Meditation & Mindfulness

Our bodies hold emotions, images, patterns, and stories. When we learn to fully inhabit our bodies through mindfulness practices, we can know ourselves as complete and wakeful beings. During this retreat, we will practice sitting meditation, more →

Precious Knowing: A Meditation and Yoga Retreat for Women

Katharine Kaufman

February 1–5, 2023
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 more →
In today's speedy world, we are all in need of kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to take a deep dive into their practice. This weekend is spent in silence more →
Teacher(s) TBD. Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs offer contemplative approaches for working with the fullness of daily modern life, bringing insight and inspiration to career, family, health, more →

Retreat & Renewal

February 24–26, 2023
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 more →

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Janet Solyntjes

March 3–5, 2023
   If it's time for a fresh start, yoga and meditation provide an ideal practice combo to bring us back to beginner's mind – a sense of relaxation, effortlessness, and unconditional cheerfulness. We will alternate between more →

Fresh Start: Joining the Movement of Yoga with the Stillness of Meditation

De West and Brian Spielmann

March 10–12, 2023
Dakinis are female visionary deities in Tibetan Buddhism who are emblems of meditation and the nature of mind.  They are said to support meditators of every level to discover the heart of their practice and nurture more →

Dakini’s Warm Breath Multi-Track Weekthun

Judith Simmer-Brown, Greg Smith and Dhi Good

March 12–19, 2023
Your subtle body channels ideally operate with free flow to help revitalize and nourish your body-mind-spirit. Modern life, stress and lack of settled breath all can clog the subtle body system. Tibetan yogic breathing has caught the more →

Revitalize with Meditative Breathing

Dr. Nashalla Nyinda

March 17–19, 2023
In today's speedy world, we are all in need of kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to take a deep dive into their practice. This weekend is spent in silence more →
Tibetan hand drum
In order to heal our hearts we need to enter our personal place of exile and befriend the “demons” we have banished into the darkness; our fears, pain, anger, denial, and trauma. These are the deep forms more →

Dancing Through the Dark Door: A Practice of Compassion

Dr. Lama Alta Brown and David Soucy

March 31–April 2, 2023
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer for a life-changing weekend that will help you to understand why suffering such as anxiety, depression, addiction, illness, and relationship problems are logical cries from your body, soul, and more →
Teacher(s) TBD. Discover relaxation and wakefulness in our pristine mountain environment. Our Retreat and Renewal programs offer contemplative approaches for working with the fullness of daily modern life, bringing insight and inspiration to career, family, health, more →

Retreat & Renewal

April 7–9, 2023
Meditation is ultimately a process of accepting and befriending ourselves completely, all the way to our natural basic goodness.  In the process we will encounter not only our innate ability to truly rest and rejuvenate, but more →

The Art of Meditation: A Weeklong Retreat

Loden Nyima

April 9–16, 2023
Mindfulness and awareness training allows one to fully receive the unpredictable, extraordinary, and sometimes heartbreaking dance of life, as it appears within our own personal experience. The inclination of our heart’s longing for contentment and freedom more →

Sitting in Beauty: A 5-day Silent Meditation Retreat

Janet Solyntjes and Dawn King

April 11–16, 2023
You’ve experienced joy and health, pain and loss. You’ve tested your physical limits, and have recovered from surgeries. You’ve traveled, shared insights, and cared for others. Now it’s time to attend to your body as it more →

Wisdom of the Body: Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Katharine Kaufman

April 20–23, 2023
How do we face experiences of suffering and pain, of working with what is and maintaining an open heart, ready to embrace the present moment? Just by hearing the mantra, or name of the Medicine Buddha more →
Discover the radiance and joy inherent in living with a fierce, open heart. This weekend yoga and mindfulness retreat features a journey with bodhicitta, the practice of awakening to compassion, empathy, and love. Cole Schlam and more →

The Awakened Heart: A Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat | Extended

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

May 18–21, 2023
Discover the radiance and joy inherent in living with a fierce, open heart. This weekend yoga and mindfulness retreat features a journey with bodhicitta, the practice of awakening to compassion, empathy, and love. Cole Schlam and more →

The Awakened Heart: A Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

May 19–21, 2023
Calling all women who do too much! Whether it’s through the barrage of notifications your devices ping you with each day, personal challenges you’d (rather not) be facing, or the mounting stress of climate change, we’re more →
Join international bestselling author Blake D. Bauer for five days of deep healing and life-changing self care. Discover why suffering such as anxiety, depression, addiction, illness, and relationship problems are logical cries from your body, soul, more →
The Pema Chödrön Foundation in partnership with Drala Mountain Center is happy to offer a Retreat for Young Adults. The cost of lodging for this retreat is sponsored by the Pema Chödrön Foundation. This retreat for more →
Scholarships available! Please apply by March 15. Awards will be sent by April 3. A two-week meditation retreat offered in partnership with The Wisdom Seat, the Open Heart Project, and Drala Mountain Center Our modern life more →

Authentic Presence: Reawakening Spiritual Confidence

Michael Carroll, Susan Piver and Loden Nyima

July 1–14, 2023
Embrace a slower pace and notice how it offers a deeper connection to mind, body, and spirit. Join Cole Schlam and Heather Lindemann for a contemplative weekend yoga retreat where we will connect with maitri (loving-kindness) more →

Slowing Down: A Yoga, Self-Care, and Loving-Kindness Retreat | Extended

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

October 5–8, 2023
Embrace a slower pace and notice how it offers a deeper connection to mind, body, and spirit. Join Cole Schlam and Heather Lindemann for a contemplative weekend yoga retreat where we will connect with maitri (loving-kindness) more →

Slowing Down: A Yoga, Self-Care, and Loving-Kindness Retreat

Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam

October 6–8, 2023
Co-sponsored with the Leading with Genuine Care Retreat The Do Nothing Leadership Retreat (formerly the Leading with Genuine Care Retreat) offers business leaders, entrepreneurs, and those seeking a more mindful life with the most rewarding challenge more →