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

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

Also Jim Colosi

November 30–December 7, 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 order to enhance that capacity, we introduce the power of mindfulness, the practice of meeting each moment with an […]

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

February 8–10, 2019

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 […]

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 – a silent retreat. We invite you to join us to learn and practice how meditation can benefit you as a leader and a person. As leaders, […]