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

Pure Standards for Residential Zen Training

Sample Practice Period Schedule

Fall 2017 Practice Period at City Center, 10/2 – 12/9

The Harmony of Difference and Equality
Led by City Center Abiding Abbot Rinso Ed Sattizahn
Participants can engage in a practice period in one of three ways: as a resident, as a commuter, and online.