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Here is a small list of retreat centers in and around the San Francisco Bay Area.

Spirit Rock

Green Gulch Zen Center


Insight Meditation Center

Mount Madonna Center

For a combined Yoga and meditation retreat, the Sivananda yoga ashram
is well liked

Vipassana Meditation Retreats (Goenka style). It is the only one free of cost.

Solo retreats at Vajrapani Institute can be very nourishing.

Blue Mountain center

Animas Valley Institute

Institute of Noetic Sciences

Rites of Passage and Vision Quests with School of Lost Borders