Upcoming Events

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.

How to live the life you love and love the life you live.

With Peter and Pooja Copley

September 28 - 30, 2018
The Science of Success and the Art of Getting What You Want.

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.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

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.

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

With Nayaswamis Daiva and Gangamata

October 19 - 20, 2018
A practical guide to self-healing and being a channel for blessings to others.

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.

Guided Silent Retreat Sept 2018

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

October 25 - 28, 2018
These retreats are designed to introduce you to a deep experience of inner peace.

Dreams and the Individuating Soul

With Geri (Shubatani) Grubbs, Ph.D

October 26 - 28, 2018
Book now and get $50.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Oct 18, 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 and Miriam Rodgers

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.

BEGINNING JAZZ IMPROVISATION FOR CLASSICAL PIANIST

With Donn Rochlin

November 10, 2018
If you are a classically trained pianist, or aspiring to play piano with more  freedom, and creativity, this workshop is for you. Improvisation is a spiritual practice: It asks you to have faith, to relax and receive,  to become childlike and spontaneous,  not to judge any of it. No matter…

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Nov 2018

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.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Nov/Dec 2018

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.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

December 28 - 30, 2018
Mindfulness is a modern presentation of ancient meditation techniques that are central to the Buddhist vipassana and zen traditions.

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.

New Year’s Eve Dinner and Kirtan with Shantala

With Benjy and Heather Wertheimer

December 31, 2018
Join us this New Year's Eve for dinner and kirtan with Shantala. We're having a great vegetarian dinner, complete with chai and chocolate chip cookies, a special movie after dinner and then from 9 to midnight Shantala will be leading one of their great kirtans.

New Years Retreat with Shantala!

With Benjy and Heather Wertheimer

December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019
This year we're very happy to have Shantala joining us for our 2nd annual New Years Kirtan Retreat. The spiritual power that comes with one of their Kirtan retreats is deeply moving. Don't miss this opportunity.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

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

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.

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.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – Mar 2019

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 David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

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

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).

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

April 26 - 28, 2019
Mindfulness is the most scientifically studied method of meditation, and has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety and to improve mental health and concentration.

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 David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

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.

First Timers Weekend Meditation Retreat – June 2019

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…

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

June 21 - 23, 2019
Mindfulness is the most scientifically studied method of meditation, and has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety and to improve mental health and concentration.

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

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.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

July 26 - 28, 2019
Mindfulness is the most scientifically studied method of meditation, and has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety and to improve mental health and concentration. Mindfulness is a modern presentation of ancient meditation techniques that are central to the Buddhist vipassana and zen traditions. Mindfulness meditation teaches us to be…

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

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.

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.