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Springwater Trails Hike and Meeting

The Center is hosting a hike with and Annual Meeting of the group Springwater Trails on this Sunday, March 22nd. Springwater Trails is a local group that hikes different trails in Springwater and in the Rochester/Finger Lakes region. The group is not affiliated with the Center, but we have hosted this very enjoyable get-together for […]

All Day Sitting

All are welcome to attend this All Day Sitting event beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. EDT. We are accepting up to 18 fully vaccinated in-person participants, and an unlimited number of online participants. The day includes timed and un-timed sittings, a talk, afternoon dialogue group, and social time at 4:00. Online […]

Un Día de indagación Meditativa y retiros de silencio en Español y Inglés

Springwater se complace en anunciarles que ofrecerá un día de Meditación Meditativa en Español y Inglés. Este Sera facilitado por Sandra Gonzalez via zoom desde Springwater Center y sera un día Domingo, Agosto 22. Comenzando a las 8:00 am con meditaciones formales, charla en la mañana y tiempos libre entre cada actividad. Finalizando el día […]

All Day Sitting

All are welcome to attend this All Day Sitting event beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. EDT. We are accepting up to 18 fully vaccinated in-person participants, and an unlimited number of online participants. The day includes timed and un-timed sittings, a talk, afternoon dialogue group, and social time at 4:00. Online […]

Staff Break/Center Closed

The Center will close at the end of the day on Saturday, December 18, and reopen Tuesday, December 28. Staff will be taking a break during this holiday period, and then will be preparing for the New-Year’s retreat beginning December 31.

Online Four-Day New Years’ Retreat with Wayne Coger

Wayne Coger has led retreats since 2001. He worked with Toni Packer for more than 30 years, and has been a staff member of the Center since 1983, currently serving as administrator. Previously, he studied at the Rochester Zen Center. Wayne writes: Toni Packer asked me if I would share the work that we do […]

Three-day Retreat with Susan Schepp

Susan will give talks and be available for private meetings during this three-day retreat. Susan Schepp has a deep commitment to meditative work and has been involved in the Center since its inception. She has a small collection of poems she’s written at the Center, including one she read during a talk last year: Ripples […]

All Day Sitting

All are welcome to attend this All Day Sitting event beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. EDT. We are accepting up to 18 fully vaccinated in-person participants, and an unlimited number of online participants. The day includes timed and un-timed sittings, a talk, afternoon dialogue group, and social time at 4:00. Online […]

Quiet Weeks

Quiet Weeks offer an opportunity to create a personalized retreat while the Center enters into a modification of its day-to-day working life. There are many possibilities to connect with the Springwater teachers in both group and private settings. An extended retreat may be created by combining these Quiet Weeks with attendance at the adjacent retreats. […]

Seven-Day Online Retreat with Les Schaffer

In this late winter/early spring retreat, Les will give morning talks and offer private meetings. Les worked for many years with Toni Packer and was encouraged by her to share the work of meditative inquiry with others. Les writes about himself and his approach to retreats: How do you invite someone to drop what they’re […]

All Day Sitting

All are welcome to attend this All Day Sitting event beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. EDT. We are accepting up to 18 fully vaccinated in-person participants, and an unlimited number of online participants. The day includes timed and un-timed sittings, a talk, afternoon dialogue group, and social time at 4:00. Online […]

All Day Sitting

All are welcome to attend this All Day Sitting event beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. EDT. We are accepting up to 18 fully vaccinated in-person participants, and an unlimited number of online participants. The day includes timed and un-timed sittings, a talk, afternoon dialogue group, and social time at 4:00. Online […]

Four-Day Retreat with Stew Glick

This retreat will be held in-person, with an option to access talks remotely.  Stew Glick will give talks and private meetings and will take part in the daily group dialogue at the Center.  Audio from talks will be recorded using Zoom; if you are interested in signing in to hear daily talks, please email Maggy […]

Seven-Day Retreat with Wayne Coger and Sandra Gonzalez

Due to low in-person attendance the upcoming retreat with Wayne and Sandra will take place primarily online via Zoom. Also it has been shortened to be a seven-day retreat, running from Saturday May 7 to Saturday May 14. Just as in retreat timed sittings and talks will take place from the sitting room and private […]