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Educators Retreat


Join Blue Cliff monastics and senior lay teachers from the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh for this special retreat that brings together teachers administrators, social workers and others in the field of education. The retreat will help participants cultivate their own personal mindfulness practice and develop the language and skills needed to bring the practice back to the communities they sere. They will also learn effective methods to enhance, focus, attention, and concentration inside and outside the classroom.

Learn and explore mindfulness practices including:

  • Sitting Meditation                                               
  • Mindful Eating
  • Walking Meditation
  • Deep Relaxation
  • Workshops on mindful living
  • Loving speech & deep listening
  • Beginning anew (conflict resolution)

This retreat is open for both new and experienced mindfulness practitioners. Participants who complete the entire retreat and file necessary paperwork at end of retreat will be eligible for 2 CEU credits.

Those who identify as persons of color, young adults and those of other diverse and underserved communities, are especially welcome to this retreat. A limited number of scholarships are available based on need. To apply, please contact

Earlier Event: July 29
Day of Mindfulness
Later Event: August 5
Day of Mindfulness