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Restore and invigorate your mind and body through deep engagement with the practice of your choice. We invite you to join our renowned teachers to explore the variety of ways that Zen Buddhism and other spiritual traditions can inform and enrich your life. Whether you attend a yoga, cooking, or artistic retreat, when combined with the awareness cultivated through Zen meditation, your experience of one tradition is enriched by the other. Although there will be scheduled time for practice in the tradition you have chosen, all retreats include plenty of free time to enjoy the baths, hike, or simply rest and savor a cup of tea.

Select a theme to find out more about the retreats we offer at Tassajara.

Body and Mind: Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi

Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi
Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi
Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi

Engaging Earth: Nature, Wildflowers, Culinary Arts

Spiritual Practice: Buddhism, Loving Kindness, Interfaith

Mindful Living: Livelihood, Visioning, Leadership, Well-being

Creative Expression: Visual Arts, Poetry, Music

Retreats begin with meditation instruction at 4:00pm on your day of arrival.

April 2015
04/30 - 05/03 Tassajara The Nature of Zen
04/30 - 05/07 Tassajara Zen and Swimming Dragon Taichi

May 2015
05/03 - 05/06 Tassajara Loving the Mountains: A Zen Photography Retreat
05/07 - 05/10 Tassajara Wildflowers and Birds of Tassajara
05/07 - 05/11 Tassajara Healing Art of Qigong Walking
05/11 - 05/14 Tassajara Aligning with Stillness: Embody Freedom and Vitality through Yoga and Zen
05/19 - 05/22 Tassajara Practice is Recovery, Recovery is Practice
05/22 - 05/27 Tassajara Words Under the Words
05/27 - 05/31 Tassajara Finding Equanimity in a Difficult Profession: A Retreat for Lawyers
05/27 - 05/31 Tassajara Meditation, Mindfulness and Songwriting
05/31 - 06/04 Tassajara Blown Through with Light: A Yoga and Zen Retreat

June 2015
06/01 - 06/04 Tassajara The Zen of Baking
06/04 - 06/04 Tassajara Know Yourself, Forget Yourself: The Mindful Leader
06/05 - 06/08 Tassajara Enter the Dharma Gate of Repose and Bliss: A Zen Meditation and Yoga Therapeutics Retreat
06/07 - 06/11 Tassajara Study Week: Warm Hand to Warm Hand: Creating Connection, LGBTIQ
06/08 - 06/11 Tassajara The Infinite Compassion: A Tai Chi Chuan and Zen Retreat
06/11 - 06/14 Tassajara Pure Mind: Yoga Practice Nourishment
06/11 - 06/14 Tassajara The Path to Wholeness
06/15 - 06/18 Tassajara Reconnecting with the Flow of Life: A Yoga and Zen Retreat
06/18 - 06/21 Tassajara Satori, Salutations and Solstice: Opening to the Heart of Zen and Yoga
06/21 - 06/26 Tassajara Brush Mind
06/26 - 06/29 Tassajara Energy and Inquiry: The Merging Paths of Zen and Yoga
06/29 - 07/02 Tassajara Opening and Closing, like Bird Wings: Mindfulness and Zen Meditation
06/29 - 07/02 Tassajara Finding Balance: A Joyful Exploration into the Depths and Boundaries of our Body and Mind

July 2015
07/02 - 07/05 Tassajara Zen in the Kitchen
07/02 - 07/05 Tassajara The Healing Power of Stillness: Restorative Yoga and Zen
07/05 - 07/10 Tassajara Practicing Poetry, Practicing Compassion
07/05 - 07/09 Tassajara Learning To Sit, Learning To Draw, Learning To See
07/10 - 07/12 Tassajara Deep Restoration, Deep Healing: A Zen Mind, Yoga Body Retreat
07/12 - 07/17 Tassajara Thriving in Uncertainty: A Workshop in the Mindfulness Practice of Sensory Awareness
07/17 - 07/19 Tassajara Presenting Suzuki Roshi's Teachings
07/17 - 07/21 Tassajara True Body, True Self: Radical Presence through Zen and Yoga
07/19 - 07/26 Tassajara The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen
07/21 - 07/26 Tassajara The Healing Power of Stillness: Restorative Yoga and Zen
07/26 - 07/31 Tassajara Stepping Back—Stepping Forth
07/31 - 08/03 Tassajara Vital Body—Beginner's Mind: A Zen and Vinyasa Yoga Retreat
07/31 - 08/02 Tassajara Embracing Change: Zen and the Art of Creating a Life You Want

August 2015
08/03 - 08/06 Tassajara Return to a Pure Mind and Joyful Heart: Practice and Breath in Vinyasa, Kundalini and Zen
08/06 - 08/09 Tassajara Long Spine, Spacious Mind: The Cultivation of Yoga and Zen
08/09 - 08/14 Tassajara Stepping Back—Stepping Forth
08/10 - 08/13 Tassajara Real Leadership: Inspiration from the Life of the Buddha
08/14 - 08/16 Tassajara Turning the Light Inward: Sitting and Settling with Yoga and Zen
08/16 - 08/20 Tassajara Replenishing Your Inner Reservoir: Prajna Yoga and Zen Meditation
08/16 - 08/20 Tassajara Wild Heart Writing: Allowing the Creative through Zen
08/20 - 08/23 Tassajara Balanced and Awake: Zen and Yoga to Harmonize Mind and Body
08/20 - 08/23 Tassajara True Person Retreat: Discovering the Life You’re Meant to Live
08/24 - 08/28 Tassajara Body and Nature: Exploring Women’s Wisdom and the Natural World
08/28 - 08/31 Tassajara Manifesting the Wisdom of the Body: A Zen Mind, Yoga Body Retreat
08/28 - 08/31 Tassajara Getting to What Matters: More Love, Less Stuff
08/31 - 09/03 Tassajara Bringing Yoga and Zen Home: Creating and Sustaining a Home Practice

September 2015
09/03 - 09/06 Tassajara Being Grace - Finding Effortlessness in All Things: A Yoga and Zen Meditation Retreat
09/10 - 09/13 Tassajara The Mind and Body of Practice in Zen and Yoga