Immersive Meditation Retreats

All the world’s wisdom traditions counsel retreat practice in order to return to life strengthened, softened, and fully engaged. In this spirit, we will take a deep dive into the sitting practice of meditation. Each day more →

Open Heart, Clear Mind: A Week-Long Meditation Retreat

Susan Piver and Kevin Townley

March 13–21, 2020
All of us have an innate capacity to experience well-being, resilience, and unconditional kindness. In order to enhance this capacity, we will directly explore the power of mind and heart in a silent and supportive atmosphere. more →

5-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat

Janet Solyntjes

April 28–May 3, 2020
Our minds and bodies are naturally awake, whole, complete, healthy, and sacred. Yet in today's speedy and chaotic world, many of us come to meditation from feelings of extreme stress, anxiety, heartbreak, despair, loneliness, and exhaustion. more →

Beyond Hope and Fear

Shastri Loden Nyima and Melissa Lago

May 12–17, 2020
The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing humanity the path to ending suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom and openness. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed a path more →

Summer Seminar I: Discovering the Path of Liberation, and II: Living Wisdom and Compassion

Acharya Susan Chapman, Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Acharya Holly Gayley, Acharya Daniel Hessey and Shastri Loden Nyima

June 12–July 10, 2020
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 more →

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

Janet Solyntjes and Jim Colosi

June 26–July 3, 2020
In this retreat participants will learn 4 meditation practices rooted in tradition and confirmed by neuroscience. One day is spent on each practice, allowing participants to experience its purpose, what it does to our consciousness, and more →
“Enlightenment is intimacy with all things,” said Dōgen Zenji, a respected teacher in the Zen Buddhist tradition. In this retreat, we’ll explore the meaning and implications of Dōgen’s words, both in terms of our close relationships more →

Intimacy and Awakening: an Insight Meditation Retreat

David Chernikoff

July 29–August 2, 2020
Like all other branches of science, the science of mind must be primarily based on the rigorous observation of natural phenomena. Much as astronomers rely on the telescope, so do contemplatives rely on the power of more →
The silence and majesty of the Colorado Rockies provides the ideal backdrop for exploring the Buddhist approach to the end of life. This seven-day program is the second in a series of three retreats designed to more →

Graceful Entry: Preparing for a Good Rebirth

Andrew Holecek

August 14–21, 2020
All of us have an innate capacity to experience well-being, resilience, and unconditional kindness. In order to enhance this capacity, we will directly explore the power of mind and heart in a silent and supportive atmosphere. more →

5-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat

Janet Solyntjes

August 25–30, 2020