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

Winter 2018 Practice Period at City Center: Residential Option

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

Fall 2017 Practice Period at City Center – Residential, Commuter, and Online Options, 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.