Retreats

New Retreat Practices & Guidelines: here (English) & here (Hungarian). Frequently asked questions can be found here.

Upcoming retreats:

January 5 – 10, 2022 Malvern, PA, United States. (CANCELLED)


January 7 – 9, 2022, BWS International Online Retreat. (NEW)
Online retreat hosted by the Montreal Zen Center (MZC) and will include online Dharma Talks/Q & A with Jeff. For more information, please contact: Anne.


February 11 – 17, 2022, Bugac, Hungary.
Hungary retreat.

  • Venue: Bucka Guest House, Bugac, Hungary.
  • Start/End Time: February 11 (17.00) – February 17 (14.00) 2022
  • Cost: TBC.
  • Registration is open.
  • Co-ordinator: For details and to register, please contact Tünde.

February 27 – March 3, 2022, Domicilium, nr Munich, Germany.
This retreat will be held at Domicilium, in the countryside south of Munich.

  • Venue: Domicilium, Weyarn, Germany.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: February 27 18:00 – March 3 14:00.
  • Cost: € 80 for the Domicilium + Dana for the teacher. Accommodation/meals € 180 – 288 (depending on choice of room).
  • Registration: Please register via Domicilium.
  • Co-ordinator: For questions, please contact: Bernhard.

March 11 – 15, 2022, Steyl, the Netherlands.
This retreat will be held in Steyl. All are welcome. We will adhere to the advised measures to ensure everybody’s health; please also take responsibility for the health and wellbeing of yourself and others.

  • Venue: Centrum St Michaël, Steyl, the Netherlands.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: March 11 (15:00) – March 15 (15:00), 2022.
  • Retreat Cost: TBC.
  • Registration: Registration is open from November 15 2021 until February 11 2022.
  • Co-ordinator: For information and registration, please contact Thijs and Yvon.

April 29 – May 6, 2022, Tallahassee, FL, USA.
This 7-day intensive retreat will be held at Guo Gu’s Tallahassee Chan Center. Previous COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all participants.

  • Venue: Tallahassee Chan Center, Tallahassee, FL, USA.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: Fri. April 29 18:00 – Fri. May 06 12:00
  • Cost: ~$550.
  • Online retreat options available.
  • Registration: Starts November 15, 2021 on www.tallahasseechan.org. Please note the following requirements for this retreat: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Co-ordinator: For questions, please contact: Sara.

May 10 – 15, 2022, Montréal, Québec, Canada. (NEW)
We can accommodate 22 people. Priority will be given to MZC members.

  • Venue : Montréal Zen Center, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: May 10 (18:00) – May 15 (13:00).
  • Cost: 300$ CAN.
  • Online retreat options available.
  • Registration: Starts March 14, 2022. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required.
  • Co-ordinator: For information and registration, please contact: Anne.

August 19 – 23, 2022, Surrey, UK. (NEW)
This retreat will be held at Ladywell Retreat Centre, in Surrey. All are welcome.

  • Venue: Ladywell Retreat Centre, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1ST, UK.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: Fri August 19 – Tue 23, 2022.
  • Cost: TBC.
  • Registration is open. (Regarding COVID, the retreat centre will lateral flow test all guests upon arrival).
  • Co-ordinator: For more information, please contact Maya.

August 29 – September 4, 2022, Domicilium, nr Munich, Germany.
This retreat will be held at Domicilium, in the countryside south of Munich.

  • Venue: Domicilium, Weyarn, Germany.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: August 29 18:00 – September 4 14:00.
  • Cost: € 90 for the Domicilium + Dana for the teacher. Accommodation/meals € 270 – 432 (depending on choice of room).
  • Registration: Please register via Domicilium.
  • Co-ordinator: For questions, please contact: Bernhard.

To assist participants with retreat planning, some provisional dates for future retreats are listed below. However please note that this information is subject to change.

Provisional dates for 2022 retreats:
Spring, 2022, Online Retreat, BWS UK.
September 14 – 18, 2022, Centrum St Michael, Steyl, NL.

Provisional dates for 2023 retreats:
March 10 – 16, 2023, Centrum St Michael, Steyl, NL.
March 24 – 28, 2023, Surrey, UK.
April 10 – 16, 2023, Domicilium, near Munich, Germany.
August 17 – 20, 2023, Kloster Jakobsberg, near Bingen, Germany.
August 29 – September 3, 2023, Domicilium, near Munich, Germany.
September 13 – 17, 2023, Centrum St Michael, Steyl, NL.


If you want to add an item to the list of upcoming retreats, please send us an announcement to this address. Please specify: venue, start and end dates/times, cost, and an email address for further information and registration.


September 2021 retreat, Steyl, Netherlands.

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