Upcoming Events

Soul Wisdom Intuitive Painting WORKSHOP

With Dana Lynne Andersen

April 1 - 2, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
Your soul has messages waiting for you… Learn how to perceive the wisdom of your soul revealed through your own creative expression. First you will be guided in an intuitive painting method that allows you to create with freedom and authenticity.  You will learn how to easily enter a peak…

Soul Wisdom Intuitive Painting RETREAT

With Dana Lynne Andersen

April 3 - 7, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
Your soul has messages waiting for you… Learn how to live ‘An Intuitive Life’;  to live with inner freedom and clarity of purpose, to follow the wisdom of Spirit, to trust your own Soul Knowing and to express your own authentic Being. In an Intuitive Flow Painting Process, the wisdom…

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

With Stephen J. Hopson

April 7 - 9, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
Inner Awakening Retreat SPECIAL OFFERING FOR April 2017 PARTICIPANTS:  Receive a FREE healing session with Stephen!!  (NOTE:  Full weekend registrants only – those who stay overnight from Fri to Sun) Led by Stephen J. Hopson, a spiritual teacher, bestselling author and Awakening Specialist, this weekend retreat will offer spiritual seekers powerful tools to expand…

Meditation and Yogoda for Healing

With Aumkara Newhouse

April 14 - 16, 2017
What is TRUE HEALTH? Health does not mean mere existence. Keeping out of the hospital is not health. To be able to resist disease, to bear strain, to stimulate mental vitality, and to feel the body as a luxury—as a bird feels when shooting through the air, and as a…

Art, Rebirth & Transformation Workshop

With Dana Lynne Andersen

April 15, 2017
Ananda Laurelwood
An Inner Journey of Creativity, Self Discovery and Transformation As spring blossoms burst forth from barren branches, our souls rejoice in the miracle of rebirth. Join the current of transformation! Let go of what is old and dead, open to what is new and alive. At Easter we honor the…

JOURNEY of the SOUL RETREAT: Spirit Vision, Soul Collage & Dreamwork

With Dana Lynne Andersen

April 21 - 23, 2017
A SOUL STIRRING journey into the realms of dreams & symbols, images & archetypes… Discover the messages of your soul though collage, guided visioning journeys and dreamwork. We will create SPIRIT INSPIRED Collage The Collage process opens the channel of communication between YOU and your SOUL.  Our spontaneous imagery bypasses…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – April 2017

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

April 28 - 30, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

Journaling and Meditation to Awaken Your Potential

With Meera Grace Hoon

May 5 - 7, 2017
In this weekend intensive, you will learn to awaken your highest potential with journaling and meditation. Whether you’re a new or experienced journaler, this workshop is designed to help you unblock what might be keeping you from realizing your most authentic happiness and most expansive success by utilizing unique journaling…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat

With Peter and Pooja Copley

May 5 - 7, 2017
Discover you Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study. In the Bhagavad Gita Sri Krishna (the divine) is teaching and caring for his devotee Anjun giving him darsan (personal appearance). He removes all veils of delusion by explaining different paths of God realization. The love from God and reassurance of the…

Healing Journey: An Inner Journey of Self Discovery and Transformation

With Dana Lynne Andersen

May 5 - 13, 2017
Book now and get $203.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Mar 31, 2017.
A skillfully and lovingly facilitated journey into the depths of your heart and the heights of your Soul. The creative process is intrinsically healing, and as we follow the messages of Spirit we are led home. All the modalities of the arts …painting, poetry, clay, collage, music,  movement, dance &…

Meditation and Yogoda for Healing

With Aumkara Newhouse

May 12 - 14, 2017
What is TRUE HEALTH? Health does not mean mere existence. Keeping out of the hospital is not health. To be able to resist disease, to bear strain, to stimulate mental vitality, and to feel the body as a luxury—as a bird feels when shooting through the air, and as a…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – May 2017

With Jacob MacLeod

May 12 - 14, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – June 2017

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

June 16 - 18, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: July 2017

With Peter and Pooja Copley

July 7 - 9, 2017
Discover you Divine birthright through Bhagavad Gita study. In the Bhagavad Gita Sri Krishna (the divine) is teaching and caring for his devotee Anjun giving him darsan (personal appearance). He removes all veils of delusion by explaining different paths of God realization. The love from God and reassurance of the…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – July 2017

With Jacob MacLeod

July 14 - 16, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – August 2017

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

August 18 - 20, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – September 2017

With Jacob MacLeod

September 15 - 17, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Sept 2017

With Peter and Pooja Copley

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

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – October 2017

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

October 13 - 15, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – November 2017

With Jacob MacLeod

November 10 - 12, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

Bhagavad Gita Study and Meditation Retreat: Nov 2017

With Peter and Pooja Copley

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

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – December 2017

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

December 8 - 10, 2017
Beginners Meditation Retreat 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 everything Ananda…

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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