|Dates||July 1 – July 7, 2018|
|Location||Black Mountain Retreat Center, Cazadero, CA|
|Tuition||Tuition is 1% of annual family income, up to $2000.
A nonrefundable application fee of $35 is required and applied toward your tuition.
We have never turned away a teen for lack of funds.
|Deadline||This retreat is now full.|
|Questions?||(978) 254-7082 or email@example.com|
Dawn Scott has been practicing meditation and mindfulness since 2008 and now serves as the Family Program Coordinator at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Dawn coordinates classes, daylongs, benefits, and residential mindfulness retreats in which the practice and teachings of mindful awareness are offered in order to support the development of wisdom and compassion for children, teens, whole families, and the wider community.
Anthony “T” Maes was born and raised in the East Bay. He has practiced indfulness meditation since 2003 including many residential retreats. He is an Assistant Teacher for IBME’s week-long teen meditation retreats, where he enjoys leading diversity trainings, mixed-heritage liberation, relational mindfulness, and acrobalance. He has been a leader in Spirit Rock’s family program since 2009 including New Years’ teen retreats, family program daylongs, and teaching the teen mindfulness class series. He also works for Stepping Stones Project as a leader of nature-based rites of passage for pre-teens. “T” graduated from UC Berkeley in 2004, completed the yearlong Commit2Dharma program at East Bay Meditation Center in 2011, and is a graduate of the Heart Mind Curriculum mindfulness teacher training program.
Jose Shinzan Palma
Jose Shinzan Palma was born in Veracruz, Mexico. He is a Zen Buddhist Priest. He has been practicing Zen since 1996. He did a residential training for 4 years at the Zen Buddhist Temple in Toronto, Canada. He lived and trained in Upaya Zen Center for over 8 years. He is a Dharma Successor of Roshi Joan Halifax. He has taught Zazenkais and Sesshins at Upaya and has staffed Teen Retreats for Spirit Rock Center and iBme. He is a guest teacher in a Zen Buddhist Temple in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Shinzan left the residency of Upaya to return to Mexico and start a community spreading the Dharma in Mexico. His vision is to work with youth and also create a Zen Hispanic community in the USA and Mexico.