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Thanksgiving Family Retreat and Autumn Celebration

Cynthia Drake and Peter Grossenbacher

November 27–30, 2014

Tuition $100 + 3 nights
Cynthia Drake

Cynthia Drake

Peter Gossenbacher

Peter Gossenbacher

Join us for an elegant Thanksgiving dinner and family-oriented holiday retreat this November.

Enjoy a wide variety of weekend activities including workshops on the contemplative arts, like haiku and ikebana (Japanese flower arranging), yoga, sensory awareness, and additional guided mindfulness practices. There will also be opportunities to relax in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, as well as fun and enriching activities for children. Give thanks and celebrate our connection to the phenomenal world and each other this autumn in the powerful setting of Shambhala Mountain Center

Give thanks and celebrate our connection to the phenomenal world and each other in the powerful setting of Shambhala Mountain Center.

There is no cost for children under 6.  For children 6 – 17 years old, tuition is $30 per child.

To register for the holiday dinner only, please click here.

Cynthia Drake

Cynthia Drake has been a meditator and member of the Shambhala community since 1985. For over two decades, she has taught English as a foreign language, college composition and literature. She currently teaches literature at the University of Colorado and seminars in contemplative learning at Naropa University. Cynthia is pursuing her Ph.D. in British literature.  

Peter Grossenbacher

Peter Grossenbacher, PhD, teaches at Naropa University and directs Shambhala Training levels. His research on attention, awareness, synesthesia, meditation, instruction and the brain has been reported in the New York Times. Peter has been an active meditator since 1980.

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