Gaylon Ferguson

Gaylon Ferguson, PhD,  has led mindfulness-awareness retreats for 45 years. He was Core Faculty in Religious Studies at Naropa University. The author of Natural Wakefulness (2009) and Natural Bravery (2016), he contributed the foreword to Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation and Freedom (2020). His articles and essays have appeared in Lion’s RoarTricycle, and Buddhadharma.

Upcoming Programs by Gaylon Ferguson

Natural Wakefulness: A Fall Meditation Retreat

October 17–23, 2021

Rediscover your sense of natural wakefulness in this restorative meditation retreat. Set in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado, you will deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart, while connecting with the serenity of nature. Intensive practice provides a profoundly fresh view of our life—so precious in this increasingly hectic world. Designed […]

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

November 5–7, 2021

This immersive weekend meditation workshop helps us open to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation. Through the practice of meditation, we tap into timeless wisdom and glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. With talks, experiential learning, and guided meditation instruction, you’ll experience your potential as a genuine and compassionate human being. This program […]