“In order to awaken the heart of compassion we must observe the place where we disconnect from our ability to be kind, so we can see clearly the difference between our ideals and the reality of  wrestling daily with anger, blame, and judgment of self and others…”  Diane Moore

The Santa Rosa Zen Group holds several retreats throughout the year. Most programs include:

If you are interested in attending one, please email us at for more information. 

2024 In-Person Sittings & Sesshins Schedule Coming Soon

2023 In-Person Sittings & Sesshins

January 22 Daylong

Kenwood :: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

March 17-19 Sesshin

Kenwood Depot:: Friday 6:00 pm to Sunday 4:00 pm

May 21 Daylong with Nature

Kenwood :: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

July 30 Beach Sitting and Potluck

Goat Rock ::  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Sept 8-10 Sesshin

Kenwood Depot :: Friday 7:00 pm to Sunday 4:00 pm

November 12 Daylong

Kenwood :: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm