Upcoming Events

Labor Day Weekend 2018: Celebrating the Spirit of Creative Enterprise

Flexible Dates
Come join us as we celebrate our new Creative Enterprises during our 8th Annual Labor Day Weekend! This uplifting retreat and family fun weekend is open to all, newcomers and long-time devotees.

Working with our Chakras and Spiritual Anatomy – Part of the Raja Yoga Series

With Nayaswamis Daiva and Gangamata

August 19 - 21, 2018
Working with our own nature.

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Aug 2018

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

August 24 - 26, 2018
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study.

Chanting the Sacred Names, Singing in the Presence of Love: A Weekend Retreat

September 7 - 9, 2018
Kirtan is a celebration of spirit through the chanting of sacred names, carrying the audience into a state of heightened awareness, bliss, and devotion.

Intuition: Direct Knowledge and Understanding – Part of the Raja Yoga Series

With Nayaswamis Daiva and Gangamata

September 7 - 9, 2018
Intuition is a natural, and universally available, way of knowing things directly. However, just as with any talent, it must be developed and cultivated.......

Kirtan with Shantala

September 8, 2018
SATURDAY NIGHT KIRTAN WITH SHANTALA Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Join us at the beautiful Ananda Laurelwood retreat center Saturday Sept.8th. The kirtan starts at 7:30, doors open at 7pm.

Advanced Shamanic Healing Course

September 10 - 15, 2018
The Advanced Shamanic Healing Training is a 6-day intensive training that will expand your healing impact. You'll learn about the shamanic worldview and the nature of individual consciousness.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert

September 14 - 16, 2018
Mindfulness meditation teaches us to be unconditionally present – to clearly see ourselves, just as we are and what is happening, just as it is.

How and Why of Rudraksha Malas

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

September 14 - 16, 2018
Learn more about the history of wearing and using Rudraksha Malas as well as make a mala.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Sept 2018

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

September 21 - 23, 2018
Instruction in effective and practical meditation techniques to expand your consciousness as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Sept 2018

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

September 21 - 23, 2018
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study.

Guided Silent Retreat Sept 2018

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

September 27 - 30, 2018
These retreats are designed to introduce you to a deep experience of inner peace.

EMBODY THIS: A Movement & Mindfulness Retreat

With Sangeet Bachan Kaur

September 28 - 30, 2018
Are you ready to listen? To your body, that is. Dive into the mind-body connection through movement, meditation, and visualization practices used to transform consciousness and actions.

Introduction to the Uddhava Gita Sept 2018

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

September 28 - 30, 2018
Krishna's final teaching before leaving his body and is part of the larger teaching known as the Bhagavata Purana.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Oct 2018

With Joy Andreakis and Maitri Brown

October 5 - 7, 2018
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Awaken the Chakras

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

October 12 - 14, 2018
Through the practice of meditation and Ananda Yoga ® explore the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

Introduction to the Four Noble Truths

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

October 12 - 14, 2018
The way to freedom lies not in a scholarly study of the Buddha's teachings, but instead in practicing meditation and mindfulness.

Healing: A Practical Guide to Self-Healing – Part 9 of the Raja Yoga Series

With Nayaswamis Daiva and Gangamata

October 12 - 14, 2018
A practical guide to self-healing and being a channel for blessings to others.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert

October 19 - 21, 2018
Mindfulness meditation teaches us to be unconditionally present – to clearly see ourselves, just as we are and what is happening, just as it is.

EMBODY THIS: A Movement & Mindfulness Retreat

With Sangeet Bachan Kaur

October 19 - 21, 2018
Are you ready to listen? To your body, that is. Dive into the mind-body connection through movement, meditation, and visualization practices used to transform consciousness and actions.

Yoga as a Lifestyle – Part 10 of the Raja Yoga Series

With Nayaswamis Daiva and Gangamata

October 21 - 23, 2018
Blending spiritual aspiration, practices, activism, family life into a satisfying whole.

Dreams and the Individuating Soul

With Geri (Shubatani) Grubbs, Ph.D

October 26 - 28, 2018
Explore, through guided imagery, journaling, art, and group dream sharing, symbols that come in our dreams during major life transitions.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert

November 9 - 11, 2018
Mindfulness meditation teaches us to be unconditionally present – to clearly see ourselves, just as we are and what is happening, just as it is.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Nov 2018

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

November 16 - 18, 2018
Learn meditation in a dynamic spiritual community where every day is a joyful adventure

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Nov 2018

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

November 23 - 25, 2018
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study.

EMBODY THIS: A Movement & Mindfulness Retreat

With Sangeet Bachan Kaur

November 30 - December 2, 2018
Are you ready to listen? To your body, that is. Dive into the mind-body connection through movement, meditation, and visualization practices used to transform consciousness and actions.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Nov/Dec 2018

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

November 30 - December 2, 2018
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Guided Silent Retreat Dec 2018

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

December 6 - 9, 2018
Learn how silence can be a powerful tool to help you attain and maintain peace and happiness in the midst of your hectic daily life.

EMBODY THIS: A Movement & Mindfulness Retreat

With Sangeet Bachan Kaur

December 14 - 16, 2018
Are you ready to listen? To your body, that is. Dive into the mind-body connection through movement, meditation, and visualization practices used to transform consciousness and actions.

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Dec 2018

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

December 28 - 30, 2018
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

January 4 - 6, 2019
Mindfulness meditation teaches us to be unconditionally present – to clearly see ourselves, just as we are and what is happening, just as it is.

The Chakras: A Meditation Retreat

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

January 11 - 13, 2019
Learn an effective and practical meditation technique to become aware of the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

Introduction to the Uddhava Gita

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

January 11 - 13, 2019
Krishna's final teaching before leaving his body and is part of the larger teaching known as the Bhagavata Purana.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Jan 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

January 18 - 20, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Jan 2019

With Peter Copley and Pooja Copley

January 18 - 20, 2019
Discover your Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study.

Awakening the Chakras: A Spiritual Yoga Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

January 25 - 27, 2019
Through the practice of Ananda Yoga ® explore the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

Guided Silent Retreat Jan 2019

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

January 31 - February 3, 2019
Learn how silence can be a powerful tool to help you attain and maintain peace and happiness in the midst of your hectic daily life.

The Chakras: A Meditation Retreat

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

February 8 - 10, 2019
Learn an effective and practical meditation technique to become aware of the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Feb 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

February 15 - 17, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Awaken the Chakras

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

February 22 - 24, 2019
Through the practice of meditation and Ananda Yoga ® explore the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Mar 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

March 1 - 3, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Transformational Journey: the Evolution of Consciousness

With Dana Lynne Andersen

March 9 - 16, 2019
Discover the the Seven Realms of Being within… The Inner Path comes to life in this extraordinary Retreat! 

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

March 15 - 17, 2019
Mindfulness meditation teaches us to be unconditionally present – to clearly see ourselves, just as we are and what is happening, just as it is.

Guided Silent Retreat Mar 2019

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

March 28 - 31, 2019
Learn how silence can be a powerful tool to help you attain and maintain peace and happiness in the midst of your hectic daily life.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Apr 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

April 5 - 7, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Awaken the Chakras

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

April 12 - 14, 2019
Through the practice of meditation and Ananda Yoga ® explore the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – May 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

May 10 - 12, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

May 17 - 19, 2019
Mindfulness meditation teaches us to be unconditionally present – to clearly see ourselves, just as we are and what is happening, just as it is.

Beyond the Postures: A Spiritual Yoga Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

May 31 - June 2, 2019
Learn to feel the energetic flow and essence of each asana.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – June 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

June 7 - 9, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Qigong Workshop: Movement, Energy & Meditation – June 2019

June 15, 2019
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 the Chakras

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

June 21 - 23, 2019
Through the practice of meditation and Ananda Yoga ® explore the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

Guided Silent Retreat July 2019

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

July 11 - 14, 2019
Learn how silence can be a powerful tool to help you attain and maintain peace and happiness in the midst of your hectic daily life.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – July 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

July 19 - 21, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Awaken the Chakras

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

July 26 - 28, 2019
Through the practice of meditation and Ananda Yoga ® explore the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

Qigong Workshop: Movement, Energy & Meditation – Aug 2019

August 3, 2019
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…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Aug 2019

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

August 9 - 11, 2019
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

Raising Your Energy: A Spiritual Yoga Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

August 16 - 18, 2019
Learn to integrate pranayama into your yoga asana practice. Become undisturbed by outer experiences, and free from reactive thought patterns.

The Chakras: A Meditation Retreat

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

August 23 - 25, 2019
Learn an effective and practical meditation technique to become aware of the subtle energy body and the 7 energy centers (chakras).

Guided Silent Retreat Sept 2019

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

September 26 - 29, 2019
Learn how silence can be a powerful tool to help you attain and maintain peace and happiness in the midst of your hectic daily life.

Guided Silent Retreat Dec 2019

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

December 5 - 8, 2019
Learn how silence can be a powerful tool to help you attain and maintain peace and happiness in the midst of your hectic daily life.

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.