Join DEN’s Senior Mindfulness and Compassion teacher Heather Prete
for a special 3-day practice of silence and self-discovery

• June 4, 5, 6 •

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

12:00pm – 8:00pm (PST)


2021/06/04 12:00:00

Retreat Details

We are offering this retreat both in person at DEN Studio City and with a simultaneous live stream. Capacity is VERY LIMITED at our Studio City location, so if you’d like to join us in person please reserve your place ASAP. More details about our COVID protocols below.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn the value of a silent retreat with Senior Mindfulness and Compassion teacher Heather Prete as she guides us to experience our inner and outer world with bare awareness, the mind of true knowing and loving kindness.
  • Find a place of peace and resiliency within ourselves, not dependent on outside conditions.
  • Learn to find the beauty inherent in each moment.
  • Cultivate equanimity and joy so we may be the love we wish for the world.
  • Savor our inner goodness and the goodness of others.
  • Savor our connection with the planet.

How it works

  • Timing
    • 12:00pm – 8:00pm PST daily
    • Replays will be available if you are unable to attend
  • Sample Schedule:
    12:00pm – 1:00pm – Dharma Talk with Heather
    1:00pm – 2:00pm: Practice
    2:00pm – 3:00pm: Q&A with Heather
    3:00pm – 3:45pm: Silent Break
    3:45pm – 6:00pm: Dharma talks and Practice
    6:00pm – 6:45pm: Silent Meal Break
    6:45pm – 8:00pm: Dharma Talk and Practice

In person protocols

  • There are limited in-person spaces available, everyone else will join virtually for simultaneous instruction.
  • Masks are required at all times, social distancing will be enforced and we will be checking temperatures before entering the studio.
  • Please bring your own cushions, blankets, yoga mats, food, water, tea and other materials. No DEN cushions will be provided. No food or beverages will be provided.
  • No food or drink is permitted in the meditation space.
  • The studio is throughly cleaned and disinfected frequently.

True silence is not a contraction, like the tightening and holding we associate with being told to behave in school. It is a process of gently unfolding into non-doing, of letting go of the habits that rob us of being truly here for ourselves and our lives. It is coming home….”

~ Heather Prete

In Person

$495 one payment
  • Held at our DEN Studio City location (Los Angeles, CA)

Live Stream

$425 one payment
  • Recordings available if you can’t join us for online instruction

Meet Your Teacher

Heather Prete is a Mindfulness Facilitator who works with a diverse range of clientele, including those in recovery, people coping with depression and anxiety, cancer survivors, men and women battling chronic health and pain issues, those suffering from PTSD, as well as fellow clinicians combating compassion fatigue syndrome. Her training began with Tibetan Compassion practices in 1998, traveling the world to learn under masters in both India and Europe. In 2011 she became a certified Mindfulness Facilitator at UCLA, where she also taught Mindful Awareness Classes as well as courses online. Currently she’s co-creator and master teacher for The DEN Meditation Teacher Training Program. She’s been featured on E! as well as in publications such as TimeThe Times of India and Femcompetitor. Heather’s teaching on joy can be viewed on Mindful Magazine’s online edition.

Heather Prete DEN Meditation teacher

Can't Attend Live?

Check out Heather Prete’s upcoming classes or search her on demand recordings!