1551 SE 51st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32641, United States

(352) 213-2221

Finding Peace Through Meditation, Nature, and Spiritual Growth

Schedule of Offerings

Every Tuesday (except January 14)

WEEKLY ZEN MEDITATION

6:30-8:15pm

(Newcomers please arrive at 6:15pm for orientation)

Sitting and walking meditation, tea, dharma discussion

Dokusan (teacher interviews) with Valerie Forstman Roshi 

Donations $5-$10


 January 14-20, 2020:

Silent Mindfulness and 

Self Compassion Retreat for Women

 http://trishmagyari.com/residential_retreats 


Sunday, January 12, 2020

ZAZENKAI

Half-Day of Zen Meditation

Sitting and walking meditation, dharma talk 

Bring bagged lunch if desired.

8am-12:30pm

(by donation, $5-$20 suggested)


January 24-26, 2020

PACHAKUTI MESA SHAMANIC RETREAT  

Part I: The Call to Heal

Contact: Julia King at info@oceanajulia.com

or call 727-488-5504

www.heartofthehealer.org


 Sunday, January 26, 5pm
VEG POTLUCK (5pm) AND CHANTING TO THE OPEN HEART (6pm)
Blissful chanting and music for everyone. If you love music and meditation, kirtan and spiritual connection, come and join Shana for Chanting to the Open Heart. No singing or musical experience required. It's a co-created experience for all voices, all hearts, drawing from sacred devotional chants and song mantras from several traditions. Shana has been leading Chanting to the Open Heart experiences in Gainesville, St. Petersburg, and other areas for 15 years. Please share your gift of light and presence with us as we "Chant to the Open Heart." Om shanti! $5- $10 donation at the door. 


January 30-February 2, 2020

ZEN IMMERSION WEEKEND

with Valerie Forstman Roshi

Email GainevilleRetreat@gmail.com for info and registration


Saturday, February 8

FLORIDA END-OF-LIFE DOULA RETREAT

9AM-7PM

Statewide networking open to all Florida end-of-life doulas who are certified, trained, or in training. $25.00 for the day. Potluck. 

To register, contact Cookie Gorman at akiratkr@cs.com 

or call 352-665-7163.


February 21-23 and 

February 28-March 1, 2020

YOGA AND RECOVERY

 This is an all inclusive retreat for anyone in recovery from anything.  You can expect a lot of nature immersion,  healing, and connection. Activities include yoga, meditation, healing circles, sound baths, discussion meetings, speaker meetings, walks in the woods,  more!  

Email  senseofself.meredith@gmail.com or  Ebbandflowyoga3@yahoo.com 


 Sunday, February 23
VEG POTLUCK (5pm) AND CHANTING TO THE OPEN HEART (6pm)
Blissful chanting and music for everyone.  Om shanti! $5- $10 donation at the door. 


Wednesday, February 26, 6:30pm

YIN YOGA with Meredith

 For all levels. Yin Yoga is a very quiet and slow paced practice. Most postures are seated and held for 3-5 minutes, which deliberately targets the deep connective tissues within the body. Yin Yoga can improve joint health, flexibility, circulation, and mental clarity.  Donation $5-$20


March 7-13, 2020

SATVATOVE ADVANCED COURSE

www.Satvatove.com


March 20-22

Spring Yoga RE-TREAT

Yoga, massage, meditation, kirtan, nature walks, renewal!

 e.henrichsen@comcast.net


March 27-29

SISTERS, RISE!

A Women’s Retreat for Sacred Empowerment with Alania Starhawk

alania@alaniastarhawk.com


 April 3-5
Weekend Away Retreat: Opening our Wisdom Eye
This meditation retreat is open to everyone and is ideal for those seeking an inspiring, enjoyable and practical presentation of Buddhist meditation and wisdom.
p.widergren@yahoo.com 


 

Friday, April 10
VEG POTLUCK (5pm) AND CHANTING TO THE OPEN HEART (6pm)

Blissful chanting and music for everyone.  Om shanti! $5- $10 donation at the door.


April 11

NIA Workshop with Sarit Ben-David Sela

2-4:30pm

 https://www.facebook.com/events/1201608033562885/ 


April 16-19

ZEN IMMERSION WEEKEND

with Valerie Forstman Roshi

Email GainevilleRetreat@gmail.com for info and registration


April 24-26, 2020

PACHAKUTI MESA SHAMANIC RETREAT  

Part II: A Balance of Power

Contact: Julia King at info@oceanajulia.com

or call 727-488-5504

www.heartofthehealer.org


April 29-May 4

WOMEN'S RETREAT

www.IFSK.org


May 6-11

REALITY ON THE BODY'S TERMS

So,matic Intensive Meditation Retreat with Jake La Botz

Info and registration: 

Sleepydaverulz@gmail.com

352-514-6673


May 13-17, 2020

SATVATOVE LEVEL 3 COURSE

www.Satvatove.com


May 22-24

ART OF LIVING SILENCE RETREAT

Info and Registration: nitingarg84@gmail.com 


July 24-26, 2020

PACHAKUTI MESA SHAMANIC RETREAT  

Part III: The Condor's Quest

Contact: Julia King at info@oceanajulia.com

or call 727-488-5504

www.heartofthehealer.org


November 6-8, 2020

PACHAKUTI MESA SHAMANIC RETREAT  

Part IV: The Hummingbird's Ascent

Contact: Julia King at info@oceanajulia.com

or call 727-488-5504

www.heartofthehealer.org


February 26-28. 2021

PACHAKUTI MESA SHAMANIC RETREAT  

Part V: The Shamanic Self

Contact: Julia King at info@oceanajulia.com

or call 727-488-5504

www.heartofthehealer.org