Retreats & Events

Teen Mindfulness

With Willow Brook, Paolo Caserta, john Combs, Kima Nelson, Kirry Nelson and Dylan Trachtman

June 8-11
$400 (Scholarships Available)

Mindfulness practice is a life skill, one that benefits people of all ages. For teens especially, this form of compassion to oneself and the world can make all the difference in an often challenging stage of life.



Annual Gathering

June 15-18
By Donation

Lama Beans, gather for an extended weekend of group practice and celebration. During this time our official Lama bodies will present on what they’ve been up to this year, with time for discussion and conversation.



Online Events

Want to experience Lama but can’t make it to the mountain? Join us for one of our regular online offerings:

Every Friday at 6:30 pm Mountain time

Join the Lama community as we reflect on the last week, connect in shared practice and light the candles of the sabbath.

Lama Tea
First Thursday of each month, 2-3:15 pm Mountain time

We welcome you to our cozy community of Japanese tea ceremony practitioners and lovers.



Visitor’s Days

With Lama Residents & Guest Facilitators​

Saturday, July 15th
Sunday, September 17th – Closing Day

Suggested $20 Donation

*Sliding scale, costs beyond base amount will be donated to teachers

Join us for a day of food, community, and shared spiritual practice. Whether you’re a seasoned Lama Bean or if you’ve never been to Lama before, this is a great way to connect with the land and community.



Sufi Sesshin

With Pir Shabda Khan, Murshida Darvesha MacDonald, and Sheikh Gayan Long

June 28 – July 2

Join us for five days of Silent Meditation alternating with Zikr and Dances of Universal Peace, integrating active practice with meditation, a deep and joyful experience.



Women Singing

With Melanie DeMore, Terry Garthwaite, Kate Munger, and Becky Reardon

August 9th-13th
Basic ($540-840*)

August 8th-13th
Extended ($675-975*)

Women Singing in Circle: Led by four celebrated singer/songwriter/teachers, this retreat is a daily immersion in the joys of singing harmony in the incomparably beautiful acoustics of Lama’s spacious adobe dome.



Yoga Meditation Retreat

With Kobusshin Mcleod and Lou McCall

June 1-4

Kobusshin calls her style of Buddhism, Zen Light, which is distinct from the rigid discipline for which Zen is often known. Although this is a silent retreat, it will not have the strict inflexibility that can take the fun out of Noble Silence. The ancients discovered the practice of hatha yoga to assist them in their meditation practice.



Spiritual Space in a Corporate Landscape

With Mira Betz, Greg Honey, Heather Hurford, and Thomas Renault

July 20-23

How do we bring spiritual presence and practice into the high-paced technology realm? How do we re-balance self with endless work? Is there a place for courageous authenticity?



Swim in the River of Blessings

With Mariam Baker & Friends

August 17-20

This is an intensive opportunity to let the “beauty we love be what we dare!” And to make it real with experiential practice as we join in our journey beyond the binary, relaxing into mystery, and manifesting beauty.