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 November 26, December 31, and 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


Sunday, December 15

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)


Wednesday, December 25

HOLIDAY POTLUCK AND CHANTING TO THE OPEN HEART

 Join us for a celebration of all the holidays at the Gainesville Retreat Center!  Vegetarian Potluck at 5pm followed by Chanting to the Open Heart with Shana at 6:30pm.  Chant in the season as we co-create good vibrations for the healing of the planet and all beings.  No singing or musical experience required; simply come with an open heart. Bring a generic gift to put under the tree for gift sharing.


December 27, 2019-January 3, 2020, and January 14-20, 2020:

Seven Day Silent Mindfulness and 

Self Compassion Retreat for Women

 http://trishmagyari.com/residential_retreats 


Sunday, January 12, 2020

ZAZENKAI

Day of Zen Meditation

Sitting and walking meditation, dharma talk,

 teacher interviews, tea, and dharma discussion

Bring bagged lunch

7:55am-3pm

(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


January 30-February 2, 2020

ZEN IMMERSION WEEKEND

with Valerie Forstman Roshi


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 


March 7-13, 2020

SATVATOVE ADVANCED COURSE

www.Satvatove.com


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


May 13-17, 2020

SATVATOVE LEVEL 3 COURSE

www.Satvatove.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