Acharya Daniel Hessey and Melanie Klein
November 27–30, 2013
Join us for an elegant Thanksgiving dinner and family-oriented holiday retreat this November. Enjoy a wide variety of weekend activities including workshops on the contemplative arts, like haiku and ikebana (Japanese flower arranging), yoga, sensory awareness, and additional guided mindfulness practices. There will also be opportunities to relax in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, as well as fun and enriching activities for children.
Give thanks and celebrate our connection to the phenomenal world and each other in the powerful setting of Shambhala Mountain Center.
There is no cost for children under 6. Please list their names and ages in the “children” field when registering.
For children 6 – 17 years old, tuition is $40 per child. Please fill out an individual registration form for each child (6-17), select pay-by-check, and call the Call Center (888-788-7221 or, locally, 303-468-9640) to adjust your payment and pay by phone.
To register for the holiday dinner only, please click here.
Acharya Daniel Hessey has been a student of Shambhala Buddhism since 1971 and has taught extensively throughout the U.S. and South America. Since 2004, he has studied the I Ching with Eva Wong, a Taoist Qigong lineage holder and translator of classical Chinese texts. Dan is also a former director of Shambhala Mountain Center.
Melanie Klein, currently the Executive Director of the Boulder Shambhala Center, was awarded Naropa University’s divinity degree last year and then ordained a Shambhala chaplain. Prior to these more recent roles, Melanie spent a quarter century with The Boeing Company, developing markets for the company’s spacecraft solar power products. She became a Shambhala student in 1996 and an authorized Shambhala teacher and meditation instructor in 2007.