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 [email protected].

Pure Standards for Residential Zen Training

Sample Practice Period Schedule

Winter 2020 Intensive at City Center (residential option), CC 1/22 – 2/15

Nature and Experience
Led by Kyoshin Wendy Lewis
January 22 – February 15
Application deadline is December 16

Winter 2020 Intensive at City Center (commuter option), CC 1/22 – 2/15

Nature and Experience
Led by Kyoshin Wendy Lewis
January 22 – February 15
Application deadline is January 15

2020 Winter Intensive Online: Nature and Experience

Nature and Experience
Led by Kyoshin Wendy Lewis
Participants can engage in this Winter Intensive in one of three ways: as a resident, as a commuter, and online.
Registration now available through Friday, January 24.

March 2020 Intensive: Zen and Work (residential option), CC 3/3 – 3/28

Led by Marc Lesser and Zesho Susan O'Connell
March 3 – March 28
Application deadline is February 4

March 2020 Intensive: Zen and Work (commuter option), CC 3/3 – 3/28

Led by Marc Lesser and Zesho Susan O'Connell
March 3 – March 28
Application deadline is February 25

2020 March Intensive Online: Zen and Work

Zen and Work: How a Zen Orientation to Work can support Clarity, Purpose, and Happiness in our Daily Activities
Led by Marc Lesser & Zesho Susan O'Connell
Participants can engage in the March Intensive in one of three ways: as a resident, as a commuter, and online.
Registration now available through Thursday, March 5.