Step 2: Retreat Registration

Instructions for Life: A Mindfulness Retreat for Women

“Instructions for Life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” ~Mary Oliver

Thursday, February 23rd – Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Ancient Yoga Center
400 Barsana Road
Austin, TX 78737

Led by Dharma Teachers Peggy Rowe Ward & Terry Cortés-Vega

Sponsored by Plum Blossom Sangha


How wonderful that you are considering attending a Plum Blossom retreat! We are so excited to have this opportunity to share with you, whether you are very new to mindfulness or have had many years of experience, and we are happy to help you along the registration process so it is as easy as possible. The following are steps to register for the retreat. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Registration for this retreat is now closed! If you have already registered and need to make an online payment, please go to the Online Payment page for further instructions.


STEP 1: Read general retreat information. Here you can learn about the retreat program, living accommodations, meals, and retreat fees.

STEP 2: Fill out the online registration form. Registration for this retreat is now closed.

STEP 3: Send payment. You must send a minimum 50% deposit* upon registration in order to finalize your reservation.

  • Online Payments: We process online payments through PayPal. (Note: Online payments require an additional online processing fee). Please click here to proceed to online payments.
  • Check/Money Orders: Checks may be written out to Plum Blossom Sangha and mailed to 2302 Westworth Circle, Austin TX 78704.

STEP 4. Receive confirmation email. Expect an email from when your payment is received. The email will contain additional retreat information and pre-retreat contemplations. For online payments, a confirmation email will be sent within 3-5 business days. For mailed check/money orders, confirmation will be sent within 7-10 business days. Please be sure to check your spam box if you haven’t received the email confirmations.

STEP 5. Attend the retreat! Easiest step of all.


Scholarship funding may be available for this retreat. We’re trying to raise scholarship funds for this first-time women’s retreat. We’ll know by February 1st if we’ll be able to provide scholarship assistance. For now, please complete the registration form indicating your intention to apply for scholarship funding. We’ll contact you with further information.

*Those applying for scholarship assistance are not required to make a payment at this time.

For any additional questions or help with registration, please email our registrar, Gale Spear (

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