Meditation & Mindfulness

This program has been cancelled. 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, 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
This program has been canceled.  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. 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
Meditation practice provides us with the tools needed to reflect directly on our own experience and connect to our hearts, body, and sense perceptions as the ways through which we connect to our world. We will more →

Fall Week-Long Meditation Retreat (Weekthün)

Shastri Loden Nyima

November 14–22, 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

Mark Wagner

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
Please join us in the pristine stillness of winter in the Rocky Mountains for a week or month of meditation. The support of a group retreat, surrounded by natural beauty and far from the clamor of more →

Winter Dathün

Acharya Holly Gayley, Jeff Scott and Shastri Janet Solyntjes

December 13, 2019–January 12, 2020
Please join us in the pristine stillness of winter in the Rocky Mountains for a week or month of meditation. The support of a group retreat, surrounded by natural beauty and far from the clamor of more →

Winter Weekthüns I & II

Acharya Holly Gayley and Jeff Scott

December 13–28, 2019
Please join us in the pristine stillness of winter in the Rocky Mountains for a week or month of meditation. The support of a group retreat, surrounded by natural beauty and far from the clamor of more →

Winter Weekthün I

Acharya Holly Gayley and Jeff Scott

December 13–21, 2019
The holiday season can leave many of us feeling stressed-out and disconnected–from ourselves and our world. However, this time of year has historically been a more naturally reflective time. As the wintry world around us settles, we more →

Holiday Meditation Retreat: Renewing Body, Mind and Spirit

Shastri Calryn Aston

December 20–28, 2019
Please join us in the pristine stillness of winter in the Rocky Mountains for a week or month of meditation. The support of a group retreat, surrounded by natural beauty and far from the clamor of more →

Winter Weekthüns III & IV

Jeff Scott and Shastri Janet Solyntjes

December 28, 2019–January 12, 2020
Please join us in the pristine stillness of winter in the Rocky Mountains for a week or month of meditation. The support of a group retreat, surrounded by natural beauty and far from the clamor of more →

Winter Weekthün III

Jeff Scott and Shastri Janet Solyntjes

December 28, 2019–January 5, 2020
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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 and Dhi Good

December 29, 2019–January 1, 2020
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

January 10–12, 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
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 Susan Skjei

February 14–16, 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
Green Tara is said to have been born from the tears of the great compassionate Buddha, Chenrezig. She is the ultimate manifestation of sacred female enlightenment and activity. With one foot in the meditative posture, one more →

Green Tara: Enlightened Feminine Wisdom in Action

Nashalla Nyinda

February 28–March 1, 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
All the world’s wisdom traditions counsel retreat practice in order to return to life strengthened, softened, and fully engaged. In this spirit, we will take a deep dive into the sitting practice of meditation. Each day more →

Open Heart, Clear Mind: A Week-Long Meditation Retreat

Susan Piver and Kevin Townley

March 13–21, 2020
This retreat offers an introduction to the process of Feeding Your Demons, a powerful and profound method for working with rather than fighting against the obstacles, conflicts, and challenges of our lives. By meeting our fears 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

March 13–15, 2020
It shouldn’t be a secret that historically marginalized communities and peoples are deeply traumatized right now. Each day there are new threats impacting the wellbeing of communities all over the world. This is part of systematic more →
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 →
  What does it mean to live together as a community with the view of basic goodness? During this retreat, we will practice creating a culture that reflects our wholeness, kindness, wisdom, and strength. Through meditation, more →

Spring Break Family Retreat

Leslie Gossett and Kate Raddock

March 22–27, 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 →
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

March 27–29, 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