The Ryokan Dojo de Barcelona organizes the 8th Week of Zen Practice in Catalonia, Zen y Playa VIII. Led by Master Soko from Sunday 25 of august to Sunday 1 of September, it takes place in a well equipped country house surrounded by nature near the Empúries beach (Costa Brava).
The week starts with a first zen meditation, zazen, on Sunday the 25th at 8:00pm, then continues with 6 ½ days of zen practice, with a day off on thursday 29th, finishing on Sunday the 1st of September at noon. If the weather conditions allow it, the first zazen of the day takes place by the sea just before sunrise.
Along with the everyday practice of zen (zazen, samu et kesa) other activities are organize (introductions to zen practice for newcomers, yoga, shiatsu, outdoors projections). The arrival for the full session is Sunday 25 at 6:00pm. It is highly recommended to participate for the full week, but it is also possible to join in for just one or more days.