A retreat is an opportunity to enjoy simple and peaceful living, and to learn how to cultivate the energy of mindfulness.  Attending a retreat is a vital way to nourish our practice, deepen our awareness, and cultivate our compassion and kindness toward ourselves and others.

SnowFlower Retreats

Breathe and Smile! Day of Mindfulness – June 30, 2018 from 8am-5pm

A one day retreat led by Sr. Hoa Nghiem (Abbess of Blue Cliff Monastery) and Sr. Hoang Yen at Holy Wisdom Monastery. UPDATE: Capacity has been reached. You can click the following link to go to the registration, but that will put you on the wait list. We will follow-up by June 24th to let you know of any cancellations. Please click for Registration and to Add the Event to Your Calendar.

Annual Fall Retreat – October 12-14, 2018

Please save the date and plan on joining us for our annual SnowFlower fall retreat at Bethel Horizons (Dodgeville, WI). More details to come.

Retreats at Thich Nhat Hahn Monasteries

Retreats led by SnowFlower Teachers

For a current listing of retreats led by SnowFlower teachers that are not official SnowFlower events, please see our Community Groups and Events Page.

Resources and Reflections from Past Retreats

  • SnowFlower’s Annual Retreat 2017: Reflections from Doug, Ed, Jon, Tod
  • SnowFlower’s Day of Mindfulness 2017: Quotes and Gathas 
  • SnowFlower’s Annual Retreat 2016: Reflections from Lisa and Zach