Programs

For more than 40 years, extraordinary people have gathered at Shambhala Mountain Center to partake in over 100 year-round offerings featuring Shambhala teachings, indigenous wisdom traditions, body awareness practices, contemplative arts, mindful living and other paths of personal transformation.

Taught by a remarkable array of accomplished practitioners and teachers, our programs offer something for everyone from the beginner to advanced student. We invite you to browse our many offerings and hope to see you on the land soon!

    Welcome Guests of Shambhala Mountain Center staff! Payment must be received upon registration. If you or your guest cannot pay upon registration, you must email HR to arrange payment. “Best available” typically applies to more →

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PLEASE NOTE: Getaways will not be available from June 5-June 22, 2013. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes. Create your own getaway anytime throughout the year. Customize your own stay at 25% off our more →

Getaway

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Registration Link for Fall Take-Down Volunteers
Please select any dates between arrival date of September 6th and departure date of September 15th. Thanks for volunteering! Your support and care of the Stupa means a lot to us!  

Stupa Work Week

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This page helps keeps us organized internally, yay! We need up-to-date: Dietary preference/allergies Medical allergies Emergency contact info Personal vehicle make/model/year/color and license plate - please put this info in the "comments or special needs" section more →

Core Staff 2015-16

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Create your own getaway anytime throughout the year.   Customize your own stay at 25% off our lodging rates. Use coupon code: GETAWAY-3 to receive your discount during registration. Enjoy a leisurely hike on our eight miles of wilderness trails, more →

Getaway 2015

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IMPORTANT: Review these steps before registering! 1. During registration you'll need to set "Choose Payment Option" to "Pay By Check". Note: This is strictly for bookkeeping purposes, your full payment has been processed through Living Social--so more →
Create your own getaway anytime throughout the year.   Customize your own stay at 25% off our lodging rates. Use coupon code: GETAWAY-3 to receive your discount during registration. Enjoy a leisurely hike on our eight miles of wilderness trails, more →

Getaway 2016

Open Dates
Create your own getaway anytime throughout the year.   Customize your own stay at 25% off our lodging rates. Use coupon code: GETAWAY-3 to receive your discount during registration. Enjoy a leisurely hike on our eight miles of wilderness trails, more →

Getaway 2017

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Getaway 2018

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Note: Program credit purchased with a Gift Certificate expires after two years of the issue date.

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 Shambhala Mountain Center and The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, with support from the Chogyam Trungpa Legacy Project, warmly invite you to participate in a Volunteer Work Program at the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya. Please select any more →

Stupa Work Week

Bob King, Lindy King, Joshua Mulder and John Perkins

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Welcome to Summer Set-Up 2015! Arrival days are every Sunday: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24. Please arrive by 5:00pm. Dinner is served from 6:30 - 7:30, and there will be a brief orientation every more →

Summer Set-Up 2015

Open Dates
Welcome to Summer Set Up 2016! Arrival days are every Sunday: April 24th, May 1st, May 8th, May 15th, and May 22nd. Please arrive by 5:00 p.m. to ensure a smooth check in process. There will be more →

Summer Set Up 2016

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Join us as we dismantle our summer campus and prepare the land for winter. Work hard, meditate, participate in workshops and classes, make new friends and integrate your spiritual practice into everyday life. Your schedule will more →

Fall Take Down 2015

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Register now to join us as we dismantle our summer campus and prepare the land for winter. Work outdoors, meditate, participate in workshops and classes, make new friends, and integrate your spiritual practice into everyday life. Your more →

Fall Take Down 2016

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Thank you for contacting us to reserve your travel assistance for the University of San Diego Center for Mindfulness Retreat that will be held at Shambhala Mountain Center(SMC).  If you would like travel assistance, please confirm more →
 Shambhala Mountain Center and The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya warmly invite you to participate in a Volunteer Work Program at the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya. Please select any dates between arrival date of September 2nd and more →

Stupa Work Week

Bob King, Lindy King and Joshua Mulder

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This registration page is for guests of Naropa University. If you would like to bring someone along and have them share your single room with you, please register them through our "Getaway" program.  When you select the more →

Naropa Guest Nights

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  This registration page is for Beanstalk Foundation Leaders. Through this registration page, you can register yourself for a one night stay at Shambhala Mountain Center. If you'd like to bring a guest, you may register more →
Shambhala Mountain Center and The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya warmly appreciate you participating in our Volunteer Work Program at the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya from May 26- May 28 These volunteer work gatherings are an incredible opportunity more →

Stupa Work Weekend

Bob King, Lindy King and Joshua Mulder

Open Dates
Welcome to Summer Set Up 2017! Arrival days are every Sunday. Please arrive by 5:00 p.m. to ensure a smooth check in process. There will be a brief orientation at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday evening after dinner, more →

Summer Set Up 2017

Open Dates
Welcome to Summer Set Up 2018! Arrival days are every Sunday. Please arrive by 5:00 p.m. to ensure a smooth check in process. There will be a brief orientation at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday evening after dinner, more →

Summer Set Up 2018

Open Dates
Welcome to Fall Take Down 2017! Sundays are arrival days. Please arrive by 5:00 p.m. to ensure a smooth check in process. There will be a brief orientation at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday evening after dinner, which more →

Fall Take Down 2017

Open Dates
  Shambhala Mountain Center and The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya warmly appreciate you participating in our Volunteer Work Program at the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya from September 15 to September 24, 2017. These volunteer work gatherings more →

Stupa Work Week

Bob King, Lindy King, Joshua Mulder and John Perkins

Open Dates
    Radical Dharma is an urgent call to dharma communities to wake from the habitual ways they and their members reproduce and sustain exclusion. Radical Dharma advocates a "new dharma" that deconstructs rather than amplifies more →

Living Radical Dharma

Rev. angel Kyodo williams

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For all qualified Vajrayogini practitioners! Both first-timers and repeaters are warmly encouraged to attend this powerful program. The retreat will be held in our spacious Red Feather Lodge which was recently renovated specifically for fire puja more →

Amending Fire Puja (Repeater, Partial Attendance)

Lindy King and Marybeth Keigher

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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 →
This program is being run by nuns from Larung Gar Buddhist Academy and held at Shambhala Mountain Center. In this special weekend program, which will take place inside the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya at Shambhala Mountain 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

February 2–4, 2018
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
You are warmly invited to attend the Rocky Mountain Regional Shambhala Leadership Retreat. This retreat is an opportunity for leadership of the front range to gather in practice, vision, and planning for our centers and the 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

February 4, 2018
This program is being run by Colorado School of Yoga and held at Shambhala Mountain Center. For more information, questions, and to apply for this training, please visit their website: https://www.coloradoschoolofyoga.com An educated and experienced yoga teacher is more →
The Great Nyen Platoon of Shambhala Mountain Center and the Colorado Chrysanthemum Regiment of the Dragon Region are delighted to invite you to the 2018 Dön Season Retreat.  Dön season is regarded as a time of more →

Dorje Kasung Dön Season Retreat

Dapön Will Ryken

February 8–11, 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 applying more →

Mindfulness Getaway

Stephen Vosper

February 9–11, 2018
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 →
Restricted to Shambhala tantrikas, who have attended Vajrayana Seminary or Sacred World Assembly. Scorpion Seal practitioners will have the opportunity to do those practices in separate sessions. Tuition has been set to $0 and lodging prices more →

9-Day Ashe Mahamudra Retreat

Acharya Richard John

February 23–March 4, 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
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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
This program is being run by Yuval Ron and held at Shambhala Mountain Center. For more information, please visit the artist's website: www.yuvalronmusic.com. To purchase tickets, visit https://yuvalronstupa.brownpapertickets.com/ “This stupa is to be showered with offerings and more →
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
Lodging prices for this retreat have been reduced by between 8% and 15%, depending on lodge room type, to make it easier for long-time practitioners to practice at SMC. This Chakrasamvara Intensive is geared toward the more →

Chakrasamvara Intensive

Greg Smith

March 9–17, 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
  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
Please note: The dates for this retreat have changed. (Formerly March 16 - 18) Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs offer contemplative approaches for working with the fullness more →

Retreat & Renewal

March 23–25, 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 →
Sometimes unplugging is just what you need to truly connect. During this weekend retreat you’ll put your smartphone and computer aside and tune in to the beautiful forests, streams, and abundant wildlife at Shambhala Mountain Center. more →

Meditation Unplugged

March 30–April 1, 2018
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 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

April 1, 2018
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This retreat is by invitation only. This retreat is by invitation only and will provide the ground and path to explore the principles of yün – or enriching presence. We will explore how to meet and more →

The Yün Retreat: The Great Retreat of Yang

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Wendy Friedman and Robert Reichner

April 3–13, 2018
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This retreat is by invitation only and will provide the ground and path to explore the principles of yün – or enriching presence. We will explore how to meet and dive into the experience of the more →

The Yün Retreat: Subsidized Rate Registration

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Wendy Friedman and Robert Reichner

April 3–13, 2018
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This retreat is by invitation only and will provide the ground and path to explore the principles of yün – or enriching presence. We will explore how to meet and dive into the experience of the more →

The Yün Retreat: Registration

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Wendy Friedman and Robert Reichner

April 3–13, 2018
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This retreat is by invitation only and will provide the ground and path to explore the principles of yün – or enriching presence. We will explore how to meet and dive into the experience of the more →

The Yün Retreat: Jade Patron Registration

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Wendy Friedman and Robert Reichner

April 3–13, 2018
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This retreat is by invitation only and will provide the ground and path to explore the principles of yün – or enriching presence. We will explore how to meet and dive into the experience of the more →

The Yün Retreat: Gold Patron Registration

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Wendy Friedman and Robert Reichner

April 3–13, 2018
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

April 13–15, 2018
This program is being run by Colorado School of Yoga and held at Shambhala Mountain Center. For more information, questions, and to apply for this training, please visit their website: https://www.coloradoschoolofyoga.com An educated and experienced yoga teacher more →
Have you ever felt overcome by the pressures of your work as a caregiver, or lost heart for the profession you simultaneously feel called to do? You are not alone. In the U.S., 46% of physicians more →

Empowering the Heart of Healthcare: Embodied Presence

Acharya Melissa Moore, Dr. Aaron Snyder and Leslie Booker

April 16–22, 2018
In the U.S., 46% of physicians and 33% nurses have symptoms of burnout. Embodied Presence is designed to help health care professionals increase awareness of their emotional state through proven meditative practices, train in compassion as more →

Empowering the Heart of Healthcare: Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Registration

Acharya Melissa Moore, Dr. Aaron Snyder and Leslie Booker

April 16–22, 2018
In the U.S., 46% of physicians and 33% nurses have symptoms of burnout. Embodied Presence is designed to help health care professionals increase awareness of their emotional state through proven meditative practices, train in compassion as more →

Empowering the Heart of Healthcare: Physician Registration

Acharya Melissa Moore, Dr. Aaron Snyder and Leslie Booker

April 16–22, 2018
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You’ve experienced joy and health, pain and loss. You've tested your physical limits, and have recovered from surgeries. You’ve traveled, shared insights, and cared for others. Now it’s time to attend to your body as it more →

Wisdom of the Body: Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

April 19–22, 2018
A Couples Workshop Every great wisdom tradition teaches the importance of love and compassion. But how do we practice this in our daily lives, especially in our intimate relationships? We will draw on the Buddhist teachings of more →
This program is being run by donothing™ and held at Shambhala Mountain Center. For more information, questions, and to register, please visit their website: http://www.donothingbook.com/retreat/ The donothing Leadership Retreat presents business leaders and entrepreneurs with a highly rewarding leadership 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 →
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

April 27–29, 2018
We are all creative–whether that is expressed through the arts, how we get dressed in the morning, or how we pack lunches. During this retreat, we will examine the connection between the meditative mind and the more →
Would you describe your relationship to food as challenging? Does the task of healing your relationship with food seem overwhelming? You are not alone—the journey begins with forgiveness and supportive community. Join Mindful Eating coach Marcella Friel in this warm and welcoming 5-day retreat for more →
Do you want a more inspired organization? When people are happy at work, they do better work. Through this immersive experience, discover the researched-backed practices that will allow you to cultivate personal joy at work and more →

Happier at Work: How to Lead from Purpose and Love

Gayle Van Gils and Zach Mercurio

May 2–4, 2018
Teams of 4 or more may use this page to register individually at a discounted rate. Regular price: $399 Team discount: $299 (25% off) Early bird team discount: $225 ends Feb. 16th Do you want a more →

Happier at Work Team Registration

Gayle Van Gils and Zach Mercurio

May 2–4, 2018
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer for 5 days of deep healing and life-changing self-care. Explore why suffering, depression, and disease are caused by years of hiding your true emotions, denying your life purpose, and more →
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

May 6, 2018
Rediscover Fresh Perception Uniquely blending meditation, contemplative arts, sensory awareness practices and Hatha Yoga, we will practice in a rich environment to shed habitual patterns and rediscover the world with fresh perception. Open to the Fullness more →

Touching the Moment: Indelible Presence

Acharya Dale Asrael and Cynthia Moku

May 9–13, 2018
THIS HOUSING-ONLY REGISTRATION PAGE IS FOR NAROPA STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE FOR CREDIT. Uniquely blending meditation, contemplative arts, sensory awareness practices, and Hatha yoga, we will practice in a rich environment to shed habitual patterns and more →

Touching the Moment: Indelible Presence (Housing Registration for Naropa Students)

Acharya Dale Asrael and Cynthia Moku

May 9–13, 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

May 11–13, 2018
  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 →

12th Annual Courageous Women, Fearless Living: A Retreat for Women Touched by Cancer

Jemi Steele, Ann Braden and Chasse Bailey-Dorton

May 15–20, 2018
Experience Awakening Intense emotions such as anger, jealousy and fear can either trap us in struggles or open us to the direct experience of awakening. Develop Compassion This retreat presents techniques to expose core belief structures more →

Taming the Wild Horse: Riding the Energy of Emotions

Jenny Bondurant, Cynthia Moku and Eric Thompson

May 16–20, 2018
THIS HOUSING-ONLY REGISTRATION PAGE IS FOR NAROPA STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE FOR CREDIT. Experience Awakening Intense emotions such as anger, jealousy and fear can either trap us in struggles or open us to the direct experience more →
The world is changing rapidly around us, and it's calling women to step up in unprecedented ways. This silent, self-care retreat will prepare you to answer the call by strengthening you from the inside out. Come 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

May 21–27, 2018
Our bodies hold our lives. They hold wisdom and energy for living and growing. They also hold obstacles to living and growing––anxiety, painful emotions, constricting habitual patterns. The more we are able to live deeply from more →

Trusting the Wisdom of Direct Experience: Embodied Listening®

Hope Martin and David Rome

May 25–28, 2018
Sometimes unplugging is just what you need to truly connect. During this weekend retreat you’ll put your smartphone and computer aside and tune in to the beautiful forests, streams, and abundant wildlife at Shambhala Mountain Center. more →

Meditation Unplugged

May 25–27, 2018
Discover the power of compassionate awareness by bringing mindfulness into your daily life. During this nourishing retreat, we will embrace our vulnerabilities and allow them to safely guide us into expansive ease. By practicing the art more →

Lila Yoga® Mindfulness Retreat

Erica Kaufman

May 25–28, 2018
Slow down, breathe in the mountain air, and have fun with the whole family at this one of a kind Mindful Games retreat. Separately and together, parents and kids will learn fun, brief, original, and effective more →

Mindful Games Family Retreat

Susan Kaiser Greenland and Leslie Gossett

May 31–June 3, 2018
We sleep one-third of our lifetime, an average of twenty to twenty-five years. Centuries ago, Tibetan yogis developed spiritual practices that use dream and sleep as a spiritual path. Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will teach us about more →

Dream and Sleep Yogas: Teachings from the Bön Mother Tantra

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

June 1–4, 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

June 3, 2018
Modern brain science is beginning to shed light on the underlying neuropsychological basis of deep experiences of present moment awareness, integrated wholeness of mind, and the sense of interdependent connection with nature and physical reality. Join more →

Neurodharma: A 10-Day Vipassana Retreat

Rick Hanson

June 8–17, 2018
This registration page is for scholarship recipients only. For information about the program or general registration: https://www.shambhalamountain.org/program/neurodharma-10-day-silent-vipassana-retreat/   Modern brain science is beginning to shed light on the underlying neuropsychological basis of deep experiences of present moment more →

Neurodharma Scholarship Registration

Rick Hanson

June 8–17, 2018
Building on Enlightened Society Assembly and the Sacred Path programs, Warrior Assembly is a living teaching in creating enlightened society. Warrior Assembly focuses on how to develop fearlessness in engaging as a warrior in the world.  Here, warriors more →

Warrior Assembly

June 19–30, 2018
  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please read these important details before registering: Participation: Participation in the entire Assembly is required. Payment: A deposit of 50% of the total program cost is due upon registration. The full remaining balance is more →

Warrior Assembly

June 19–30, 2018
  “People are complex,” says Stan Tatkin, clinician, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy®. “We don’t come with manuals that automate the process of getting along.” Even if we did have general more →

Wired for Love: Relationship Workshop

Stan Tatkin and Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin

June 22–24, 2018
Practice meditation to recover a sense of balance, cultivate fearlessness, sharpen your mind, and soften your heart. This 4-day retreat is a gathering for the Open Heart Project, a 20,000 member online meditation community, AND anyone more →

Open Heart Project Retreat

Susan Piver

June 27–July 1, 2018
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

June 30–July 7, 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

July 1, 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 →

3-Day Retreat & Renewal

July 5–8, 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

July 6–8, 2018
  From July 15 - 26, 2018 Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will preside over a gathering of Scorpion Seal Assemblies III, IV, V, and VII. This will create a potent mandala of practice, study, and celebration of the more →

Scorpion Seal Assemblies III, IV, V, VII Garchen

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

July 15–26, 2018
PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 20, 2018, 8 weeks prior to start date. After this date, the tuition will increase $125. Housing: If your preferred lodging type is not available please register for more →

Scorpion Seal Assembly III

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

July 15–26, 2018
PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 20, 2018, 8 weeks prior to start date. After this date, the tuition will increase $125. Housing: If your preferred lodging type is not available please register for more →

Scorpion Seal Assembly IV

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

July 15–26, 2018
PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 20, 2018, 8 weeks prior to start date. After this date, the tuition will increase $125. Housing: If your preferred lodging type is not available please register for more →

Scorpion Seal Assembly V

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

July 15–26, 2018
PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 20, 2018, 8 weeks prior to start date. After this date, the tuition will increase $125. Housing: If your preferred lodging type is not available please register for more →

Scorpion Seal Assembly VII

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

July 15–26, 2018
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 28–August 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

August 5, 2018
  We all want and need the capacity to love and be loved unconditionally. We also seek the understanding and insight to work confidently with the challenges in our modern busy lives. Tsoknyi Rinpoche teaches how more →

Rediscovering Essence Love

Tsoknyi Rinpoche

August 10–12, 2018
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 will more →

Quiet Mind, Open Heart: Stillness, Silence, and Spaciousness

Kelly Lindsey, Marissa Knox and Brooke Binstock

August 13–17, 2018
Our world seems to be increasingly influenced by speed, materialism, and aggression. Many of us feel overwhelmed and powerless, wondering how we can make a difference. Compassion in Action is an opportunity to reconnect with our more →

Compassion in Action

Sharon Salzberg, Acharya Fleet Maull and Rhonda Magee

August 15–19, 2018
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

Acharya Dale Asrael

August 24–26, 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

August 24–26, 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

September 2, 2018
Discover the remarkable world of nocturnal meditation, where a wealth of wisdom awaits you every night. Lucid dreaming and dream yoga have boundless potential for rapid psychological and spiritual growth. During this weekend we’ll explore the more →

Lucid Dream Yoga

Andrew Holecek

September 7–9, 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

September 7–9, 2018
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 Holly Gayley

September 14–16, 2018
  “People are complex,” says Stan Tatkin, clinician, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy®. “We don’t come with manuals that automate the process of getting along.” Even if we did have general more →

Wired for Love: Relationship Workshop

Stan Tatkin and Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin

September 14–16, 2018