TCMC will be hosting a 8 night (9 day) virtual online meditation retreat led by Shinzen Young Sept. 26th through Oct. 4th, 2020. Due to COVID-19 this retreat will be held online via Zoom.  It will follow a normal intensive residential retreat schedule, but of course you will do it from your home.

How Does a Virtual Online Retreat Work

Sample Daily Schedule for a Virtual Retreat

This retreat schedule will use the US mountain daylight savings time zone (MDT) which is one hour later than pacific and two hours earlier than eastern. All events are optional if timing is difficult in your time zone.

The retreat will begin in the morning on September 26th and end around noon on October. 4th.

Virtual Retreat Activities

Silence and Etiquette on a Virtual Retreat

Retreat Fees

The cost of this 9 day (eight night) virtual retreat is $275. You will also have the opportunity to offer Dana (donation) to the teachers. Dana is the only compensation that the teachers receive and it supports their onging teaching.  There are a limited number of partial scholarships to help those with a financial need. The scholarships will be between $75 and $140 depending on the number of requests and scholarship donations.

Everyone is highly encouraged to attend the entire retreat, and we are unable to offer discounts for partial attendance. In the event that we fill up first priority will be given to those attending the entire retreat.


Registration is now open. The deadline to regiser is Thursday Sept. 24th at 9:00 PM pacific. You may register HERE.

We will be sending out an email, to those who have registered, with more detailed information about the retreat and the Zoom links to join. This will be sent out about 7 days before the retreat. If you don't recieve this by September 21st, please check your junk folder and then contact Blake B. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Information

If you have questions about the retreat or the registration process you may contact Blake B. who is the retreat registrar. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 520-775-1626