Retreats


Ananda Internal Events

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  This page should only be used for internal Ananda events where specific arrangements have been made for Ananda Laurelwood to provide rooms, either at a deep discount or for no charge.  The event organizer will provide you with the appropriate discount/promotion code to use when registering. Private rooms are not…

Application Fee

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Before paying the application fee below, you should obtain a copy of the Cities of Light Intern program application and submit the completed application for approval.    When your application is received, you will be directed to this page to pay your application fee, which is used to run a…

Cities of Light Residential Program

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Use this page to make online debit or credit card payments for your Cities of Light Residential Program fee. This can be your normal monthly fee, an installment payment or a pro-rated amount for a period of less than one month.

Labor Day Weekend 2018: Celebrating the Spirit of Creative Enterprise

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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.

Individual Retreats – Package Builder test

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Create your own sanctuary with an individual retreat. It's a wonderful way to relax into personal quiet time, revitalize your body with yoga, nourishing food and healing arts and renew your spiritual life through meditation.

Karma Yoga Internship Registration

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$50.00 – Cleaning deposit - $300.00 – 2 week Karma Yoga Internship (shared room) $500.00 – 2 week Karma Yoga Internship (private room) $700.00 – 2 week Karma Yoga Internship (pet-friendly rooom) - $500.00 – 4 week Karma Yoga Internship (shared room) $800.00 – 4 week Karma Yoga Internship (private…

Individual Retreats

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Create your own sanctuary with a self-nourishing retreat at The Center at Ananda Laurelwood. Nestled in the lush, Oregon countryside on 255 acres of rolling hills, our peaceful, uplifting valley makes it easy to rediscover your own center.

Seclusion Retreats

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Ananda devotees and community residents may rent our lovely "Contentment" apartment to get away from the demands of their daily life and dive deep into their spiritual practices.  Contentment has two bedrooms, one with a full size bed and the other with a queen bed.  There is one bathroom with…

Devotion Room

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Extended Stay

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Searching for economical, wholesome extended-stay or corporate long-stay lodging?  Book one of our Extended Stay rooms for 30 days or more and receive a deep discount over our normal nightly rate.  We'll even feed you 3 delicious, home-cooked vegetarian meals daily, with vegan and gluten-free options available at every meal.…

Healthy Living Membership

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  Annual membership fee to participate in Ananda Laurelwood's many programs, etc.

Cities of Light Trial Stay

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This page allows registration for prospective Cities of Light program participants to stay on a trial basis

Next Wave Convocation – Special lodging package!

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Use this page to register for the special, deeply discounted lodging and meal package for the Next Wave Convocation at The Center at Ananda Laurelwood. The package price is $200/person for up to 10 days of camping  or $300/person for up to 10 days in a shared dorm room.  The…

YogaFest Lodging at Ananda Laurelwood

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You can register for all your lodging and meals in Ananda Laurelwood's Retreat Center during your stay for the YogaFest. Click on Register Now and choose your room preference from the many options offered. We look forward to having you here with us during this very special event.

EVOLVE: A CLIMATE CHANGE & CONSCIOUSNESS Pre-Conference Event

With Dr. Stephanie Mines and Dana Lynne Andersen

Flexible Dates
Gain access to your deepest and most essential nature and learn how to support others to do the same. The Tara Approach methods include understanding the language of the Five Elements in their human idiom. The formula for thriving in a climate changing world always includes the expressive arts. Join…

Next Wave Convocation – Daily Lodging

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If you are attending the Next Wave Convocation for less than 10 days, paying by the day may be less expensive than paying the package price, which is based on a stay of 10 days or more. Use this page to register if you wish to pay for your lodging and…

Meals at Laurelwood

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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 Oct 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.

The Small Communities Solution Weekend- How Ananda Laurelwood is Building the Future

October 26 - 28, 2018
Explore with us the roots, development and future vision of Ananda Center at Laurelwood in this weekend retreat, and see how you can further this vision of the Small Communities Solution to today’s troubles.

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.

BEGINNING IMPROVISATION FOR ALL PIANISTS

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

First Timers Retreat Nov 2018: Saturday

November 17, 2018
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Raising Your Energy: A Spiritual Yoga Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

November 23 - 25, 2018
Learn to integrate pranayama into your yoga asana practice. Become undisturbed by outer experiences, and free from reactive thought patterns.

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.

Raising Your Energy Spiritual Yoga: Nov 2018 (Saturday)

November 24, 2018
You can register to come to Raising Your Energy:  A Spiritual Yoga Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Bhagavad Gita: Nov 2018 (Saturday)

November 24, 2018
You can register to come to The Bhagavad Gita Study program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

First Timers Retreat Dec 2018: Saturday

December 1, 2018
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

Bhagavad Gita: Dec 2018 (Saturday)

December 29, 2018
You can register to come to The Bhagavad Gita Study program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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 vegetarian dinner, 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 annual New Years Kirtan Retreat. The spiritual power that comes with one of their Kirtan retreats is deeply moving. Don't miss this opportunity.

Test Program for Package Builder

Flexible Dates
This is a test program for pricing meals separate from lodging and tuition.  The tuition for the program is set to $0, and the room rates are our current rate, not the new rates to be implemented as of 10/1/2017. The daily meal cost is set at $35.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With 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.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: Saturday Only

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

January 5, 2019
You can register to come to The Mindfulness Meditation Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

Introduction to the Uddhava Gita: Jan 2019 (Saturday)

January 12, 2019
You can register to come to the Introduction to the Uddhava Gita program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

First Timers Retreat Jan 2019: Saturday

January 19, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Bhagavad Gita: Jan 2019 (Saturday)

January 19, 2019
You can register to come to The Bhagavad Gita Study program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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).

Awakening the Chakras: Jan 2019 (Saturday)

January 26, 2019
You can register to come to the Awakening the Chakras program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Beyond the Postures: Jan 2019 – Saturday

January 26, 2019
You can register to come to Beyond the Postures Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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 Retreat Feb 2019: Saturday

February 16, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

First Timers Retreat Mar 2019: Saturday

March 2, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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

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.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: Saturday Only

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

March 16, 2019
You can register to come to The Mindfulness Meditation Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Raising Your Energy: A Spiritual Yoga Retreat

With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers

March 22 - 24, 2019
Learn to integrate pranayama into your yoga asana practice. Become undisturbed by outer experiences, and free from reactive thought patterns.

Raising Your Energy Spiritual Yoga: Mar 2019 (Saturday)

March 23, 2019
You can register to come to Raising Your Energy:  A Spiritual Yoga Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

First Timers Retreat Apr 2019: Saturday

April 6, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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).

Awakening the Chakras: April 2019 (Saturday)

April 13, 2019
You can register to come to the Awakening the Chakras program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Beyond the Postures: Apr 2019 – Saturday

April 20, 2019
You can register to come to Beyond the Postures Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert

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.

The Chakras: A Meditation Retreat: Apr 2019 – Saturday

April 27, 2019
You can register to come to The Chakras: A Meditation Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

Outside Group Retreat Reservation Deposit

May 10 - 12, 2019
Ananda Center at Laurelwood
This is a private page, to be used to collect credit card payments for reservation deposits for outside group retreats at Ananda Center at Laurelwood.

First Timers Retreat May 2019: Saturday

May 11, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With 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.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: Saturday Only

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

May 18, 2019
You can register to come to The Mindfulness Meditation Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

First Timers Retreat June 2019: Saturday

June 8, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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

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.

Awaken the Chakras: (Saturday)

June 22, 2019
You can register to come to the Awakening the Chakras program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

First Timers Retreat July 2019: Saturday

July 20, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With David Seybert

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…

Awakening the Chakras: July 2019 (Saturday)

July 27, 2019
You can register to come to the Awakening the Chakras program for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.

First Timers Retreat Aug 2019: Saturday

August 10, 2019
You can register to come to The First Timers Retreat for Saturday only. Please select the vegetarian meals that you'd like to have in our Green Hill Cafe.

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.