Practice Periods

Practice periods are led by one of our resident teachers and usually focus on a particular teaching or aspect of practice. A practice period is the traditional Buddhist way to deepen and intensify one's practice.

Online Practice Period

Fall 2019 Practice Period at City Center – Commuter 10/1 – 12/7

Awake Body – Awake Mind: Embodying the Buddha Way
Led by Kiku Christina Lehnherr
Participants can engage in a practice period in one of three ways: as a resident, as a commuter, and online.
Applications for commuter participation are due September 30.

Fall 2019 Practice Period at City Center – Residential 10/1 – 12/7

Awake Body – Awake Mind: Embodying the Buddha Way
Led by Kiku Christina Lehnherr
Participants can engage in a practice period in one of three ways: as a resident, as a commuter, and online.
Application deadline extended to September 20.

Winter 2019 Practice Period at City Center: Residential Option, 1/23 – 3/23

Deepening Practice through the Six Perfections
Led by Senior Dharma Teacher Ryushin Paul Haller
January 23 – March 23
Applications for residential participation due December 28, 2018

Winter 2019 Practice Period at City Center: Commuter Option, 1/23 – 3/23

The Heart of the Zen Way
Led by Ryushin Paul Haller
January 23 – March 23
Applications for commuter participation due January 21

Spring 2019 Practice Period at City Center: Commuter Option

At Home in the Boundless Heart: Embodying the Four Brahmaviharas
Led by Abiding Abbot Tenzen David Zimmerman
May 1 – June 8
Residential, commuter, and online options available

Fall 2019 Online Practice Period 10/2 – 12/7

Awake Body–Awake Mind: Embodying the Buddha Way
Led by Kiku Christina Lehnherr
Participants can engage in a practice period in one of three ways: as a resident, as a commuter, and online.
Registration now available through Friday, October 4.

Spring 2019 Practice Period at City Center: Residential Option

At Home in the Boundless Heart: Embodying the Four Brahmaviharas
Led by Abiding Abbot Tenzen David Zimmerman
May 1 – June 8
Applications for residential participation due Saturday, April 20
Residential, commuter, and online options available