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August 2017

Seven-Day Retreat with Bob Dattola

August 12 - August 19
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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Bob Dattola will give talks and be available for private meetings and the daily afternoon group dialogue in this summer retreat. Bob has been taking part in the Center’s work since its inception. Important questions for him over the years have been “What is Truth or Reality?” and “Where can Truth be found?” In addition to pursuing his career at Xerox and Cornell University, Bob has served as a trustee for many years and in recent years has been leading…

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Quiet Weeks

August 20 - September 1
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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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. Note that an extended retreat may be created by combining these Quiet Weeks with attendance at the August retreat with Bob Dattola and the early September retreat with Susan Schepp and Sandra Gonzalez. Visit the Quiet Weeks page for more information about Quiet…

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September 2017

Seven Day Retreat with Susan Schepp and Sandra Gonzalez

September 2 - September 9
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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For the first time at Springwater Center, a retreat will be led by two women. Sandra and Susan have been engaged in meditation and meditative work at the Center for many years. They’ll both give talks and take part in the afternoon group dialogues, as well as being available for group and private meetings. Register for Retreat with Sandra Gonzalez and Susan Schepp

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Quiet Weeks

September 10 - September 22
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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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. Note that an extended retreat may be created by combining these Quiet Weeks with attendance at the early September retreat with Susan Schepp and Sandra Gonzalez and the later September retreat with Richard Witteman. Visit the Quiet Weeks page for more information about…

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Seven-Day Retreat with Richard Witteman

September 23 - September 30
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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“In the silence of retreat, space is here to pause, to slow down. Space to see and feel and listen, to question and wonder…to be intimately in silence, in the heart of whatever we are, whatever is here. Sunlight and shadow…trees and rustling leaves…sensations, thoughts, and feelings. There is room to ease up around judging, evaluating, and improving ourselves, trying to be someone and get somewhere…softening around the impulse to figure things out, to know who we are and where…

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October 2017

Center Closed – Staff break

October 2 - October 9
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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The Center will close during this period so that staff can take a break after a busy summer. We’ll be open again Tuesday, October 10 and welcoming guests and visitors.

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October Weekend Retreat with Stew Glick

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - October 16 @ 5:00 pm
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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Stew returned to retreat life at the Center this spring, leading a wonderful 3 day retreat in early April. Noticing that we had an opening in the autumn we asked Stew if he would facilitate another short retreat this autumn and he graciously (and enthusiastically!) agreed to do so. October is a beautiful time in Springwater, traditionally bringing cooler weather and beautiful fall colors. In addition to leading retreats, Stew worked for many years as the administrator of the Center…

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November 2017

Saturday All-Day Sitting

November 4
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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All are welcome to attend this All Day Sitting, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. The day includes timed and untimed sittings, a talk, vegetarian lunch, afternoon dialogue group, and refreshments/social time from 3:30 to 4:00. If you would like to attend, please contact reception. A donation is  requested for the day and lunch. It is helpful if participants arrive by 8:15 a.m. to sign in and choose a seat. If you would like to stay overnight…

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Seven-Day Retreat with Sandra Gonzalez

November 11 - November 18
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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Sandra will give talks and meet with participants privately and in the afternoon dialogue group in this autumn retreat. She began working with Toni Packer in 1988. Previously, she studied at other meditation centers. in 2003 Toni asked her to be one of the people to help carry on the meditative work of the Center. Sandra spends part of the year in Springwater. She also leads or participates in several retreats away from Springwater each year. Born and raised in…

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Quiet Weeks

November 19 - December 2
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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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. Note that an extended retreat may be created by combining these Quiet Weeks with attendance at the early November retreat with Sandra Gonzalez. Visit the Quiet Weeks page for more information about Quiet Weeks. To register to attend all or part of the…

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December 2017

Saturday All-Day Sitting

December 9
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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All are welcome to attend this All Day Sitting, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. The day includes timed and untimed sittings, a talk, vegetarian lunch, afternoon dialogue group, and refreshments/social time from 3:30 to 4:00. If you would like to attend, please contact reception. A donation is  requested for the day and lunch. It is helpful if participants arrive by 8:15 a.m. to sign in and choose a seat. If you would like to stay overnight…

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Center Closed – Staff Break

December 17 - December 25
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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The Center will close at the end of the day on Saturday December 16, and reopen Tuesday December 26. Staff will be taking a break during this holiday period, and then will be preparing for the New-Year’s retreat beginning December 29.

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Four-Day Retreat with Wayne Coger

December 29, 2017 - January 2, 2018
Springwater Center,
7179 Mill St Ext, Springwater, NY 14560 United States
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This retreat takes place over the New Year’s holiday weekend. Wayne will give morning talks, take part in the afternoon group dialogues and be available for private meetings. Register for the New Year’s retreat with Wayne Wayne 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. “Toni Packer asked me if…

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