JanetSolyntjes

Janet Solyntjes

Janet Solyntjes, MA, is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and Adjunct Professor at Naropa University. 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 leads mindfulness retreats in the U.S. and internationally and is co-founder of the Boulder-based Center for Courageous Living.

Upcoming Programs by Janet Solyntjes

Janet Solyntjes

Holiday Ngondro and Werma Intensive

December 26, 2014–January 3, 2015

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Whether you are seeking to establish your Primordial Rigden Ngöndro or Werma Sadhana practice, or are an experienced practitioner, join us for this special holiday program. This week-long intensive will include a minimum of three practice sessions daily, in-depth study and discussion of each of the liturgies assisted by readings from the […]

Janet Solyntjes

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

March 6–8, 2015

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. 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 challenges of a “full catastrophe.” […]

Janet Solyntjes

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

April 4, 2015

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 Solyntjes

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

August 20–24, 2015

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 periods of silence, we will return to our lives better […]