Retreat Schedule: Friday and Saturday 9 am – 9 pm, Sunday 9 am – 5 pm
We will follow a gentle schedule, alternating periods of zazen (sitting meditation), kinhin (walking meditation) along with guided meditation practices, soji, service and dharma talks. Participants are encouraged to attend in whatever way your schedules and home lives allow. The sesshin will conclude with the priest ordination of sangha member Jefre Cantu on Sunday afternoon.
Please note our new fee structure for retreats. We invite you to register at the highest level possible to help support and sustain our programs. Please note that registration for this retreat closes September 28.
The Zoom link to participate in this offering will be provided 24 hours prior to the beginning of the sesshin.
Partial scholarships are available for sitting 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 September 24.
Please note our cancellation policy for this offering: To request a refund for this program you must notify BZC in writing at least 7 days before the beginning of the program. Refunds will be issued in the total paid less a $15 processing fee. Please see our complete cancellation policy here.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Teah Strozer
Soshin Teah Strozer is BZC’s root teacher. Teah is a Zen Buddhist priest, dharma teacher, and lineage-holder in the Soto Zen tradition of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. She received dharma transmission from Sojun Mel Weitsman. Teah has been practicing meditation since 1967, lived at Tassajara Monastery for 11 years, and has studied directly under Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Dainin Katagiri Roshi. Teah has taught for many years at the San Francisco Zen Center and also at the Bay School of San Francisco, where she served as the chaplain. Teah served as BZC’s guiding teacher until December 2017.