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There is a transcendent awareness, a Big Mind, A Big Heart, present and readily accessible to each and every one of us...

—Zen Master Genpo Roshi
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Retreat Center Mission

Retreats & Events 

Saratoga Springs Retreat Center is pleased to be offering the following events and retreats:

Authentic Eros - Begin the Journey!               March 16 - 19, 2017

Saratoga Springs is very excited to announce the return of this very popular workshop led by Kai Ehrhardt.  Kai's extensive experience facilitating Gay men's groups including a year long training program focused on building the life, sexuality and relationships you want.  Authentic Eros is an introductory program that includes touch and exploration of self and others in a guided format.  Kai effectively inspires confidence while challenging our self imposed boundaries.  This workshop is likely to fill up quickly and discounted early registration is available.  For more information and to register, click here.

Honoring Our Experience Retreat                       May 12 - 14, 2017

This long-standing tradition continues with a beautiful spring retreat.  Designed for all those impacted by the AIDS crisis, the retreat allows participants to safely express those deeply felt emotions and experience new forms of release.  Participants find common ground and commaraderie with a diverse community of people.  Expertly facilitated by Gregg Cassin, the workshop is part healing group, part greiving, part revival and part celebration. 

For more informaiton and to register, click here

Hikes and Walks

Walking the Labyrinth: A labyrinth provides the walker with an opportunity to connect to the wholeness of being and to experience spiritual and intuitive renewal. As a meditation, the circuitous path becomes a metaphor for our lives and in walking it, be find resources within ourselves that we may not be aware of. For guidelines on how to walk the labyrinth please contact the office.

Hike to the Mineral Springs: Take a self guided hike to the origin of the mineral springs renowned for is healing water or sign up for a guided tour where your guide will teach you about the ancient site and the many different healing waters coming from the springs and how they were used.

Contact the office for hiking maps or to schedule a guided tour.