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Retreats

Restore and invigorate your mind and body through deep engagement with the practice of your choice. We invite you to join our renowned teachers to explore the variety of ways that Zen Buddhism and other spiritual traditions can inform and enrich your life. Whether you attend a yoga, cooking, or artistic retreat, when combined with the awareness cultivated through Zen meditation, your experience of one tradition is enriched by the other. Although there will be scheduled time for practice in the tradition you have chosen, all retreats include plenty of free time to enjoy the baths, hike, or simply rest and savor a cup of tea.

Select a theme to find out more about the retreats we offer at Tassajara.

Body and Mind: Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi

Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi
Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi
Yoga, Healing, Awareness, Qi

Engaging Earth: Nature, Wildflowers, Culinary Arts

Spiritual Practice: Buddhism, Loving Kindness, Interfaith

Mindful Living: Livelihood, Visioning, Leadership, Well-being

Creative Expression: Visual Arts, Poetry, Music


Retreats begin with meditation instruction at 4:00pm on your day of arrival.


April 2015
04/30 - 05/03 Tassajara The Nature of Zen
04/30 - 05/07 Tassajara Zen and Swimming Dragon Taichi

May 2015
05/03 - 05/06 Tassajara Loving the Mountains: A Zen Photography Retreat
05/07 - 05/10 Tassajara Wildflowers and Birds of Tassajara
05/07 - 05/11 Tassajara Healing Art of Qigong Walking
05/11 - 05/14 Tassajara Aligning with Stillness: Embody Freedom and Vitality through Yoga and Zen
05/22 - 05/27 Tassajara Words Under the Words
05/27 - 05/31 Tassajara Finding Equanimity in a Difficult Profession: A Retreat for Lawyers
05/27 - 05/31 Tassajara Meditation, Mindfulness and Songwriting

June 2015
06/01 - 06/04 Tassajara The Zen of Baking
06/04 - 06/04 Tassajara Know Yourself, Forget Yourself: The Mindful Leader
06/05 - 06/08 Tassajara Enter the Dharma Gate of Repose and Bliss: A Zen Meditation and Yoga Therapeutics Retreat
06/08 - 06/11 Tassajara The Infinite Compassion: A Tai Chi Chuan and Zen Retreat
06/18 - 06/21 Tassajara Satori, Salutations and Solstice: Opening to the Heart of Zen and Yoga