Schedule


Welcome to this upcoming year, dear yogis! Wattle Hollow is currently closed in the winter and will reopen in late March, 2023. Meanwhile, if you’d like to receive the “Winter Tales from Joy” newsletter, send me your request and gmail address to: joyfoxwath@gmail.com...

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Saturday, APRIL 1, 2023 (10 a.m. -4 p.m.) **Registration is Now Full, with a waiting list! ** We will be practicing the various forms of Vipassana Buddhist meditation:** Sitting (no sessions more than 30-40 minutes), various types of practices.** Walking (both indoor and outdoor)** An hour-long movement/yoga session** Eating (lunchtime will be silent, with special focus on the food)** Metta/Lovingkindness practice The practice of...

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APRIL 13 – 16TH (6 p.m. Thursday – 4 p.m. Sunday) These longer retreats are a deeper dive into the triple gems of Buddhism: abiding conduct (sila); deepening our focus (shammatta) and then “clear seeing” wisdom (panna). We will perhaps glimpse the holographic, simultaneous and intimate relationship between these triple gems. The retreat will be conducted in Noble Silence except for group discussions and individual...

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Sunday, April 23rd 9 a.m…. …starting at the top of the Wattle driveway Our annual play-day romp with this inspiring and dedicated naturalist and author, Joe Neal (a.k.a. Baba Joe, the Birdman). Bring your binoculars, if you have some! We generally share a potluck lunch on the deck overlooking Wattle pond after our walk.

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Sunday, APRIL 30, 2023 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. We will be practicing the various forms of Vipassana Buddhist meditation:** Sitting (no sessions more than 30-40 minutes), various types of practices.** Walking (both indoor and outdoor)** An hour-long movement/yoga session**Eating (lunchtime will be `silent, with special focus on the food)** Metta/Lovingkindness practice The practice of Noble Silence will be observed all day,...

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MAY 5-7, 2023 I’ve lost track of the number of fabulous weekends (29, maybe?) during which we have seen our “inner children” run free of their boundaries in a joyful exploration of what is possible, musically and creatively. Our amazing and talented guides are Jack Williams and Still on the Hill musicians, Donna and Kelly Mulholland. It feels like a family reunion, and the newest members are lovingly absorbed right away. These...

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10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023 We will be practicing the various forms of Vipassana Buddhist meditation:** Sitting (no sessions more than 30-40 minutes), various types of practices.** Walking (both indoor and outdoor)** An hour-long movement/yoga session**Eating (lunchtime will be `silent, with special focus on the food)** Metta/Lovingkindness practice The practice of Noble Silence will be observed all day, except for...

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Dharma Days are a one-day opportunity, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to take a personal tour in the Theravadan Vipassana meditation traditional practices of sitting, walking, eating and loving-kindness/metta. It’s a great chance for beginning meditators to get their feet wet, and for oldies to refresh their practice. We also do a mild 50-minute stretching/yoga/or creative movement session. An organic vegetarian lunch will be served. No charge...

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