Janet Solyntes

Janet Solyntjes

Janet Solyntjes, MA, is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, and leads meditation classes and retreats for Naropa University, The Center for Mindfulness, and the Engaged Mindfulness Institute. A practitioner of mind-body disciplines since 1977, she completed a professional training in MBSR with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli and an MBSR Teacher Development Intensive at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Janet is co-founder of the Boulder-based Center for Courageous Living, committed to promoting the inherent goodness of individuals and groups by uncovering their basic health and well-being.

Upcoming Programs by Janet Solyntjes

Janet Solyntes

Living the Full Catastrophe: A Day of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) • Denver

March 5, 2016

This experiential workshop will offer user-friendly techniques for dealing with stress and for cultivating our deepest potential for living a full and satisfying life. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a well-recognized approach which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, depression, and anxiety; enhancing communication and health; fostering courage in difficult situations; and […]

Janet Solyntes

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

March 11–13, 2016

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a program of practical, scientifically-supported teachings to reduce stress, facilitate relaxation, and promote physical health and emotional well-being. Experience the Power of Mindfulness Inspired by the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, this retreat offers tools for engaging the demands of our lives, including illness, chronic pain, personal crisis, or the ongoing […]

Janet Solyntes

Mindful Living: Teachings and Practices from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

April 21–25, 2016

Inspired by the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, this extended retreat offers an in-depth look at mindfulness tools for engaging the demands of our lives and for deepening our inquiry into fundamental health and wholeness. Through sitting, walking, and body scan meditation practices, mindful yoga, and extended periods of silence, we will return to our lives […]

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Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: A 7-Day, Teacher-Led, Silent Retreat

Also Jim Colosi

June 27–July 4, 2016

Co-sponsored by the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. All of us have an innate capacity to experience well being, strength, and confidence, even in the face of stress, pain, or illness. In order to enhance that capacity, we introduce the power of mindfulness, the practice of meeting each moment with an […]

Janet Solyntes

Living the Full Catastrophe: A Day of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) • Denver

September 3, 2016

This experiential workshop will offer user-friendly techniques for dealing with stress and for cultivating our deepest potential for living a full and satisfying life. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a well-recognized approach which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, depression, and anxiety; enhancing communication and health; fostering courage in difficult situations; and […]