Children's Half-Day Sitting

July 7, 2018

 

Half-day Zen meditation at the beautiful Willow Farm Zendo in Hygiene, CO. Adults and children are welcome to practice together. Children will be led in story, short meditation practices, discussion, mindful work on the Farm, walking the Labyrinth and other activities and non-activities. Adults will have zazen-intensive schedule in the zendo.

RSVP on the Meetup Event page and pay in advance with the PayPal links below. Your payment receipt is your registration confirmation. 

 
 

 
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Children's Program

9:00 am Welcome & Introductions
9:30 Seated Meditation
9:40 Sharing Discussion
10:00 Story & Discussion
10:30 Meditation
11:00 Break
11:15 Mindful Farm Activities
11:45 Discussion
12:00 Seated Meditation
12:15 Closing Circle

Rates

For Members of Eon Zen Center or Great Mountain Zen Center:

  • Parent & Child: $25 
  • Additional Child: $5
  • Single Adult: $20

For Non-Members:

  • Parent & Child: $30 
  • Additional Child: $5
  • Single Adult: $25

We understand that retreat fees can be prohibitive in these times, and are committed to making Zen practice available to all regardless of financial situation. If fees are a hardship, please pay what you can and enter a comment explaining your circumstances. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

  About the Children's Program Leader : Olympe Andreis is 16 years old. She started meditation at the age of 3 with her older sister and her Buddhist mother  She has practiced meditation in several dojos and has a strong grounded practice. She has studied the basic Buddhist teachings and loves taking care of younger children . 

About the Children's Program Leader: Olympe Andreis is 16 years old. She started meditation at the age of 3 with her older sister and her Buddhist mother  She has practiced meditation in several dojos and has a strong grounded practice. She has studied the basic Buddhist teachings and loves taking care of younger children . 

Prepare for your retreat

Please wear comfortable sitting clothes. Bring additional work clothes and shoes appropriate for a working farm. 

Willow Farm is approximately 30 minute drive from central Boulder. Plan to arrive by 8:50am