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ReTreat from the Holidays 2024 Reno

January 6, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Offer yourself a day of silence!
Return to your body, relax, and breathe after the busy-ness of the holidays.

“Friendship is a sheltering tree,” said Coleridge.

And in these difficult times, we all need shelter from the storm. Being with sangha is a wonderful way to cultivate a caring community. Please join us for a day of reflections and practices about friendship for ourselves and others. Guided meditations, mindful movement, walking meditation, dharma talks, and question/response times will fill our day together.



Prepare for comfort with layered clothing for outdoor walking meditations. Bring a sack lunch for a relaxed and silent meal, and your cushion or bench if you wish to sit on the floor. Chairs are provided (but do bring your own if you have one you especially like). Especially suited for new meditators. And a great tune-up and quiet day for experienced meditators.


This is a Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community event. As such, there is no charge. Your generosity provides a donation to The River School Farm for the space and support for the teachers.

Kathy Schwerin and Denise Barclay will co-lead this mindfulness, movement and meditation day. Kathy and Denise are long-time practitioners and teachers, as well as friends. For full bios go to dharmazephyr.org/about/who-we-are.

To help us with planning, please let us know you are coming.

To register and for questions, contact Robin, the retreat manager at: dzimc.robin@gmail.com

In the spirit of lovingkindness and ethical behavior, Dharma Zephyr offers our updated health and COVID policy: DZIMC will follow all state and local mandates regarding Covid. In addition, for the safety and wellbeing of our community, Dharma Zephyr strongly encourages, but does not require, that participants at our activities and events be vaccinated and boosted for COVID. To care for all who attend our events, we ask that if you are sick (cold, cough, sore throat, runny nose, etc.) or have had a fever, vomiting or diarrhea in the 24 hours prior to an event, that you not attend.


January 6, 2024
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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River School Farm
7777 White Fir St,
Reno, NV, NV 89523 United States
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