Janet Solyntjes

Janet Solyntjes, M.A. is a senior teacher (Shastri) in the Shambhala-Buddhist tradition and has offered mindfulness courses at Naropa University, Omega Institute, Hollyhock, Shambhala Mountain Center, and in corporate and non-profit workplaces. A practitioner of mind-body disciplines since 1977, she is a Certified MBSR Teacher and faculty member of The Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts. Janet leads MBSR courses in Colorado and offers mindfulness seminars and retreats in the U.S. and internationally. She is the co-founder of Boulder-based The Center for Courageous Living  and is a teaching faculty member of the Engaged Mindfulness Institute.

Upcoming Programs by Janet Solyntjes

Living the Full Catastrophe: A Day of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) • Denver

March 30, 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 to be effective in reducing stress, depression, and anxiety; enhancing communication and health; fostering courage in difficult situations; and […]

The donothing® Leadership Retreat

April 15–18, 2019

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 to learn and practice how meditation can benefit you as a leader and as a person. As leaders, the […]

5-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat

April 23–28, 2019

All of us have an innate capacity to experience well-being, resilience, and unconditional kindness. In order to enhance this capacity, we will directly explore the power of mind and heart in a silent and supportive atmosphere. This secular retreat will be offered in the tradition of Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as taught through the […]

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: A 7-Day, Teacher-Led, Silent Retreat

Also Jim Colosi

June 14–21, 2019

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 order to enhance that capacity, we introduce the power of mindfulness, the practice of meeting each moment with an […]

Living the Full Catastrophe: A Day of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) • Denver

July 20, 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 to be effective in reducing stress, depression, and anxiety; enhancing communication and health; fostering courage in difficult situations; and […]

Mindful Living: Teachings and Practices from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

August 9–14, 2019

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, walking, and body scan meditation practices, mindful yoga, and extended periods of silence, we will return to our lives […]

Living the Full Catastrophe: A Day of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) • Denver

September 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 to be effective in reducing stress, depression, and anxiety; enhancing communication and health; fostering courage in difficult situations; and […]