Practice Periods

How to Apply

Applications are available on the specific practice period page, which will also provide due dates and instructions for submitting your application.

All residential applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable $30 application fee. If you have any questions about the application process, please call or email the City Center Director at 415.354.0383 or ccdirector@sfzc.org.

Pure Standards for Residential Zen Training

Sample Practice Period Schedule

Spring 2018 Practice Period at City Center: Commuter Option

Wise Effort in Everyday Life: Harmonizing Stillness and Activity
Led by Keiryu Liên Shutt and Tenzen David Zimmerman
May 1 – June 9
Residential, commuter, and online options available

Spring 2018 Practice Period at City Center: Residential Option

Wise Effort in Everyday Life: Harmonizing Stillness and Activity
Led by Keiryu Liên Shutt and Tenzen David Zimmerman
May 1 – June 9
Residential, commuter, and online options available

Spring 2018 Practice Period at City Center: Online Option

Wise Effort in Everyday Life: Harmonizing Stillness and Activity
Led by Keiryu Liên Shutt and Tenzen David Zimmerman
May 1 – June 9
Residential, commuter, and online options available

Winter 2018 Practice Period at City Center: Residential Option

Deepening Practice through the Six Perfections
Led by Tenzen David Zimmerman, Kyoshin Wendy Lewis, and Jisan Tova Green
January 24 – March 24
Applications for residential participation due January 2

Winter 2018 Practice Period at City Center: Commuter Option

Deepening Practice through the Six Perfections
Led by Tenzen David Zimmerman, Kyoshin Wendy Lewis, and Jisan Tova Green
January 24 – March 24
Applications for commuters due January 22

Winter 2018 Practice Period at City Center: Online Option

Deepening Practice through the Six Perfections
Led by Tenzen David Zimmerman, Kyoshin Wendy Lewis, and Jisan Tova Green
January 24 – March 24
Applications for online participation due January 30