Rooms: $1495 if paid in full by Sept. 20th, after $1595
For reservations or more information: OpenMindZen@aol.com or (321) 427-3511
Zen Residential Meditation Retreat
Finding Balance Through Stillness
April 3 – 6, 2014 at Kashi Ashram, Sebastian, Florida
Go inward in this silent meditation retreat in the classic Zen style of sitting meditation, interviews and Dharma Talks. Yoga Teacher Laurie Lyons, an Assistant Open Mind Zen Teacher, will lead a daily yoga class. Sensei Al Rapaport will lead meditation give interviews.
Donation (includes all meals): $245 Dorm Room (5 beds per room); $265 Semi Private (2 per room); $295 Private
Where/When: Kashi Ashram, Roseland Rd, Sebastian Florida. Check in 4 pm Thurs, 4/3, until 5 pm Sunday, 4/6