Retreats & Workshops

The Zendo sponsors or arranges retreats with teachers of various traditions. All teachers are expected to abide by the Morgan Bay Zendo Code of Ethics. Retreats are open to everyone. Vegetarian meals are served. The Zendo is closed to visitors during retreats except for regularly scheduled weekly meditation.

To register for a retreat, email or call the retreat leader or download the registration form at the bottom of this page and mail the completed form with your payment to Morgan Bay Zendo, 532 Morgan Bay Road, Surry, ME 04684. You may also email the registration form and pay via PayPal at the Contribute link on the MBZ website. Please use the Donate button to make your payment and add a note indicating which retreat it is for.

Scholarships: Most of our events and retreats are by donation. Where there is a charge, scholarship assistance is available. We encourage you to ask for assistance if you need it.

Housing: During the retreat or the days before or after, overnight accommodations are available at MBZ and at several Airbnb locations in the neighborhood. Please inquire for details.

Day of Mindfulness with Nancy Hathaway

Saturday, Oct. 2 - 9 am-3 pm

Mindfulness practices will be offered that can be brought into ordinary everyday life. The day will begin with tea and introductions followed by practices well known in Mindfulness training. These practices are known to contribute to both mental and physical well-being. Please bring a bag lunch to eat in silence.

Day of Zen with Nancy Hathaway

Sunday, Oct 3 - 8:30 am-3 pm

Nancy teaches Integrating Mindfulness, Social, & Emotional Skills into Education for educators seeking recertification as well as undergraduates at the University of Southern Maine. She is also an instructor at Colby College's JanPlan semester. She has a private practice using this approach one-on-one and in couples counseling.

A Day of Zen is offered by Nancy Hathaway, a Senior Dharma Teacher in the international Kwan Um School of Zen. She has been teaching since 1980 in a variety of venues including zen centers nationally and has taught internationally. This day will begin with tea and introductions followed by sitting and a talk in the Morgan Bay Zendo and walking in the Zendo Moss Garden. Please bring a bag lunch to eat in silence. Meeting one-on-one with Nancy is possible.


The Morgan Bay Zendo

532 Morgan Bay Road

Surry, Maine 04684

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