On Land Retreats

Family Camp 2025 Interest Form

Kelly Lindsey and Rachel Steele

Open Dates

   

Refreshing the Samaya: Practice of Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini in the Stupa

Greg Smith

Open Dates

Join us for practice of Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini in the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, with added contemplations on the teachings of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Instructions on the practice of the Sadhanas will be provided for those who need it.   Prerequisites and Practice Tracks: Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini tracks require having completed Chakrasamvara or […]

Mindfulness Retreat for Educators

Andra Brill and Lisa Vratny-Smith

June 17–20, 2024

Join us for an end of school year retreat to help you replenish and rejuvenate.  We have designed the experience to nurture you and cultivate skills you can take back to your daily life.  We invite you to take this time to explore your capacity for attention, emotional balance and compassion in and out of […]

Coming Home: A Retreat for Young Adults 18 – 30s

Loden Nyima

June 19–30, 2024

The Pema Chödrön Foundation, in partnership with Drala Mountain Center, is happy to offer a Retreat for Young Adults. The Pema Chödrön Foundation covers the cost of lodging for this retreat. You pay only for tuition. This retreat for young adults is designed to give participants an experience of contemplative life. Our true nature is […]

Coming Home: A Retreat for Young Adults 18 – 30s

Loden Nyima

June 19–30, 2024

Offered in partnership by the Pema Chödrön Foundation and Drala Mountain Center. The cost of lodging for this retreat is sponsored by the Pema Chödrön Foundation. Our true nature is sacred, and shared with everyone and everything in our environment.  Connecting with this is how we come home.  In this retreat we’ll do so through […]

Learn Meditation as a Spiritual Practice

Susan Piver and Michael Carroll

June 20–23, 2024

Live an Awakened Life In recent years, meditation has become known for its many desirable and scientifically validated outcomes. It can reduce stress and improve sleep. It repairs our immune system and helps us regulate our emotions. When combined with other therapies, it prevents relapse into depression and significantly reduces anxiety. And meditation has been […]

Heart of the Brush

Kazuaki Tanahashi

June 22–25, 2024

Become a brush and, step by step, we will find ways to foster joy and serene excitement, both in our art and in everyday life. Experiment with artistic interpretation and spontaneous improvisation using a variety of papers and brushes. During this contemplative retreat, we will explore the 1,700-year-old wisdom of East Asian calligraphy and engage […]

Authentic Presence and the Feminine Principle

Susan Piver, Michael Carroll, Maho Kawachi and Michele Sapanaro

June 26–July 6, 2024

A 10-Day Heart Sutra Meditation Retreat TUITION IS FREE FOR THIS PROGRAM. YOU PAY ONLY FOR LODGING AT DMC.   Offered in partnership with The Wisdom Seat and the Open Heart Project. The Heart Sutra – the most pith of the Prajnaparamita Sutras – is a central text throughout all of Buddhism. It is widely […]

Quiet Mind, Open Heart: Healing with the Elements

Brooke Binstock, Marissa Knox and Kelly Lindsey

June 29–July 5, 2024

Come home to yourself. Say YES to a spacious retreat designed to nurture your body, heart, and mind. This retreat will offer opportunities to be nourished by the healing energies of nature and the elements. The daily schedule will include guided meditation, yoga, bodywork, and time in nature, while being held in community. Throughout the […]

Family Camp: Connecting with our Families and the Earth

Kelly Lindsey, Rachel Steele, Tessa Ladendorf and Judith Simmer-Brown and Richard Brown

July 7–14, 2024

Registration Opens Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 12pm MT.    Nurture family connections while rejuvenating your spirit in the beautiful terrain of Drala 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, yoga, and participate in Parenting as Path […]

Registration Page: Family Camp: Connecting with our Families and the Earth

Kelly Lindsey, Rachel Steele, Tessa Ladendorf and Judith Simmer-Brown and Richard Brown

July 7–14, 2024

This program and the waitlist are full. 2025 Interest Form: https://www.dralamountain.org/program/fc725-family-camp-2025-interest-form/ Nurture family connections while rejuvenating your spirit in the beautiful terrain of Drala 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, yoga, and participate in Parenting as […]

Entering the Vajra World: A Three-Yana Retreat

Adrienne Chang, Gaylon Ferguson, June Crow, Andy Karr and Larry Mermelstein

July 19–August 18, 2024

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2024 Three-Yana Retreat: Entering the Vajra World. We are so happy you are interested, and hope to hear from you when we offer future retreats. Please visit our web site https://www.3yanas.org/ and sign up for our mailing list to be notified of future developments. Hosted by the Three Yanas […]

Deep Healing & Lasting Self-Love: A 5-Day Unconditional Self-Love, Qi Gong & Meditation Retreat

Blake D. Bauer

July 20–25, 2024

Join international bestselling author and wisdom teacher Blake D. Bauer in the Colorado mountains for five days of deep healing and practical life-changing self care. Discover why anxiety, depression, chronic self-doubt, addiction, illness, and relationship problems are logical cries from your body, soul, and subconscious mind asking you to build a healthier relationship to yourself now; to […]

Soundembodiment: Tibetan Bowl & Gong Sound Meditation Evening Retreat

Jonathan De Leon

July 27, 2024

Registration is from 3:30-4:15 pm. The main program will begin promptly at 4:30pm and end at 6:00pm. Dinner from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Join us for a transformative Evening Retreat at Drala Mountain Center, where the ancient vibrations of Tibetan singing bowls and gongs will guide you on a journey of Soundembodiment. Since 2010, Jonathan De Leon has […]

Women’s Summer Meditation and Yoga Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

July 31–August 4, 2024

Our bodies hold emotions, images, patterns, and stories. When we inhabit our bodies through mindfulness practices, we come to know ourselves as complete and wakeful beings. During this rejuvenating program, we will play with the four postures of meditation, practice nourishing yoga, and retreat in the forests, fields, and groves of Drala Mountain Center. Through […]

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

Janet Solyntjes

August 15–18, 2024

Inspired by the teachings of Jon Kabat-Zinn, this 3-day retreat offers both an introduction and a deepening experience of mindfulness for being more fully present in our lives. Various tools for engaging our lives’ demands and supporting inquiry into fundamental health and wholeness will be drawn from MBSR — the most universal expression of mindfulness. […]

Deep Self Love: A Weekend for Being & Healing through Unconditional Presence, Self-Love, Qi Gong & Meditation

Blake D. Bauer

August 23–25, 2024

Join international bestselling author and wisdom teacher Blake D. Bauer in the Colorado mountains for a weekend of deep healing, meditation practice, and life-changing self-care. Discover why anxiety, overwhelm, depression, chronic self-doubt, addiction, illness, and relationship problems are logical cries from your body, soul, and subconscious mind asking you to build a healthier relationship to yourself […]

Learn to Meditate: An Introduction and Retreat for Everyone

Loden Nyima

August 30–September 1, 2024

Learn to meditate with Buddhist monk Loden Nyima! Why Learn to Meditate? Meditation is a simple, natural, healthy activity that absolutely anyone can do. You do not need to be interested in a religious path in order to learn and benefit from meditation. Meditation has survived for thousands of years because it works. Your own peace […]

RENTAL – Inner Peace Yoga Therapy

September 12–21, 2024

Runners: Reconnect with Your Inner Health & Wellbeing

Lara Johnson and Michael Sandrock

September 13–16, 2024

Why Meditation and Yoga for Runners? You are a runner — congratulations! — one of the many who have discovered the joy of moving your body. A consistent running, walking and/or hiking schedule takes a chunk of your time each week, and you might ask (as so many of us have), “I already am working […]

RENTAL – Karuna Basic Training #2

September 14–20, 2024

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive

Michelle Becker, LMFT and Dr. Steven Hickman

September 15–20, 2024

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate themselves with kindness rather than criticism, meet difficult emotions with greater ease, transform […]

Do Nothing: Learning to Live Your Life with Genuine Care

Janet Solyntjes and [DN924] Do Nothing: Learning to Live Your Life with Genuine Care

September 22–26, 2024

Co-sponsored with the Do Nothing Retreat The Do Nothing Leadership Retreat offers business leaders, entrepreneurs, and those seeking a more mindful life the most rewarding challenge they may ever take — a leadership-focused mindfulness and meditation retreat. Discover why meditation and mindfulness practices can positively impact your life. After slowing down, unplugging, and looking within, […]

The Body-Mind-Organ Connection with Master Zhen Hua Yang

Master Zhen Hua Yang

September 26–October 3, 2024

This 8-day course is led by Master Zhen Hua Yang, the founder of the Calligraphy Health system and the guardian of his family’s 400-year lineage in ancient martial, internal, and self-healing Chinese arts. In this course, you will learn how to reconnect with yourself by rebuilding trust and communication between your body, mind, and your […]

Which Way Is Up? Finding Heart in the Hardest of Times

Susan Chapman and Elesa Commerse

September 27–29, 2024

In this weekend retreat, we will explore how the power of an awakened heart can transform the crises in our lives into a path of warriorship. It is based on Susan’s book, Which Way Is Up? (to be published in June, 2024), which uses the journey through cancer treatment as an example of navigating a bardo, or gap, in everyday […]

Grounding Within: A Yoga Retreat to Rest and Renew | Extended

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

October 3–6, 2024

Take time from your everyday life and embrace slowing down. Join Cole Schlam and Heather Lindemann for a grounding weekend yoga retreat immersed in the art of “doing less.” We will enjoy daily slow and nourishing yoga classes (slow flow, yin, and restorative), journaling, meditation, and other self-care practices. At the heart of this retreat […]

Grounding Within: A Yoga Retreat to Rest and Renew

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

October 4–6, 2024

Take time from your everyday life and embrace slowing down. Join Cole Schlam and Heather Lindemann for a grounding weekend yoga retreat immersed in the art of “doing less.” We will enjoy daily slow and nourishing yoga classes (slow flow, yin, and restorative), journaling, meditation, and other self-care practices. At the heart of this retreat […]

RENTAL Profound Treasury Retreat

October 4–13, 2024

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Loden Nyima

October 11–13, 2024

In today’s speedy world, we all need kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to dive deeply into their practice. This weekend is spent in silence to offer ourselves space to settle on the sacred land of Drala Mountain Center with an experienced instructor. This way, we practice befriending ourselves […]

RENTAL – Yoga Medicine

October 13–20, 2024

The Heart of Mindfulness: A Silent Meditation Retreat

Janet Solyntjes and Gaylon Ferguson

December 6–13, 2024

The Heart of Mindfulness Retreat is a 7-day silent meditation retreat emphasizing mindfulness’s deep understanding and practice in its most universal expression while respecting and acknowledging its contemplative and spiritual roots. The retreat is open to all experienced meditators who are looking for an enriching silent retreat experience. It suits mindfulness teachers or aspiring teachers […]