Residential Silent Retreats
Silent retreats are an excellent way to deepen and fortify your practice. You have the opportunity to maintain mindfulness full-time while residing in a beautiful setting, away from the continual demands of your daily life. Retreat participants often report significant insights and growth from this extended immersion into mindful living.
2018 Residential Meditation Retreats
Friday, March 23 – Sunday, March 25, 2018
Discover the serenity that comes from freedom from attachments and expectations. In this three-day retreat at Heartwood Refuge, AIM founder Ronya Banks will guide you in contemplative exercises that strengthen your equanimity in the face of all circumstances. More about this retreat »
Thursday, August 23 – Sunday, August 26, 2018
Explore in depth the spiritual life’s call to awaken out of life’s daily slumber. This four-day retreat at the Southern Dharma Retreat Center will be led by AIM founder Ronya Banks. Using timeless meditation and mindfulness practices, you’ll apply the Buddha’s teachings about awakening to your own spiritual journey. More about this retreat »
Wednesday, October 24 – Sunday, October 28, 2018
Join us on a five-day residential, silent retreat to explore purifying your mind to access its naturally spacious, illuminated beauty. With step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn how to rid yourself of the egoic conditioning that stands in the way of experiencing Nibbana. More about this retreat »
Half-Day Silent Retreats
Half-Day Silent Retreats are a great way to introduce yourself to the experience of a retreat. For more experienced retreat participants, our Half-Day retreats offer a wonderful opportunity to sustain your meditation practice with convenient, periodic sessions of the silent retreat experience.
Our Half-Day Silent Retreats are held at the AIM meditation hall monthly on the second Saturday of each month. More about Half-Day Silent Retreats »