East Coast Retreat



Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society

Insight Meditation Retreat

East Coast – 2016



Chris Crotty, Josh Korda, Cheryl Slean and Dave Smith


Sunday, Aug 21, 5:00 pm  – Sunday, Aug 28, noon (seven nights)


Dharma Drum Retreat Center, Pine Bush, NY

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$675 – $1,075 (sliding scale). The cost of the retreat is $675 and anything you pay above this on the sliding scale will support the scholarship program and is tax-deductible. This price includes all room and board. All rooms are single rooms with shared bathrooms.

Some scholarships are available and the minimum scholarship payment is $385. We have limited scholarship funds and may not be able to support all who need a scholarship to attend. Please consider making payment arrangements if you need support to attend the retreat. If you are interested, please contact us.

Download the registration forms to apply for a scholarship.

If you would like to make a donation to the Scholarship Fund, please click here and indicate it is for the Earthdance Retreat. You can also indicate if the donation is for a specific person or sangha.

Hemera Foundation Fellowships for Educators: are available to people who currently work full-time in pre-K or K-12 education, or are enrolled in a Master’s degree program in education. More info.

It is also eligible for the Hemera Foundation Comtempletive Fellowships for Healthcare Professionals. More info.





At this Insight Meditation retreat, we focus our attention to our breath, body, heart and mind. The instructions will be based upon the Four Foundations of Mindfulness in combination with exercises in lovingkindness and compassion. 

Each day will include  periods of sitting and walking meditation, dharma talks and interviews.  


This retreat is suitable for both beginning and experienced dharma students.