ZCNYC Retreats

Upcoming Retreats at Zen Center of New York City

Explore Zen Center of New York City through one of our upcoming retreats. Please don’t let financial issues prevent you from attending a program at the ZCNYC. All programs are offered on a sliding scale. If you are unable to pay the full amount, please offer what you can. You will be given an option on the registration page.

The following programs are in-person at ZCNYC or are online but specific to our city sangha. To view the full list of MRO retreats and events, please click here.

Upcoming ZCNYC Retreats

Half-Day Sit

May 21, 2022
ONLINE
A three-hour practice of connecting with the still point, making space in which to find the heart-mind and body, and a place to take refuge. Let us sit deep into our well and show up from a place of love and courage—the two things that[…]

Half-Day Sit

May 28, 2022
ONLINE
A three-hour practice of connecting with the still point, making space in which to find the heart-mind and body, and a place to take refuge. Let us sit deep into our well and show up from a place of love and courage—the two things that[…]

We are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Being, Feeling, Healing, and Thriving, Part II—A BIAPoC Retreat

with Eduardo Gonzalez and Michele Luc

June 4, 2022
ONLINE
In this healing-centered virtual workshop, BIAPoC members of the sangha will be invited into a space of conscious connection, compassion, and courage to examine the ways in which white supremacy resides within our minds, bodies, and spirit. We will unpack and explore[…]

Compassion Blesses the Compassionate

with Stephen Jenkins

June 16, 2022
ONLINE
Compassion is often thought to involve sacrificing our wellbeing for the sake of others. In distressing times of pandemic, warfare and exhausting divisiveness, it may seem to call for us to be even more vulnerable. For the violated, it may seem to conflict with righteous anger that energizes resistance to injustice. But in classical Buddhist thought […]