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Practice Periods

How to Apply

Applications can be obtained from the City Center front office or PDF versions can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

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.

Residential Practice Period Application

Non-residential Practice Period Application

City Center Training Program and Practice Guidelines

Sample Practice Period Schedule

Fall 2014 Practice Period at City Center
Everyday Enlightenment: Shunryu Suzuki’s Expression of Zen Practice

led by Abiding Abbot Rinso Ed Sattizahn
September 30 - December 6

Residential, commuter and online options available

Winter 2015 Practice Period at City Center
Continuous Practice: What's Happening Now?

with Urban Temple Dharma Teacher Ryushin Paul Haller
January 21 - March 28, 2015

Residential, commuter and online options available