Meditation & Mindfulness

This program has been cancelled due to current CDC recommendations regarding Covid-19. Click here to see future available Retreat and Renewal programs. Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs more →

Retreat & Renewal

April 10–12, 2020
Co-sponsored with the donothing® Leadership Retreat The donothing® Leadership Retreat presents business and community leaders, entrepreneurs, and business owners with the most rewarding challenge you may ever take on – a silent retreat. We invite you to join us more →

The donothing® Leadership Retreat – Early Registration

Janet Solyntjes

April 19–23, 2020
Co-sponsored with the donothing® Leadership Retreat The donothing® Leadership Retreat presents business and community leaders, entrepreneurs, and business owners with the most rewarding challenge you may ever take on – a silent retreat. We invite you to join us more →

The donothing® Leadership Retreat

Janet Solyntjes

April 19–23, 2020
This program has been cancelled due to current CDC recommendations regarding Covid-19. It will be offered again August 25th-30th. Janet will also be offering a 7-day mindfulness retreat June 26th-July 3rd. All of us have an more →

5-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat

Janet Solyntjes

April 28–May 3, 2020
Note: This retreat has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It is offered again October 17th-22nd. Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer for five days of deep healing and self-care. Explore why suffering, disease more →
This program has been cancelled due to current CDC recommendations regarding Covid-19. Click here to see future available Retreat and Renewal programs. Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs more →

Retreat & Renewal

May 8–10, 2020
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 11–16, 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

Gelong Loden Nyima and Melissa Lago

May 12–17, 2020
Join us for this unique retreat combining practices of body, perception, and meditation to support immersion into a complete mindfulness mandala. We practice on the meditation seat within daily periods of silence, allowing us to deepen more →

Touching the Moment: Indelible Presence

Acharya Dale Asrael and Cynthia Moku

May 14–18, 2020
Note: Dates have been changed from March 27th-29th to May 15th-17th. This retreat is also available June 19th-21st. Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer to discover why suffering, anxiety, depression, addiction, and illness are logical more →
Intense emotions such as anger, jealousy, and fear can either trap us in struggles or open us to the direct experience of awakening.  This retreat presents techniques to expose core belief structures that perpetuate emotional confusion, more →

Taming the Wild Horse: Awakening the Wisdom of Emotions

Jenny Bondurant, Alexandra Shenpen, Sensei and Shanon Brown

May 21–25, 2020
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 →
Embrace a slower pace and notice how it offers a deeper connection to mind, body, and spirit. Join Cole Schlam and Heather Lindemann for a contemplative weekend yoga retreat where we will connect with maitri (loving-kindness) and embrace the art of “doing less.” more →

Slowing Down: A Yoga, Self-Care, and Loving-Kindness Retreat

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

May 29–31, 2020
Our bodies hold our lives. They hold wisdom and energy for living and growing. They also hold our obstacles: anxiety, painful emotions and constricting habitual patterns. The more we are able to make loving contact with more →
Take time to cultivate your capacity for attention, emotional balance and compassion in and out of the classroom. Designed to support you in bringing a mindful presence to your personal life and professional work in schools, more →

Mindfulness Retreat for Educators

Rona Wilensky and Sean Guard

June 3–7, 2020
  Yoga and meditation provide an ideal practice combo to bring us back to beginner's mind – a sense of relaxation, effortlessness, and unconditional cheerfulness. We will alternate between meditation practices and yoga sequences to work more →

Fresh Start: Yoga and Meditation for All Beings

De West and Brian Spielmann

June 5–7, 2020
Designing a life of beauty and meaning– one in which you can fully express your deepest truth– is the grandest creative project you’ll ever take on. And it’s worth it! One of the top five regrets 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, and more →

3-Day Retreat & Renewal

June 11–14, 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. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed a path of liberation more →

Summer Seminar: Weeks I & II

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

June 12–27, 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 Gelong Loden Nyima

June 12–July 10, 2020
The spiritual traditions respect the body as the foundation of awareness and connection to self and other. Your body is full of wisdom and is your greatest teacher. Join together with other women in this powerful more →

Befriending Your Body: Meeting Your Body as Your Teacher

Ann Saffi Biasetti

June 12–14, 2020
When we release belief in the ego, we release our suffering as well—an insight which is the essence of liberation. Experience the wisdom of this truth directly as Michael W. Taft guides you in meditation techniques 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, and more →

Retreat & Renewal

June 12–14, 2020
Sadhana Intensive in the Great Stupa Join us as we immerse ourselves in the vivid world of Vajrayogini, exploring the richness of yidam practice. A treasure of the Kagyu lineage, this sadhana holds the power to more →

Vajrayogini: The Glorious Coemergent Mother

Larry Mermelstein

June 15–25, 2020
Are you feeling out of tune? Looking for balance? Do you long to pause, connect with nature and your body’s own wisdom? The pairing of meditation with Yoga is lively, intimate and generous. During this June more →

The Art of Undoing: Yoga and Meditation

Katharine Kaufman

June 18–21, 2020
One million years of healthy human life are lost every year due to traffic-related noise (World Health Organization). How can one quiet a noisy world? You can push the "reset button." Even brief periods of silence more →

The Noise Around Us and the Silence that Heals Us

Timothy Gallati

June 19–21, 2020
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Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. This immersive weekend workshop helps us open to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation and begin to see our potential as genuine more →

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

Jon Barbieri

June 19–21, 2020
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer to discover why suffering, anxiety, depression, addiction, and illness are logical cries from your body, soul, and subconscious mind asking you to finally value, accept, forgive, honor, and be more →
A passing rainstorm doesn’t have to ruin a hike if we remember to bring a raincoat, or don’t mind getting a little wet. The clouds will eventually pass. Regardless, we could be left feeling stronger and more →

Weathering Life’s Storms: Mindful Hiking

Kay Peterson

June 25–28, 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
Join us for a weekend in the foundational practices of Joanna Macy’s root teaching of the Work That Reconnects, both for our own restoration and to grow our capacity to share these Practices with our communities. 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, and more →

3-Day Retreat & Renewal

July 2–5, 2020
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, and more →

Retreat & Renewal

July 3–5, 2020
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 more →
The dates of this program have been changed, from April 3rd-5th to July 17th-19th. In today's speedy world, we are all in need of kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking more →

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Gelong Loden Nyima

July 17–19, 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 →
Nurture family connections while rejuvenating your spirit in the beautiful terrain of Shambhala Mountain Center. Family Camp is a creative and contemplative retreat the whole family can enjoy. Take time for yourself in the mornings to practice meditation or yoga while your children more →

Family Camp and Rites of Passage

Steve Sachs, Nicole Wolf and Rachel Steele

July 25–August 1, 2020
“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 →
Our bodies hold emotions, images, patterns, and stories. When we inhabit our bodies through mindfulness practices, we come to know ourselves as complete and wakeful beings. During this rejuvenating program, we will play with the four more →

Women’s Summer Meditation and Yoga Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

August 5–9, 2020
This program has been cancelled for these dates. Click here to view the same program offered in July. In today's speedy world, we are all in need of kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is more →

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Gelong Loden Nyima

August 7–9, 2020
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 reality, as well as the more →

The Great Mother of Non-Duality: Perfecting Transcendent Wisdom

Dr. Amelia Hall and Nashalla Nyinda

August 7–9, 2020
Change catches us by surprise at times. Sometimes it may feel like our life adventure has unexpectedly brought us to the banks of a swollen river and we’re not sure how to proceed – do we more →

Opening to Change: Mindful Hiking

Kay Peterson

August 7–9, 2020
Deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart. Intensive practice provides a profoundly fresh view of our life—so precious in this increasingly hectic world. Designed for both newcomers and experienced students, this week-long retreat more →
Deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart. Intensive practice provides a profoundly fresh view of our life—so precious in this increasingly hectic world. Designed for both newcomers and experienced students, this week-long retreat 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
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, and more →

Retreat & Renewal

August 14–16, 2020
  It’s time to create the conditions that reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with authentic community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the critical conversation about how the more →

Radical Dharma Conversation

Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens and Dr. Jasmine Syedullah

August 15–19, 2020
Radical Dharma Conversation It’s time to create the conditions that reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with authentic community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the critical conversation about more →

Radical Dharma Conversation & Camp Combined Registration

Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens and Dr. Jasmine Syedullah

August 15–22, 2020
Deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart. Intensive practice provides a profoundly fresh view of our life—so precious in this increasingly hectic world. Designed for both newcomers and experienced students, this week-long retreat more →
  Going beyond race training 101, Radical Dharma Camp is an immersive experience designed to gather and connect peoples already committed to implementing racial justice and anti-oppression interventions in their circles of community, identity, faith and more →

Radical Dharma Camp: Bringing the Truth Home

Rev. angel Kyodo williams and Dr. Jasmine Syedullah

August 19–22, 2020
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer to discover why suffering, anxiety, depression, addiction, and illness are logical cries from your body, soul, and subconscious mind asking you to finally value, accept, forgive, honor, and be more →
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
  Cancer is one of life’s greatest challenges. In this retreat, we learn how to navigate this potentially confusing, treacherous, and heartbreaking terrain. Our extraordinary team of experts will share their wisdom in integrative medicine, Tibetan more →

Courageous Women Fearless Living: A Retreat for Women Touched by Cancer

Jemi Steele, Ann Braden and Chasse Bailey-Dorton

September 1–6, 2020
This weekend workshop will introduce you to the theory and practice of trauma-sensitive mindfulness. Through lecture, case study, and experiential practice, you will leave the workshop prepared to recognize symptoms of traumatic stress while offering mindfulness more →
Distance running or walking is often the exercise of choice for reducing stress, bringing us greater perspective, and connecting us directly to the wisdom of the body.The practices of meditation and yoga offer similar benefits, helping more →

Running with the Mind of Meditation and Yoga

Marty Kibiloski, Michael Sandrock, Nathan Railla and Lara Johnson

September 4–7, 2020
Come home to yourself. Say YES to a spacious retreat designed to nurture your body, heart, and mind. Connect with your heartfelt knowing through embodied practices inspired by sacred wisdom traditions. Our practice will be centered more →

Quiet Mind, Open Heart: The Four Immeasurables

Kelly Lindsey, Brooke Binstock and Marissa Knox

September 8–13, 2020
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, and more →

3-Day Retreat & Renewal

September 10–13, 2020
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, and more →

Retreat & Renewal

September 11–13, 2020
"Albert Flynn DeSilver is a gem, a joy to work with, and puts together amazing workshops." — Cheryl Strayed, International Bestselling author of WILD "This week has been transformational—kind, sweet, and truly satisfying." — B. T. more →

Writing as a Path to Awakening

Albert Flynn DeSilver

September 16–20, 2020
Join renowned meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche for this special meditation retreat designed to take us through a progression of the true human experience of happiness and a sense of well-being to the total transformation of more →
Discover the life-changing practice of cultivating gratitude. Scientific research is proving that a daily gratitude practice can benefit our health, relationships, work, and sleep. A consistent gratitude practice releases stress and boosts our immune system, while more →

The Science of Gratitude

Matt O’Grady

September 25–27, 2020
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 more →
Note: Dates have been changed from May 8th-10th to October 2nd-4th.  Discover the remarkable world of nocturnal meditation, where a wealth of wisdom awaits you every night. Lucid dreaming and dream yoga have boundless potential for more →

Lucid Dream Yoga

Andrew Holecek

October 2–4, 2020
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer for five days of deep healing and self-care. Explore why suffering, disease and relationship problems are caused by years of hiding your true emotions, thinking negatively, and living in more →
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Note: The dates for this program have been changed from April 23rd-26th to October 22nd-25th. Katherine will also be offering two similar programs in June and August of this year: The Art of Undoing: Yoga and more →

Wisdom of the Body: Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

October 22–25, 2020
Note: Dates have been changed from April 2nd-5th to October 22nd-25th If we are brave often enough we will fall. Rising Strong™ is about what it takes to get back up. Based on the insightful book more →

Rising Strong™ Retreat for Women

Kathy Williams-Tolstrup

October 22–25, 2020
Note: The dates for this program have been changed from April 24th-26th to October 30th-November 1st. Heart of Recovery introduces the ancient wisdom of meditation to the path of recovery from addictive behaviors in order to more →

Heart of Recovery Retreat

Tamara Sell and Dave Garton

October 30–November 1, 2020
Feeling stressed, anxious, speedy, confused, depressed? Life these days can be challenging in so many ways. Thousands of years of experience, and now science, has shown that the practice of mindfulness can help establish relaxation, stability, clarity, and more →

Mindfulness Getaway

Stephen Vosper

November 6–8, 2020
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer to discover why suffering, anxiety, depression, addiction, and illness are logical cries from your body, soul, and subconscious mind asking you to finally value, accept, forgive, honor, and be more →
A Couples Workshop Note: The dates for this program have been changed from April 2020 to January 2021. Every great wisdom tradition teaches the importance of love and compassion. But how do we practice this in our more →