A place of exploration and growth; a campus, a retreat center; a place where divine joy, friendship, respect and understanding thrive.
- Oct 31–Nov 2: The Power of Writing and Energy Healing Retreat
Writing to Heal + Meditation Retreat
Learn journaling and meditation techniques to improve your health and happiness!
- November 7–9: First Timers’ Weekend: Meditation and Yoga Retreat
- November 8: Monthly Kirtan
- November 10–26: Green Hill Cafe Makeover- Volunteers needed!
- November 14–16: Spiritualize Your Relationships: Weekend Retreat
- November 21–23: Meditation for Health & Well-Being November
- November 27: Vegetarian Thanksgiving Potluck
- December 5–7: First Timers’ Weekend: Meditation and Yoga Retreat
- December 12–14: Yoga Weekend Retreat: Energize Your Body, Relax Your Mind -December
- December 19–21: Meditation for Health & Well-Being December
- January 23–25: First Timers Weekend: Meditation and Yoga Retreat -January
Coming in February 2015: Awakening Arts Academy!
Join us in February and March for Awakening Arts programs with world-class, renowned spiritual artist, Dana Lynne Andersen! Programs include Painting from the Heart & Soul, Rhythms of the Universe: Awakening Through Art, Movement & Music, Realize Your Dreams, Chakra Journey, and a special heart-centered workshop on Valentine’s Day: Open Your Heart through Art!
Newly Revitalized! Building Spiritual Intentional Community
Cities of Light Residential Study Program
Our educational campus is home to a Meditation and Yoga Retreat Center, a Growing Dharma permaculture farm, and an Institute of Expressive Arts. Some members of the Cities of Light program contribute their time in service to these endeavors while others commute to nearby cities for work.
You can begin your journey in the Cities of Light Program by participating in a Personal Retreat, the Internship program or the Institute’s Gap Year Program. If interested in joining this experiment, email or call us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-746-6229.
NEW! Health and Wellbeing Program
Become a member and enjoy our health and healing services at our Radiant Health Center and Inner Awakening Writing Center while on Personal Retreat or with a day pass! Membership to the Health & Wellbeing Program is just a one-time yearly fee of $50! Enjoy massage and body work including Reiki, BodyTalk, sacred movement therapy, Shiatsu and acupuncture, and private writing sessions! For more information, visit our page, or contact (503) 746-6229 or email@example.com.
New! Expressive Arts and Healing Programs
Expressive Arts and Healing weekend retreats, internships and Gap Year Programs for all ages in art, music, holistic healing, and journaling. Delve deep, tap into the superconscious state of creativity and self-discovery through art, music and writing. Learn while living in a spiritual community based on yoga and meditation. Learn more about the Writing and Consciousness Academy, Resonant Holistic Health: The Heart of Natural Medicine, Transform Your Performance: Music Programs, Awakening Arts Academy
Call for more information: 503-746-6229
Group and Personal Retreats
Ananda Center at Laurelwood has Group Facilities for conferences, meetings, performances, retreats, and informal gatherings. We offer overnight accommodations, meeting rooms, a large auditorium, and our Green Hill Café serves three delicious vegetarian meals each day. Daily yoga classes and delicious vegetarian meals included in lodging pricing.
Experience Conscious Community
Ananda Laurelwood offers the opportunity to live in a cohousing situation with other spiritually like-minded people. In a beautiful rural setting, you’ll find our 55 acre campus, home to a growing yoga institute, developing farm, residential study programs, and retreat center. Anyone looking for new cohousing opportunities near Portland is welcome to apply.
Ongoing Internships at Ananda Laurelwood
Live in community, practice yoga, meditation and gain hands-on experience. A great fit for college students during a break, recent high school graduates or any person who is in transition or looking for new opportunities.