Janet Solyntjes

Janet Solyntjes, MA, is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher and has been leading silent meditation retreats in the U.S. and internationally for over 25 years. She provides online study groups and individual mentoring to mindfulness teachers-in-training and has been on the faculty of Naropa University, the Center for Mindfulness, and the Engaged Mindfulness Institute.

Janet facilitates the annual donothing retreat for entrepreneurs and supports business leaders and teams in the integration of mindfulness into workplace settings.

Upcoming Programs by Janet Solyntjes

Sitting in Beauty: A Silent Mindfulness Retreat

Also Mary Linda McBride

August 10–15, 2021

What is the experience of sitting in beauty — within our own being, within the flow of communication, and within the natural world? Mindfulness invites us into the experience of now and is an essential element in the cultivation of kindness, common humanity, beauty and wisdom. We find solace in the present moment. We discover […]

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

October 1–3, 2021

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 demands of our lives, including illness, chronic pain, personal crisis, or the ongoing challenges of a “full catastrophe.” By […]