The Divine Masculine & Deeper Awareness Retreat

Retreat @ Zen Rocks
From 1,150€

The Divine Masculine & Deeper Awareness Retreat

Dr. Michael Ryoshin Sapiro     Zen Monk, Dr. of Psychotherapy, Awareness Healing Practices
Petros Haffenrichter     Jivamukti Yoga Teacher, Musician, Kirtan, Philosophy
John Smihula     Power of Fitness in Nature

Embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and holistic well-being! This unique experience seamlessly weaves together the wisdom of Zen philosophy, the serenity of yoga, the depth of psychology, and the empowering energy of strength practices.

What to Expect:

🧘‍♂️ Zen Wisdom: Immerse yourself in the tranquil teachings of Zen, cultivating mindfulness, presence, and a deep connection with the essence of the masculine spirit.

🕉️ Yoga Harmony: Explore the union of mind, body, and spirit through rejuvenating yoga sessions. Find balance and flexibility as you delve into practices tailored to enhance the masculine journey.

🌊 Depth Psychology: Engage in enriching discussions and introspective exercises rooted in depth psychology. Uncover layers of the psyche, fostering a greater understanding of the integrated masculine self.

💪 Strength Practices: Harness the power within through strength practices that go beyond the physical. Empower your body and mind, tapping into resilience and fortitude.


  • Rediscover your authentic self.
  • Foster a deeper connection with your inner strength.
  • Cultivate mindfulness and resilience in daily life.
  • Build a supportive community of like-minded individuals.

Join us on this extraordinary retreat where you'll embark on a holistic journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and integration!

Time to fall in Love & Enjoy: Dancing in the Sea!

The deep Blue Bay of  Kalamata,
one of the best freediving havens in the world,
beckons us to spend a scintillating week:
"Beyond the Surface:
Freediving, Yoga, and Rewilding"

3 Days to Transform Our Earth Relationship

From lack, scarcity, competition, war,
to Infinite creativity, abundance, and joy

Join us from June 20 to 24 for this rare opportunity to learn & heal

Retreat Highlight:
Pilgrimage to the ancient site of Messene
Seat of Ancient Healing Goddesses

A magical retreat with Krishna Das,
where the light and memory of Mahara-ji
will uplift us during the
THRIVE Festival @ Zen Rocks

“Ananda Shakti, the power of bliss,
unfolds within us as an upsurge of
spontaneous love, contentment, and joy,
the feeling of an ever-expanded heart.”

—Sally Kempton, Meditation for the love of it

Meet your Teachers

Dr. Michael Ryoshin Sapiro

Michael Sapiro, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist, psychedelic psychotherapist, writer, meditation teacher and researcher, and former Buddhist monk. He is a transformational coach for world-class and world-renowned musicians, athletes, former special operations veterans, scientists, authors, and playwrights. He is currently writing a book on psychedelic psychotherapy to be published by the Mayo Clinic Press.  He is trained by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), is on faculty at Esalen Institute, is a Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and is core faculty in the Psychedelic’s Today Vital psychedelic certification program.  He recently completed a study on time travel, hope, and love with Dr. Julia Mossbridge of The Institute for Love and Time.  Dr. Sapiro teaches nationally on the art and science of transformation, expanded human capabilities, psychedelic therapy, and futuremaking. He is the integrative psychologist at the Boise Ketamine Clinic where he offers Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions for first responders and community members.

Petros Haffenrichter

Growing up in different cultures I came to appreciate life as a union of polarities at a young age. Life is thrilling but demanding, beutiful but challenging, graceful but incomprehensible thourgh mere logic. Through yoga, arts,music and acts of compassion, it is possible to learn to accept all parts this play as equally significant and as opportunities for learning and insight.

The key for developing an open mind and a thoughtful openness toward life is to keep ones curiousity and focus alive. Through yoga we develop finer levels of awareness, eventually to find that we hold the key to joy in our very hands as we learn to distinguish between conditioned behavior and freedom. Ultimately but inevitably, we shift our perception of reality, opening a path to liberation.

John Smihula

John taught literature, film, composition, and humanities for twenty years at American universities, principally the University of Nevada, Reno, and he is an award-winning documentary filmmaker.  He also spent ten years as a counselor in the social services and mental health system in New York and San Francisco.  As a young man, he was a Peace Corp volunteer in Mauritaunia, Africa. And he has been an actor, sawyer, carpenter, and personal trainer.  Since he was a teenager, he has participated in many athletic activities, such as baseball, American football, Ultimate Frisbee, beach volleyball, weightlifting, running, rowing,and long-distance hiking at elevation—and training for triathlons and natural bodybuilding contests.  In recent years, he has turned to Pilates, and become a certified instructor, because he believes that Pilates, particularly the BASI method, is an essential tool to strengthen the core and improve balance, posture, and flexibility.

Full Retreat Package - 4 Night Stay (including Accommodations, Program & Meals). The prices are per person.
Zen Rocks will assign roommates in the shared rooms below, according to the registration type.

In a Shared Double 2,090 € (you will need to be 2/room to secure price)
In a Shared Triple 1,690 € (you will need to be 3/room to secure price)
In a Shared Quadruple 1,490 € (you will need to be 4/room to secure price)
In a Shared Luxury Tent 1,290 € (bathroom & shower available)
Your own Tent 1,150 € (bathroom & shower available)
Private Single Room 3,890 € (Available upon request, Limited Availability)
Private Zen Chapel 2,890 € (Tiny room with outside bathroom & shower)
  • Transfer to and from Zen Rocks Retreat Center
  • Transfers around Zen Rocks and the area
  • Additional therapeutic treatments or private yoga sessions where applicable
  • Comfortable Accommodations
  • All Lectures and Practice Sessions
  • Τwo delicious vegetarian meals a day (brunch and dinner). (*Extra drinks, meals, snacks available at extra cost)
  • Yoga props/sitting cushions

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