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Workshops & Retreats

Zen and Yoga Mindfulness Retreat, GGF 8/29
with Lisa Marie and Valorie Beer
Saturday, August 29, 2015

Dealing with difficult emotions through the four foundations of Buddhism and Healing Yoga

Qigong for Health, GGF 8/30
with Liping Julia Zhu
Sunday, August 30, 2015
CE credits available

Finding Balance: A Somatic Approach to Meeting Trauma Mindfully and Skillfully, GGF 10/17 - 10/18
with Rev. Jiko Jane Lazar, SEP and Patricia Meadows, SEP
Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18, 2015
(CEUs available)

Many of us can benefit from new ways of finding calm and balance. We invite you to join us for two days in the beautiful Green Gulch valley to discover internal resources that will support efficient relaxation and restoration of your body, mind and emotions.

The Path of Parenting, GGF 10/25
withLaura Burges and Erica Reischer, PhD
in the Wheelwright Center at Green Gulch Farm

This workshop is for any parent who wants to cultivate greater mindfulness and learn proven parenting methods for shaping positive behavior and raising happy, secure and loving kids.

Centering with Earth’s Gravity: A Fall Zen and Yoga Retreat, GGF 10/30 - 11/1
A two-night retreat with Patricia Sullivan and Furyu Nancy Schroeder

October 30 - November 1, 2015
4 pm Friday - 4 pm Sunday

Transforming Depression and Anxiety: A Path of Skillful Compassion, at Green Gulch (11/1)
with Dr. Lee Lipp and Kanzan David Zimmerman
at Green Gulch Farm
(CE credits available)

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Suzuki Roshi said, “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities …”

Meeting Trauma and Finding Balance: A Somatic Approach to Spiritual Practice, at Green Gulch Farm, GGF 11/8

In this one-day workshop, we will use mindfulness of the body to develop our capacity to be present with stuck survival energies without becoming overwhelmed by them.

Cultivating Happiness, GGF 11/8
with Laura Burges
Sunday, November 8, 2015

Is happiness just for suckers? Or are there Buddhist teachings that can help support us in becoming happier practitioners of the Way?

The Mind and Body of Practice: A Zen and Yoga Retreat at the Winter Solstice, GGF 12/18 - 12/20
with Ingen Breen and Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan
in Still Water Hall at Green Gulch Farm

December 18 - 20, 2015
4 pm Friday - 1 pm Sunday

New Year's Retreat, 2015 - 2016, GGF 12/27 - 1/1
with Yo-on Jeremy Levie
at Green Gulch Farm
December 27 - January 1

This retreat held in the last days of the year offers a time of quiet and community, with a gentle schedule allowing for rest, reading, and walking to nearby Muir Beach and in the hills surrounding Green Gulch Farm.