One-Day In-Person Sit with Kidō Ian Case, April 15


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Location: Boundless Mind Temple at Christ Church Cobble Hill, located at 326 Clinton Street (at the corner of Kane Street).

In this in-person sit, the schedule will include periods of zazen (sitting meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), along guided meditation practices, soji, service and a dharma talk.

Lunch will not be served. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch or go out for lunch (there will be an ample break in the middle of the day.)

We ask that all participants be fully vaccinated and boosted. Please see the BZC Covid Protocol for additional information. The COVID risk level will be confirmed closer to the date.


Registration coming soon.

Partial scholarships are available for retreats such as this one. To apply for a scholarship, please use this link and wait for approval before registration. Scholarship applications are due by April 7.

Please note our cancellation policy: To request a refund for this program you must notify BZC in writing at least 2 days before the beginning of the program. Refunds will be issued in the total paid less a $15 processing fee. This policy supports the organizing effort involved in managing registrations and cancellations and the largely volunteer-based structure of the Brooklyn Zen Center.


About Kidō Ian Case

Ian has been a student at Brooklyn Zen Center since its inception in 2005. During this time he has taken on various administrative and practice roles at the center, including serving for several years as Ino (head of the meditation hall). He was in residence for 15 months at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in 2015-2016 and was ordained as a priest by Teah Strozer in October 2016. He served as shuso (head student) at BZC for the fall 2019 practice period. Ian holds an MA in Linguistics from the City University of New York an a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary. He served as BZC‘s director from 2019 to 2022 and currently serves as Tanto (Head of Practice).