Spring Retreat 2015 at Empty Nest: April 17 – 18

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Join us for retreat and inspiration with Myoan Grace at Empty Nest.  Click here for flyer

New Year’s 2015 Zen Retreat at Empty Nest

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Ring in the new year with meditation and celebration!  Sunday, December 28 to Thursday, January 1.

Download the flyer or see below for details: ENZ New Year 2015 Flyer

The retreat begins Sunday afternoon, December 28 and ends mid-day Thursday, January 1. Sitting periods will be 25-30 minutes long, and chairs are available. A New Year’s ceremony, bonfire, and New Year’s day buffet are a special part of this retreat experience.

The cost, including lodging, meals, and retreat fee, will be $350. (scholarships are available)

Meals (except for buffet dinners) will be “oryoki” style (eaten in the meditation hall). Grace calls oryoki, “the most fun you can have with three bowls.” The first oryoki meal will include instruction, so no prior experience is necessary.

Space is  limited.  Please  register  with Laurie Senauke by email at lauries AT  A $50 deposit is required; payments for the deposit and the sesshin can be made using the PayPal button at (look in footer) or by mailing a check made out to Central Valley Zen Foundation to:

CVZF/Laurie Senauke
1933 Russell Street
Berkeley, CA 94703

Spring Retreat May 16 – 18

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Join us in 10 days for our Spring Retreat at Empty Nest Zendo. Spring 2014 Retreat Flyer

Fall Retreat at Empty Nest Zendo

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Join us for Empty Nest Zendo’s 2013 Fall Retreat starting on Friday October 25 and concluding on Sunday October 27.

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