Meditation & Mindfulness

This program has been canceled and will be rescheduled. When eye, heart and world are in the same place, at the same time, your experience is direct and your art expressions are spontaneous and vivid. This more →
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 more →

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Janet Solyntjes

October 1–3, 2021
Working with your mind is one of the most beneficial skills you can learn, yet most of us don’t even know where to start. Through the practice of meditation, it is possible to balance your thoughts more →

Learn to Meditate

Patricia Kelly

October 1–3, 2021
* This program will be rescheduled for Spring 2022 * For employees of Larimer County, this program is eligible for the Lifestyle Education Benefit Program. Please see details below. This four-week online course is designed to more →

ONLINE • Mindfulness Meditation and Movement for Wellness

Melissa Lago and Loden Nyima

October 3–24, 2021
Co-sponsored with the Leading with Genuine Care Retreat The Leading with Genuine Care Leadership Retreat (formerly the donothing Leadership Retreat) offers business leaders, entrepreneurs, and those seeking a more mindful life with the most rewarding challenge they may ever take — a leadership-focused mindfulness and meditation more →
This program has been canceled and will be rescheduled for 2022.   If it's time for a fresh start, yoga and meditation provide an ideal practice combo to bring us back to beginner's mind – a sense more →

Fresh Start: Yoga and Meditation for Effortless Relaxation

De West and Brian Spielmann

October 8–10, 2021
This program has been canceled. This weekend invites you to open into the Prajñāpāramitā (perfection of wisdom) teachings that draw from a collection of Mahayana Buddhist texts pointing to non-conceptual ways of actualizing the nature of more →

The Great Mother of Non-Duality: Perfecting Transcendent Wisdom

Dr. Amelia Hall and Dr. Nashalla Nyinda

October 8–10, 2021
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer for five days of deep healing and life changing self-care. Discover why suffering such as anxiety, depression, addiction, illness, and relationship problems are logical cries from your body, soul, and subconscious more →
Rediscover your sense of natural wakefulness in this restorative meditation retreat. Set in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado, you will deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart, while connecting with the serenity more →

Natural Wakefulness: A Fall Meditation Retreat

Gaylon Ferguson

October 17–23, 2021
Harville Hendrix Helen LaKelly Hunt
Getting the Love You Want is a virtual weekend workshop that provides an in-depth Imago experience for couples in all stages of relationship. You and your partner will gain greater insight into your relationship dynamics and more →

ONLINE • Getting the Love You Want

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D

October 22–24, 2021
How do we stay inspired, centered, and rooted in our innate wisdom—especially during times of challenge? In this three-day women’s retreat, you’ll replenish your body, heart, and mind through spaciousness, quiet, yogic and dharmic teachings and more →
A Mahamudra Shamatha-Vipashyana, Tonglen, and Sadhana of Mahamudra Retreat This two-week retreat is open to anyone who has a regular sitting meditation practice. Full participation qualifies as two weekthün credits within the Shambhala Path curriculum. The more →

Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun

John Rockwell

October 22–November 5, 2021
You’ve experienced joy and health, pain and loss. You’ve tested your physical limits, and have recovered from surgeries. You’ve traveled, shared insights, and cared for others. Now it’s time to attend to your body as it more →

Wisdom of the Body: Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

November 4–7, 2021
Aprende a meditar: Programa en español. Aprender a meditar en tu lengua materna es un regalo especial. Ejercitar tu mente de esta forma puede aportarnos grandes beneficios, sin embargo muchos no sabemos por dónde empezar. A more →

Aprende a meditar en español

Bruno Límenes

November 5–7, 2021
This immersive weekend meditation workshop helps us open to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation. Through the practice of meditation, we tap into timeless wisdom and glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. With talks, more →

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

Gaylon Ferguson

November 5–7, 2021
In this time of challenge and upheaval, learning to fully inhabit your body and be present to its inherent knowing is an essential skill. Embodied Listening offers a way to move through blockages, challenges and uncertainty more →
NOV 12-14 In today's speedy world, we are all in need of kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to take a deep dive into their practice. This weekend is spent more →
  Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs offer contemplative approaches for working with the fullness of daily modern life, bringing insight and inspiration to career, family, health, relationships, more →
  Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs offer contemplative approaches for working with the fullness of daily modern life, bringing insight and inspiration to career, family, health, relationships, more →

Thanksgiving Retreat & Renewal

November 26–28, 2021
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer for a weekend that will offer you a safe environment to address your core fears, transform negative thinking, and find clarity around shaping the life and health you want. The more →
How do we face experiences of suffering and pain, of working with what is and maintaining an open heart, ready to embrace the present moment? Just by hearing the mantra, or name of the Medicine Buddha more →

Medicine Buddha: Working with Suffering, Opening to Compassion

Dr. Nashalla Nyinda

December 3–5, 2021
  Feeling stressed, anxious, speedy, confused, depressed? Life these days can be challenging in so many ways. Thousands of years of experience, and now science, have shown that the practice of mindfulness can help establish relaxation, more →

Mindfulness Getaway

Stephen Vosper

December 3–5, 2021
The Heart of Mindfulness Retreat is a 7-day silent meditation retreat that emphasizes the deep understanding and practice of mindfulness in its most universal expression while respecting and acknowledging its contemplative and spiritual roots. The retreat more →

The Heart of Mindfulness: A Silent Meditation Retreat

Janet Solyntjes and Jon Aaron

December 10–17, 2021
  Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs offer contemplative approaches for working with the fullness of daily modern life, bringing insight and inspiration to career, family, health, relationships, more →

Retreat & Renewal

December 17–19, 2021
Lama Liz 2021 Elizabeth Monson
The life story of the Buddha stands out in religious literary history as a powerful example of how one human being transformed his relationship to dukkha (discontentment or suffering) and discovered a way to live with more →

Emotional Resilience: Learning from the Buddha’s Life Story

Lama Elizabeth Monson

March 31–April 3, 2022
The Karuna Training Basic Cycle is a comprehensive training that occurs in ten courses over two years; six online weekends, four extended retreats at Shambhala Mountain Center, and ongoing groups in between programs. 332 hours of more →

Karuna Training: A Certification in Contemplative Psychology – Registration

Melissa Moore, Sandra Ladley and Terry Jaworski

May 4–7, 2022
The Karuna Training Basic Cycle is a comprehensive training that occurs in ten courses over two years; six online weekends, four extended retreats at Shambhala Mountain Center, and ongoing groups in between programs. 332 hours of more →

Karuna Training: A Certification in Contemplative Psychology

Melissa Moore, Sandra Ladley and Terry Jaworski

May 4–7, 2022
The Karuna Training Basic Cycle is a comprehensive training that occurs in ten courses over two years; six online weekends, four extended retreats at Shambhala Mountain Center, and ongoing groups in between programs. 332 hours of more →

OLD_Karuna Training: A Certification in Contemplative Psychology — Enrolling now!

Melissa Moore, Sandra Ladley and Terry Jaworski

May 4–7, 2022
This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: more →

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive

Megan Prager and David Spound

May 15–20, 2022
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Become a brush and, step by step, we will find ways to foster joy and serene excitement, both in our art and in everyday life. Experiment with artistic interpretation and spontaneous improvisation using a variety of more →

Heart of the Brush

Kazuaki Tanahashi

June 2–5, 2022