Meditation & Mindfulness

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 meditation more →

The Origin of Modern Mindfulness: A 4-Day Practicum of Meditation and Buddhism

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and Dr. Amelia Hall

June 25–30, 2019
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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 27–30, 2019
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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

Shastri Jon Barbieri

June 28–30, 2019
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 →
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 5–7, 2019
A half-dathün is two weeks of intensive group meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Doing this practice transforms how we relate to ourselves and everyday life by allowing us to more →

Summer Half Dathün

Acharya Michael Greenleaf

July 6–21, 2019
A half-dathün is two weeks of intensive group meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Doing this practice transforms how we relate to ourselves and everyday life by allowing us to more →

Summer Half Dathün: Week 1

Acharya Michael Greenleaf

July 6–14, 2019
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This program has been cancelled. 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 more →

Open House

July 7, 2019
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 primary focus of this retreat will be the practice of sitting and walking meditation in Noble Silence. There will be dharma talks, meditation instruction, and small group interviews with the teacher. In addition, we’ll do more →

Insight Meditation Retreat: Grief, Joy and Awakening

David Chernikoff

July 24–30, 2019
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, Kelly Lindsey, Nicole Wolf and Rachel Steele

July 27–August 3, 2019
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 4 more →

Women’s Summer Meditation and Yoga Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

July 31–August 4, 2019
  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 4–8, 2019
  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 more →

Radical Dharma Conversation & Camp Combined Registration

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

August 4–11, 2019
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This program has been cancelled. 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 more →

Open House

August 4, 2019
Come home to yourself. Say YES to a spacious, 5-day retreat designed to nurture your body, heart, and mind. Connect with your heartfelt knowing through embodied practices inspired by sacred wisdom traditions. A nourishing daily schedule more →

Quiet Mind, Open Heart: Sacred Simplicity

Kelly Lindsey and Brooke Binstock

August 5–9, 2019
  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 8–11, 2019
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

August 9–11, 2019
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 →
Inspired by the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, this 4-day retreat offers an in-depth look at mindfulness tools for engaging the demands of our lives and for deepening our inquiry into fundamental health and wholeness. Through sitting, more →
"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

August 14–18, 2019
A passing rainstorm doesn’t have to ruin a hike if we remember to bring a raincoat or don’t mind temporarily getting a little wet! The clouds are certain to pass and we may even be left more →

Mindful Hiking: Weathering Life’s Storms

Kay Peterson

August 15–18, 2019
The silence and majesty of the Colorado Rockies provides the ideal backdrop for exploring the Buddhist approach to end of life. This seven-day program is the first in a series of four retreats designed to give more →

Graceful Exit: Preparing for a Good Death

Andrew Holecek

August 16–23, 2019
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 16–18, 2019
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

Shastri Calryn Aston

August 23–25, 2019
Can we really find contentment and meaning in this hectic, always on, wired world? Yes! By understanding our mind and our heart, we can make a slight change in our perspective which creates a radical shift more →

Radically Happy: Getting to Know Your Mind Retreat

Erric Solomon

August 23–25, 2019
Explore music and rhythm as gateways to spiritual consciousness. Learn specific tools for using sound in healing, spiritual practice, and ceremony. Learn the 4 elements on the frame drum, chanting to greet the day, and radiant more →

Healing Sound Retreat: Personal Transformation Through Sacred Drumming & Chant

Christine Stevens and Jonathan Crowder

August 23–25, 2019
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

August 30–September 2, 2019
This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to take a deep dive into their practice. Arriving Friday to settle in, this retreat offers 7 hours of meditation on both Saturday and Sunday. Silence is more →

Silent Meditation Intensive

Shastri Loden Nyima

August 30–September 1, 2019
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 →
Stupa amid clouds
This program has been cancelled. 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 more →

Open House

September 1, 2019
  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 3–8, 2019
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

Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

September 6–8, 2019
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 →

Retreat & Renewal • Extended

September 12–15, 2019
Everyday we are challenged to show up in our lives in an authentic way. No matter how we might identify, just being ourselves can feel like a radical act of bravery. Please join us for a 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

September 13–15, 2019
This registration page is for scholarship recipients only. For information about the program or general registration: https://www.shambhalamountain.org/program/nd919-neurodharma-retreat-with-dr-rick-hanson-a-10-day-experiential/  

Neurodharma Scholarship Registration

Rick Hanson, Alisa Dennis, Terry Vandiver, Tina Rasmussen and Peter Grossenbacher

September 20–29, 2019
The combination of modern brain science and ancient Buddhist wisdom is illuminating the embodied basis of deep experiences of present moment awareness, contentment and love, and the sense of being one with everything. Join New York more →

Neurodharma Retreat with Dr. Rick Hanson: A 10-day Experiential Exploration of the Deepest Roots of the Highest Happiness

Rick Hanson, Alisa Dennis, Terry Vandiver, Tina Rasmussen and Peter Grossenbacher

September 20–29, 2019
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 by renowned storyteller and researcher, Brené Brown, this 4-day retreat will more →

Rising Strong™ Retreat for Women

Kathy Williams-Tolstrup

October 3–6, 2019
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 →
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 and emotions, more →

Learn To Meditate

Steve Seely

October 4–6, 2019
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 Michelle Becker

October 6–11, 2019
  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

October 11–13, 2019
Learn how to embody innate healing potential within through a concise and simple Tibetan Buddhist healing practice based upon generation and embodiment of the Medicine Buddha’s characteristics. It is said that innumerable benefits arise just by hearing the name or mantra more →

Medicine Buddha: Engaging Relative and Ultimate Healing to Embody Compassionate Action

Venerable Khenpo Jigme and Nashalla Nyinda

October 18–20, 2019
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 →

Shape of Awake

Hope Martin

October 22–27, 2019
Healing is a creative process with which we must actively engage. Yet, finding the space we need to heal in the world today can be nearly impossible. Whether you’re currently weathering a challenge or recovering from more →

HEAL: A Restorative Retreat for Wise Women

Sara Avant Stover

October 25–27, 2019
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 25–27, 2019
If you chronically struggle with binge eating, yo-yo dieting, sugar addiction, and relentless body shaming, you know that mindful eating alone is not the answer. In this intensive retreat, natural foods chef and mindful eating mentor 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 1–8, 2019
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 →
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 8–10, 2019
In this weekend retreat you are invited to unravel, unwind, unlearn, let go, pause, relax, go underneath, and touch a sense of your own well-being through restorative and gentle yoga, sitting and walking meditation. Restorative Yoga more →

Yoga and Meditation for Well-Being

Katharine Kaufman

November 15–17, 2019
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 in silence more →

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Shastri Loden Nyima

November 22–24, 2019
Heart of Recovery introduces the ancient wisdom of meditation to the path of recovery from addictive behaviors in order to support our commitment to our journey. During this weekend, we will learn a new way of more →

Heart of Recovery Retreat

November 22–24, 2019
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 28–December 1, 2019
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 6–8, 2019
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 →
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 11–15, 2019
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Join us for this special program and allow your aspirations for the New Year to become clear, as you become confident and committed through reflection and renewal. Our gathering will include guided mindfulness-awareness meditation, contemplative practices, more →

Take a Leap into 2020: Establish Your Intention and Commitment

Shastri Jon Barbieri

December 29, 2019–January 1, 2020
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 and emotions, more →

Learn To Meditate

Greg Smith

January 17–19, 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

January 24–26, 2020
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 29–February 2, 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

February 14–16, 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

March 6–8, 2020
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 6–8, 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

March 13–15, 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