Woodchester Valley Zendo

Current details

A supportive community of Zen practice open to all, located between Nailsworth and Stroud.

Regular Zazen

Weekly Tuesday evening meeting at 7.20pm to set up, and sitting from 7.30-9.00pm with three periods of sitting, with walking meditation, and over the course of the month Teisho (teaching), sharing and dokusan (1:1 meeting with the teacher).

Wednesday morning 7.15-8.15 – quiet contemplative early morning sitting with minimal ritual and chanting.

Third Tuesday of most months Zazenkai 2.00pm Р6.30pm usually seven periods of sitting meditation, with walking meditation Teisho (teaching), sharing and dokusan followed by light supper.

The Woodchester  Valley Zendo is led by Sensei Jeremy Ryokan Woodcock, an accredited Zen teacher with the worldwide White Plum Asanga.


Windsoredge, Nailsworth

Sitting Group Leader

Jeremy Ryokan Sensei

Contact details

Name: Sensei Jeremy Ryokan Woodcock
Phone: 0777 768 0845
Email: jeremyryokan@icloud.com