Schedule


Note from Joy

Wattle Hollow will be closed to all visitors between:

July 26th to September 11th.

Thank you for respecting this period of privacy. Joy will be checking her email about every ten days during that period.

Scroll down the Schedule page to see what is coming up this fall (and Spring 2019) at Wattle Hollow!

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Dharma Day

Saturday, September 15, 9:30 – 3 p.m.

Come join us at Wattle Hollow for another day of silent Vipassana meditation, interspersed with group discussions, guided instructions and some gentle yoga stretching.

Lunch will be provided.

No charge for this day, but you must register several days in advance.

This retreat is highly suitable for beginners as well as oldies.
Registration Form (pdf)

Buddha of Compassion retreat: Mindfulness and Meditation

Geshe Thubten Dorjee’s annual weekend retreat

September 28 – 30th

Our weekend of mindfulness and Vajrayana meditation will begin Friday evening at 5:30 and end on Sunday after lunch.

Cost: $125. for food and lodging, plus dana/donation to Geshe for the teachings. (No one will be turned away for lack of finances.)

Registration Form (pdf)

A Magical Walk into the World of Kundalini Yoga

Sunday, October 7, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

One of my favorite people in the world is going to come lead us in a daylong adventure into Kundalini. The day will include chanting, pranayama, asanas and dance.

Jimmye Whitfield is well-known locally and internationally for her inspiring life, wisdom and the teachings that have emanated from it.

(Read more about Jimmye on Teacher Profile page.)

Cost: $25. for the day will include the teachings and lunch. No one will be turned away for lack of finances, however.

Registration Form (pdf)

Dharma Day

Saturday, October 20, 9:30 – 3 p.m.

Dharma Day is a wonderful opportunity for newcomers to be immersed in a one-day experience of Vipassana meditation…and for oldies to refresh their practice. Sitting, walking and eating techniques are shared, along with mild yoga before lunch.

No charge for this day, but advance registration (at least four days before the event) is required.

Lunch will be served. No charge, though donations are accepted. This retreat is highly suitable for beginners as well as oldies.

Registration Form (pdf)

Songwriters Creativity – Fall Retreat

October 26 – 28, 2018

Our usual MAGICAL weekend of friendship, music, spontaneity and creativity. This fills up fast, friends…Don’t wait too long to decide to join us.

songwriters-musicians-lg-vertThis group of artists has become very tight-knit, but is equally welcoming to new-comers….you could be the very newest family member to join us.

Contact Judy Smith to register or for more information.

The guides for this remarkable event are the marvelously receptive, creative, and available Jack Williams, and Still on the Hill’s Donna Stjerna and Kelly Mulholland.

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More about the instructors at this link.

“This was an amazing gathering and so full of positive energy and inspiration…And thanks to all the attendees who provided a safe and supportive place for us all to try new things with the knowledge that you were all right there with us.” ~ Steve K

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Four-Day Silent Meditation Retreat

Wednesday evening, November 7 – November 11th, noon

“Going Within”

This is a kind of preparation for the darker nights of winter, to strengthen and sink down into our powerful
ability to penetrate past shadowy obstacles and access our own inner light of wisdom.

Our methods will include Vipassana meditation, writing, yoga, group sharing, group naps, group cooking.

We will begin on Wednesday evening and wrap up on Sunday after lunch.

Cost: by donation (No one is ever turned away from meditation retreats on account of finances. This is an ancient Buddhist tradition).

Retreat Registration Form (pdf)

Four-Day Silent Meditation Retreat 2019

Wednesday evening, April 24th, 2019 – Sunday noon, April 28th, 2019

“Springing Forth”

This is a retreat about taking the rich “fruits of darkness” that we have reaped over the winter months and carrying them out into our lives, in order to serve all beings.

Our methods will include Vipassana meditation, writing, yoga, group sharing, group naps, group cooking.

We will begin on Wednesday evening and wrap up on Sunday after lunch.

Cost: by donation (No one is ever turned away from meditation retreats on account of finances. This is an ancient Buddhist tradition).

Retreat Registration Form (pdf)