National Retreat Centers and Organizations

Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA - IMS is a major center for Vipassana mediation on the east coast.  Retreats are held throughout the year. 

Spirit Rock Retreat Center in Woodacre, CA - Spirit Rock is an Insight Meditation center just north of San Francisco, providing "silent meditation retreats, as well as classes, trainings, and Dharma study opportunities for new and experienced students from diverse backgrounds with a willingness to develop their own practice."

Buddhist Insight Network - BIN is an organization for people and groups that feel a spiritual connection and identify their spiritual lineage with the founders of the Insight Meditation movement in the West.

Mid America Dharma - a non-profit organization dedicated to making the practice of vipassana or Insight Meditation available to others in the central region of the United States.

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies - A non-profit educational organization dedicated to exploring Buddhist thought and practice as a living tradition, faithful to its origins, yet adaptable to the current world.