Vipassana Retreat

Registration is Now Open For


Offered by The Yellow Springs Dharma Center

May 13-15 OR May 15-22, 2022
at the Jesuit Spiritual Center in Milford, Ohio

Rebecca Bradshaw

With Rebecca Bradshaw, Insight Meditation Society

Assisted by: Candace Cassin and Robert Pryor

 Compassion and Wisdom: Empowering the Heart and Mind

In our meditation practice, we seek to strengthen and balance the force of love with radical grounding in the truth of impermanence. In the joyful energy of springtime, we will attune to our inner landscape and let our own experience be the guide and the teacher for developing an open heart and mind that can survive and thrive in all conditions of life.

These silent retreats are suitable for beginners or experienced practitioners. The retreats will include daily instructions in insight and lovingkindness meditation, talks about the teachings, and meetings with the teachers. Walking meditation may be practiced outdoors on the beautiful grounds, and an optional period of mindful movement will be offered each afternoon.

Rebecca Bradshaw is a Guiding Teacher at Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, MA and the Guiding Teacher Emerita of the Insight Meditation Community of Western Massachusetts. She has taught the annual residential Vipassana retreat with the Yellow Springs Dharma Center since 2006.

The Jesuit Spiritual Center of Milford, Ohio is located northeast of Cincinnati. Vegetarian meals will be provided, and all rooms are single.

NOTE: All participants MUST provide proof of vaccination and boost against COVID-19 with their retreat registration. Please see registration materials for instructions.

Registration materials may be found here.


In recent years, the Yellow Springs Dharma Center retreats with Rebecca were fully booked well in advance. Therefore, early registration is recommended.

Rebecca BradshawRebecca Bradshaw’s Online Dharma Talk – Presented May 13, 2021

“Ways of knowing: How do we know the truth of things?”

For those who missed or wish to review Rebecca’s presentation, please follow this link to a video of the talk:


Rebecca Bradshaw, a Guiding Teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre MA, has been teaching Vipassana meditation since 1993. At IMS she is part of the three-month retreat teacher team, leads retreats for young adults, and serves as a member of the diversity committee. She has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). Rebecca has been teaching the annual residential Vipassana retreat with the Yellow Springs Dharma Center since 2006.

Due to Covid, this year the residential Vipassana retreat was replaced with a virtual zoom retreat led by Rebecca. In addition, she graciously offered to present this online Dharma talk in the manner of her well-attended talks given at the Dharma Center on the evenings before our retreats begin.


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