Rochester Zen Center

Our next SanghaPalooza is scheduled for the weekend of June 13, 2015.  Here’s a little information along with the schedule and a link to the registration form.





The 3rd RZC SanghaPalooza will commence Friday evening, June 12, and conclude Sunday, June 14. There’s lots going on, listed on the schedule below, as well as time to hang with the Sangha. Registration is free for children and there’s free childcare for the morning sessions. If you’d like to join in, submit a registration form and fee by June 5.

5:00 p.m. Check-in begins
6:00-7:00 Dinner
7:30-9:00 It Can’t Be Done: A History of Great Movie Moments in 90 minutes (Trueman Taylor)
6:00-7:30 a.m. Informal Zazen
6:30-7:30 Yoga (Dené Granger)
7:30 Breakfast
8:30-9:45 Nature Hike (Dan Esler)
10:00-12:00 Shifting Awareness into Compassion and Expression: Nonviolent communication as practice off the mat (Shannon Richmond & Barbara van Kerkhove of the Ghandi Institute for Nonviolence)
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:15-2:45 What has a front end, a back end, a trunk, and can give you an energy efficient ride?  The sad story of the African elephant (Andy Stern)
3:15-5:15 A Brief History of Jazz (Phil Swanson)
6:30 Dinner
7:30 Jam Session in the Piano Room (Organized by Phil Swanson)
7:30 Gamers meet in the Dining Room
7:30-8:30 a.m. Formal Zazen
8:30 Pancake Breakfast
9:15 Outdoor activities: Bocce, Volleyball, Frisbee, Kickball, Croquet, etc…
12:15 p.m. Staff begins cleanup