Preparing for Your Retreat at the IMS Forest Refuge


We are pleased that you will be joining us for an insight meditation retreat at our Forest Refuge.

On this page you will find information about how to prepare for your stay at IMS and what to expect. There are links to documents you will need to fill out, and practical information about participating in IMS residential courses.

Before you arrive, please review the following information:

In offering a spiritual refuge for awakening, IMS is committed to cultivating a community that reflects the diversity of our society and our world. Every teacher, every staff person, and everyone who participates in our retreats, can contribute to the sense of safety and respect that supports our practice here.

For more about IMS’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, please see this page.

After reviewing this page, if you have any further questions, please contact us