Upcoming Events

Awaken to Your True Potential: A Yogananda Retreat – August 2017

With Makara (Stephen J. Hopson)

August 4 - 6, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
SPECIAL OFFERING FOR August 2017 PARTICIPANTS:  Receive a FREE REIKI HEALING SESSION with Stephen!!  (NOTE:  Applies to full weekend registrants ONLY - i.e. those who stay overnight from Fri to Sun) Led by Makara (Stephen J. Hopson), a spiritual way-shower, bestselling author and Dolphin Ambassador, this powerful weekend retreat will offer spiritual seekers powerful tools to expand…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – August 2017

With David Seybert, Miriam Rodgers and Peter Jordan

August 18 - 20, 2017
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

Freedom from Pain: Movement, Yoga, Meditation, Nutrition

With Aumkara Newhouse

August 25 - 27, 2017
Experience an energy and healing retreat with guided visualizations and meditations, energization exercises and yoga to recharge the body, explore nutritional principles and experience the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. What is TRUE HEALTH? Health does…

Living for Conscious Elderhood and Beyond!

With Hanuman Kent Baughman, BSN

September 8 - 10, 2017
If you are between 50 and 100+ years old , are clueless as to what you are supposed to be doing at this stage of your life, have done all of the travelling  you want to do, have played enough golf for a lifetime, and are now bored to death,…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – September 2017

With Nancy Alder and Peter Jordan

September 15 - 17, 2017
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

Awaken to Your True Potential: A Yogananda Retreat – September 2017

With Makara (Stephen J. Hopson)

September 22 - 24, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
SPECIAL OFFERING FOR September 2017 PARTICIPANTS:  Receive a FREE REIKI HEALING SESSION with Stephen!!  (NOTE:  Applies to full weekend registrants ONLY - i.e. those who stay overnight from Fri to Sun) Led by Makara (Stephen J. Hopson), a spiritual way-shower, bestselling author and Dolphin Ambassador, this powerful weekend retreat will offer spiritual seekers powerful tools to expand…

Qigong Retreat: Movement, Energy & Meditation – Sept. 2017

With David Seybert

September 22 - 24, 2017
This weekend retreat will explore the ancient Chinese healing art of Qigong (chi kung). “Qi” (or “chi”) means “life energy” and “gong” (or “kung”) means “skill gained through practice”. The simple, accessible movements of qigong use posture, breath and mental focus to help us feel, develop, direct and balance the flow…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Sept 2017

With Peter and Pooja Copley

September 22 - 24, 2017
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study. In the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna (the Divine) is teaching and caring for his devotee Arjuna and giving him darshan (personal appearance). He removes all veils of delusion by explaining different paths of God realization. The love from God and reassurance of…

Freedom from Pain: Movement, Yoga, Meditation, Nutrition

With Aumkara Newhouse

September 29 - October 1, 2017
Experience an energy and healing retreat with guided visualizations and meditations, energization exercises and yoga to recharge the body, explore nutritional principles and experience the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. What is TRUE HEALTH? Health does…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – October 2017

With Jacob MacLeod and Peter Jordan

October 13 - 15, 2017
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

Awaken to Your True Potential: A Yogananda Retreat – October 2017

With Makara (Stephen J. Hopson)

October 20 - 22, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
SPECIAL OFFERING FOR October 2017 PARTICIPANTS:  Receive a FREE REIKI HEALING SESSION with Stephen!!  (NOTE:  Applies to full weekend registrants ONLY - i.e. those who stay overnight from Fri to Sun) Led by Makara (Stephen J. Hopson), a spiritual way-shower, bestselling author and Dolphin Ambassador, this powerful weekend retreat will offer spiritual seekers powerful tools to expand…

Qigong Retreat: Movement, Energy & Meditation – October 2017

With David Seybert

October 20 - 22, 2017
This weekend retreat will explore the ancient Chinese healing art of Qigong (chi kung). “Qi” (or “chi”) means “life energy” and “gong” (or “kung”) means “skill gained through practice”. The simple, accessible movements of qigong use posture, breath and mental focus to help us feel, develop, direct and balance the flow…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – November 2017

With David Seybert, Miriam Rodgers and Peter Jordan

November 10 - 12, 2017
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Nov 2017

With Peter and Pooja Copley

November 24 - 26, 2017
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study. In the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna (the Divine) is teaching and caring for his devotee Arjuna and giving him darshan (personal appearance). He removes all veils of delusion by explaining different paths of God realization. The love from God and reassurance of…

Freedom from Pain: Movement, Yoga, Meditation, Nutrition

With Aumkara Newhouse

December 1 - 3, 2017
Experience an energy and healing retreat with guided visualizations and meditations, energization exercises and yoga to recharge the body, explore nutritional principles and experience the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. What is TRUE HEALTH? Health does…

Qigong Workshop: Movement, Energy & Meditation – December 2017

December 2, 2017
This one-day workshop will explore the ancient Chinese healing art of Qigong (chi kung). “Qi” (or “chi”) means “life energy” and “gong” (or “kung”) means “skill gained through practice”. The simple, accessible movements of qigong use posture, breath and mental focus to help us feel, develop, direct and balance the flow…

Awaken to Your True Potential: A Yogananda Retreat – December 2017

With Makara (Stephen J. Hopson)

December 8 - 10, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
SPECIAL OFFERING FOR December 2017 PARTICIPANTS:  Receive a FREE REIKI HEALING SESSION with Stephen!!  (NOTE:  Applies to full weekend registrants ONLY - i.e. those who stay overnight from Fri to Sun) Led by Makara (Stephen J. Hopson), a spiritual way-shower, bestselling author and Dolphin Ambassador, this powerful weekend retreat will offer spiritual seekers powerful tools to expand…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – December 2017

With Nancy Alder and Peter Jordan

December 8 - 10, 2017
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: January 2018

With Peter and Pooja Copley

January 12 - 14, 2018
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study. In the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna (the Divine) is teaching and caring for his devotee Arjuna and giving him darshan (personal appearance). He removes all veils of delusion by explaining different paths of God realization. The love from God and reassurance of…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – January 2018

With Jacob MacLeod and Peter Jordan

January 12 - 14, 2018
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – February 2018

With David Seybert, Miriam Rodgers and Peter Jordan

February 16 - 18, 2018
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: March 2018

With Peter and Pooja Copley

March 16 - 18, 2018
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study. In the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna (the Divine) is teaching and caring for his devotee Arjuna and giving him darshan (personal appearance). He removes all veils of delusion by explaining different paths of God realization. The love from God and reassurance of…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – March 2018

With Nancy Alder and Peter Jordan

March 16 - 18, 2018
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – April 2018

With Jacob MacLeod and Peter Jordan

April 13 - 15, 2018
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: May 2018

With Peter and Pooja Copley

May 11 - 13, 2018
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study. In the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna (the Divine) is teaching and caring for his devotee Arjuna and giving him darshan (personal appearance). He removes all veils of delusion by explaining different paths of God realization. The love from God and reassurance of…

First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – May 2018

With David Seybert, Miriam Rodgers and Peter Jordan

May 11 - 13, 2018
Yoga, Meditation and Community Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of…

About Us

Ananda Laurelwood retreatsOur retreat center is located southwest of Portland in a beautiful pastoral valley. There are numerous places to walk and connect with nature throughout our gardens, orchards, and grounds. Our guest rooms are simple, decorated to create an uplifting space to rejuvenate. Each room has its own sink with bathrooms just down the hall. Three delicious vegetarian meals served each day are included as part of your stay. Your retreat includes morning and afternoon yoga and meditation.


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