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Alabama Meditation Network

2023 Spring Retreat Update

We were thrilled to 25 people join us for the inaugural retreat of the Alabama Meditation Network (AMN) at Living River retreat center near Montevallo. The retreat was the culmination of seven months of planning, and brought together participants from three meditation communities (Cahaba River Sangha, Burning Rock Soto Zen, and Birmingham Shambhala). We also attracted roughly a dozen solo practitioners, several of whom were attending a meditation retreat for the first time.

Everyone came away from the Living River event with a deep appreciation for the value of meditation retreats. We definitely have enough momentum to offer another weekend retreat, along with a daylong pop-up, over the next few months. Stay tuned!

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Retreat Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be available up to two weeks before the retreat.

Later cancelations receive a retreat credit.

Code of Conduct

Alabama Meditation Network

In order to create a safe and welcoming meditation and learning environment, we ask everyone to:

  • Practice acceptance of everyone regardless of gender, race, economic status, or sexual orientation.
  • Cause no harm to others.
  • Refrain from:
    • Sexual misconduct
    • Negative speech
    • The use of drugs or alcohol.
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Terms & Definitions


Any form of present moment practice which has a foundation of body and breath awareness.

Meditation Community:

Any entity that provides group meditation in a community of equanimity, compassion and acceptance, regardless of gender, race, economic status, or sexual orientation.