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Zen Writers’ Retreat Schedule
June 24, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Start Time End Time Activity
8:30am 9:00am Assemble/Welcome & Intro (purpose and approach)
Round 1
9:00am 9:25am Sitting meditation
9:25am 9:30am Walking meditation
9:30am 9:55am Writing meditation (Mu prompt)
9:55am 10:00am Walking meditation
Round 2
10:00am 10:25am Sitting meditation
10:25am 10:45am Walking meditation (outdoor)
10:40am 11:00am Writing meditation (outdoor walk prompt)
Round 3
11:00am 11:25am Sitting meditation
11:25am 12:00pm Word Set-Breakers (Sensei led)
Discussion & Readings
12:00pm 12:30pm Lunch/Discussion (Zen & creativity)
12:30pm 1:30pm Reading selections (voluntary)
Round 4
1:30pm 1:55pm Sitting meditation
1:55pm 2:00pm Walking meditation
2:00pm 2:25pm Writing meditation (writer’s choice)
2:25pm 2:30pm Walking meditation
Round 5
2:30pm 2:55pm Sitting meditation
2:55pm 3:00pm Walking meditation
3:00pm 3:25pm Writing meditation (writer’s choice)
3:25pm 3:30pm Walking meditation
Wrap Up
3:30pm 4:00pm Reading selections (voluntary)
4:00pm 4:30pm Discussion/conclusion