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

Spring 2019 Practice Period at City Center: Residential Option

Wise Effort in Everyday Life: Harmonizing Stillness and Activity
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