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1-Day Silent Retreat

  • Golden Drum 97 Green Street, G1 Brooklyn, NY, 11222 United States (map)

Want a vacation but can only go away for a day? Come and enjoy the infinite relaxation of silence.

We will spend a day practicing meditation and yoga. Experience a full day of going deep into the self. The day will include:

  • 4-hours of meditation
  • 1.5 hrs of Alignment Based Yoga
  • 1.5 hrs of Yin Yoga
  • Shamanic sound bath 
  • Vegan meals and snacks

  All levels welcome! Yes, beginners are welcome.

Suggested Price: $80. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.




Jerry Walsh has been a student of the dharma for the past nine years and a vipassana meditator six years. Jerry has also been a student of Maestro Manuel Rufino for six years, studying the sacred traditions of humanity focusing primarily on the shamanic traditions of the Indigenous cultures of the Americas. He is a member of the Golden Drum sound meditation ensemble, Dream Seed, and has traveled to over twenty-five different countries on five continents, spending a full year studying Buddhism and Himalayan culture in India, Nepal, and Bhutan from 2010-2011. He currently works with BEAT NYC, a non-profit that teaches Hip-Hop and Beatboxing in NYC public schools. He is a founding member of the Sacred Arts Research Foundation 501 (c) 3 and the Ark in Greenpoint, Brooklyn where he resides with the Golden Drum community.

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Ixchel Prisma is a vocalist, song writer, and sound healer who brings the medicine of beauty and vibrancy through her music. Subtle electronic sounds and acoustic instrumentals are blended together with uplifting lyrics, wide ranging vocals, and poetry, submerging listeners into a full spectrum experience. In addition to writing her own material, Ixchel has also been studying and singing sacred healing songs from many indigenous cultures for many years. The intention of her music is to facilitate opening through movement in combination with the medicine of prayer, intention and sound. She has been performing since childhood, and studying indigenous music culture and sound healing for 5 years. Ixchel has performed at West Coast transformational festivals, local events, and private shows for the over 6 years. She is currently in collaboration with several influential music producers and musicians, including Desert Dwellers, Shaman's Dream, Dream Seed, and Jerry Walsh. Her offerings vary from acoustic performance, sound healing, song circles, and live electronic fusion dance sets.

You can listen to her new full length album at: Full Spectrum Medicine, by Ixchel Prisma


Alyona Mindlin is an international yoga teacher with 25 years of movement background and 13 years of spiritual practice. She teaches based on the principles of Iyengar Yoga. This practice inspires awareness, precision, relaxation, and connection to the midline.  She calls it enlightenment through alignment. She is a disciple of  Maestro Manuel Rufino and yoga student of Nikki Costello. Kula Yoga Project and the Golden Drum are her yoga homes in NYC where she practices and teaches privately. Alyona leads workshops, yoga teacher trainings, and shamanic Thai massage trainings worldwide.