Meditation & Mindfulness

If we are brave often enough we will fall. Rising Strong™ is about what it takes to get back up. Based on the most recent book by renowned storyteller and researcher, Brené Brown, this 4-day retreat will teach more →

Rising Strong™ Retreat for Women

Kathy Williams-Tolstrup

September 28–October 1, 2017
Join best-selling author Blake D. Bauer and discover why anxiety, insecurity, guilt, depression, and illness are cries from your body, soul ,and subconscious asking you to love, accept, forgive, honor, value, and be true to yourself more →
Join us the first Sunday of each month for our popular Open House series. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and pick from a variety of free activities, including touring the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, receiving more →

Open House

October 1, 2017
The new science of compassion has found that human beings have a fundamental instinct for kindness, but have developed habits of harshness toward themselves and others. How can this compassion instinct be cultivated? The ancient traditions more →
Join us for two engaging workshops rolled into one transformative retreat. Part 1 • Empowered Communication: Speaking Your Truth with Compassion What makes it hard to be our best selves in difficult conversations? Why do we walk away more →
This retreat is the first part of a two-part workshop. Click here to learn about Part 2: Transformative Mediation: Supporting Others in Constructively Dealing with Disagreements. What makes it hard to be our best selves in 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

October 27–29, 2017
When we release belief in the ego, we release our suffering as well—an insight which is the essence of liberation. Explore and experience the wisdom of this truth as Michael W. Taft guides you in meditation more →
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 more →

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

Janet Solyntjes and Jim Colosi

November 3–10, 2017
Attention: Please note this program will be held from November 3-5 (two nights). Learn a concise and simple Tibetan Buddhist healing practice based on the generation and embodiment of the Medicine Buddha's characteristics. It is said more →

Medicine Buddha and the Fivefold Path of Mahamudra

Venerable Khenpo Lobzang Tenzin and Nashalla Nyinda

November 3–5, 2017
Join us the first Sunday of each month for our popular Open House series. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and pick from a variety of free activities, including touring the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, receiving more →

Open House

November 5, 2017
Hidden within every yoga posture is a secret—the counter-­pose. It protects, nurtures, and allows us to deepen our practice. In a yoga sequence, poses are balanced by companion postures, in the simplest form, their opposites. The more →

Counterpose: The Art of Yoga & Meditation

Katharine Kaufman

November 10–12, 2017
"To take this posture itself is the purpose of our practice. When you have this posture, you have the right state of mind, so there is no need to try to attain some special state." - 
Suzuki more →
Calling all women who do too much! This silent retreat will support you as we head into the holiday season by seeking refuge in the good company of like-minded women. Autumn is the season to simplify, more →

The Way of the Happy Woman: Autumn Wisdom & Gratitude Retreat

Sara Avant Stover

November 16–19, 2017
This weekend workshop builds on the meditation practice introduced in The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training I and explores how we create a cocoon of our habitual ways of thinking, often obscuring the brilliance of more →

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training II

Nina Rolle

November 17–19, 2017
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 →
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 →

Thanksgiving Retreat & Renewal

November 23–26, 2017
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 →
It seems we all agree that training the body through exercise, diet, and relaxation is a good idea. So why don’t we think about training our minds? This weekend retreat will give accessible and powerful meditation more →

Learn To Meditate

Patricia Kelly

December 1–3, 2017
Join international best-selling author Blake D. Bauer and discover why suffering, anxiety, insecurity, guilt, depression, and illness are cries from your body, soul and subconscious mind asking you to love, accept, forgive, honor, value, and be more →
Stupa at Sunrise
Join us the first Sunday of each month for our popular Open House series. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and pick from a variety of free activities, including touring the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, receiving more →

Open House

December 3, 2017
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

December 8–10, 2017
What do writers want more than anything in the world? Time to write. Yet even if such precious time could be found, it's not always easy to settle into the writing groove. Meditation can help synchronize more →

Fearlessly Creative: A Meditation and Writing Retreat

Susan Piver

December 13–17, 2017
Dathun, Tibetan for “moon session,” is an intensive group meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Composed of four weekly segments called “Weekthuns,” this month-long retreat allows participants to attend anywhere more →

Winter Dathun: Creating Enlightened Society

Acharya Daniel Hessey

December 16, 2017–January 14, 2018
Click HERE to return to the Weekthun Landing page.   “Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and more →

Half Dathun 1

Acharya Daniel Hessey

December 16–30, 2017
Click HERE to return to the Weekthun Landing page.   “Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and more →

Weekthun 1

Acharya Daniel Hessey

December 16–24, 2017
CLICK HERE for more Dathun information and HERE for links to individual Weektuns.

Winter Dathun: Creating Enlightened Society

Acharya Daniel Hessey

December 16, 2017–January 14, 2018
Join us for one or more week of deep meditation practice. Weekthun is an intensive, week-long meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. As part of the month-long Dathun program, there more →

Winter Weekthuns: Week-long Meditation Retreats

Acharya Daniel Hessey

December 16, 2017–January 14, 2018
This time of year can leave many of us feeling stressed out and disconnected. Celebrate the magic of reconnecting with this naturally reflective time of year--opening into an authentic relationship with yourself, others and our world. more →

Holiday Meditation Retreat: Renewing Body, Mind and Spirit

Shastri Cal Aston

December 22–26, 2017
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Join us for this special retreat and allow your aspirations for the New Year to become clear, confident and committed through reflection and renewal. We will go beyond the usual goal focused resolutions and learn how more →

Take a Leap into 2018: Establish Your Intention and Commitment

Shastri Jon Barbieri

December 29, 2017–January 1, 2018
Click HERE to return to the Weekthun Landing page.   “Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and more →

Half Dathun 2

Acharya Daniel Hessey

December 30, 2017–January 14, 2018
Click HERE to return to the Weekthun Landing page.   “Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and more →

Weekthun 3

Acharya Daniel Hessey

December 30, 2017–January 7, 2018
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

January 5–7, 2018
Join us the first Sunday of each month for our popular Open House series. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and pick from a variety of free activities, including touring the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, receiving more →

Open House

January 7, 2018
  The impressive health benefits of mindfulness meditation have led to its implementation in significant secular settings; from education, medicine, non-profits, business, the government and even to the military. But long before the healthy effects of more →

Buddhist Meditation: Calm Abiding, Insight, and Kindness • REL613

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and Amelia Hall

January 9–14, 2018
  The impressive health benefits of mindfulness meditation have led to its implementation in significant secular settings; from education, medicine, non-profits, business, the government and even to the military. But long before the healthy effects of more →

Heart of Buddhist Meditation: Origins of Modern Mindfulness

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and Amelia Hall

January 9–14, 2018
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Our bodies hold emotions, images, patterns and stories. When we learn to fully inhabit our bodies through mindfulness practices, we can know ourselves as complete and wakeful beings. During this retreat, we will practice sitting meditation, more →

Precious Knowing: A Meditation and Yoga Retreat for Women

Katharine Kaufman

January 17–21, 2018
cabbage Mindful Eating workshop EFT
If you struggle to make healthy eating choices, join mindful eating coach Marcella Friel as she shares with you her tips and tools for finding freedom and self-love in this area of your life. Through meditation, discussion, journaling, and the practice of more →
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

Elaine Yuen

February 2–4, 2018
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

February 2–4, 2018
Join us the first Sunday of each month for our popular Open House series. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and pick from a variety of free activities, including touring the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, receiving more →

Open House

February 4, 2018
Take a break from the daily grind and learn techniques to bring mindfulness into your daily life. Beginning with practicing mindfulness on the meditation cushion, this getaway will introduce you to the breadth of possibility in more →

Mindfulness Getaway

February 9–11, 2018
It seems we all agree that training the body through exercise, diet, and relaxation is a good idea. So why don’t we think about training our minds? This weekend retreat will give accessible and powerful meditation more →

Learn To Meditate

Greg Smith

February 23–25, 2018
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 with more →

Fresh Start: Yoga and Meditation for All Beings

De West and Brian Spielmann

March 2–4, 2018
Stupa amid clouds
Join us the first Sunday of each month for our popular Open House series. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and pick from a variety of free activities, including touring the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, receiving more →

Open House

March 4, 2018
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

March 9–11, 2018
His Holiness the Dalai Lama has often commented that the essence of spiritual practice is cultivating a good heart. As important as shamatha (meditative quiescence) and vipashyana (insight meditation) are within the Buddhist tradition, it is more →
If we are brave often enough we will fall. Rising Strong™ is about what it takes to get back up. Based on the most recent book by renowned storyteller and researcher, Brené Brown, this 4-day retreat will teach more →

Rising Strong™ Retreat for Women

Kathy Williams-Tolstrup

March 15–18, 2018
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

March 16–18, 2018
  Do a deep dive into your meditation practice with this one week intensive. Appropriate for newbies and experienced meditators, this is a chance to deepen your understanding of meditation as well as your own mind more →

Week-long Spring Meditation Retreat (Weekthun)

Lodro Rinzler and Susan Piver

March 17–25, 2018
  Spend your spring break breathing in the mountain air with your whole family. Spring Break Family Retreat offers relaxation and connection through contemplative movement classes, meditation sessions, nature exploration, a children’s program, and family activities. more →

Spring Break Family Retreat

Leslie Gossett and Kate Raddock

March 26–30, 2018
This weekend will explore the core tenets of Buddhism for those who are interested in establishing a meditation practice as well those who have a current practice but want to learn more about the foundational philosophy more →
Join international best-selling author Blake D. Bauer and discover why suffering, anxiety, insecurity, guilt, depression, and illness are cries from your body, soul and subconscious mind asking you to love, accept, forgive, honor, value, and be more →

Unconditional Self Love, Qi Gong Retreat, & Meditation Retreat

Blake D. Bauer

March 30–April 1, 2018