Meditation & Mindfulness

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Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. You’ve experienced joy and health, pain and loss. You've tested your physical limits, and have more →

Wisdom of the Body: Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

October 22–25, 2020
Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. If we are brave often enough we will fall. Rising Strong™ is about what it more →

Rising Strong™ Retreat for Women

Kathy Williams-Tolstrup

October 22–25, 2020
On Saturday, September 26th, the Cameron Peak Fire reached Shambhala Mountain Center. Many of us are grieving for what was lost, while also turning towards the process of restoring and rebuilding. In addition to the updates more →
There’s a saying in India that “The world is like a grinding stone. It will either grind you up, or it will turn you into something beautiful.” In this unprecedented time generated by the COVID-19 pandemic more →

ONLINE • Living in the Challenge Zone: An Insight Meditation Retreat

David Chernikoff

October 30–November 1, 2020
Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. Heart of Recovery introduces the ancient wisdom of meditation to the path of recovery from more →

Heart of Recovery Retreat

Tamara Sell and Dave Garton

October 30–November 1, 2020
Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. Feeling stressed, anxious, speedy, confused, depressed? Life these days can be challenging in so many more →

Mindfulness Getaway

Stephen Vosper

November 6–8, 2020
Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. Our minds and bodies are naturally awake, whole, complete, healthy, and sacred. Yet in today's more →

Beyond Hope and Fear

Gelong Loden Nyima and Melissa Lago

November 10–15, 2020
Join author, lecturer, and esteemed Buddhist teacher B. Alan Wallace for this engaging online retreat. A synopsis from B. Alan Wallace on what to expect: In this retreat, we will begin by distinguishing between worldly pleasure more →
What hinders our natural tendency to open and appreciate our lives?  Do we acknowledge that some of the obstacles and challenges to our happiness are often sourced in the mind?  Is there a way to train more →

ONLINE • Meeting Challenges with an Open Heart

Janet Solyntjes

November 21, 2020
Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It may be available as an online retreat soon. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. Join international bestselling author Blake D. more →
Online home retreat self-care
Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. Embrace a slower pace and notice how it offers a deeper connection to mind, body, and more →

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

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

December 4–6, 2020
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 →
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 2–7, 2021
Note: This retreat has been rescheduled for next year. It will be held May 28th-31th, 2021. Our bodies hold our lives. They hold wisdom and energy for living and growing. They also hold our obstacles: anxiety, 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 2–6, 2021
Note: This retreat has been rescheduled from June 12th-14th, 2020 to June 11th-13th, 2021. The spiritual traditions respect the body as the foundation of awareness and connection to self and other. Your body is full of more →

Befriending Your Body: Meeting Your Body as Your Teacher

Ann Saffi Biasetti

June 11–13, 2021
Note: This program has been rescheduled from 2020 to June 18 - 25, 2021. All of us have an innate capacity to experience well being, strength, and confidence, even in the face of stress, pain, or more →

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

Janet Solyntjes and Jim Colosi

June 18–25, 2021
Note: This retreat has been rescheduled from 2020 to 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An online version of the program is in the works for mid-July 2020; updates available soon. Read more about SMC's response to more →

Family Camp

Steve Sachs, Nicole Wolf and Rachel Steele

July 24–31, 2021
  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 7–12, 2021