Schedule

Hollow Bamboo DharmaHollow Bamboo Dharma
A 7 Day Meditation Retreat
with Will Johnson
Thursday, August 17  5:00 pm - Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:00 pm

In the practice of meditation, what we do with our body is every bit as important as what we do with our mind. The primary focus of this intensive meditation retreat will be in exploring the conditions of body that naturally catalyze the ever deepening process of meditational inquiry. As a guide to practice, we wil...

 
2-day Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop2-day Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop
with Kristy Arbon
Friday, August 25  5:00 pm - Sunday, August 27, 2017 12:00 pm

This workshop retreat covers the core skills from the 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion program developed by Chris Germer and Kristin Neff.

Self-compassion: What is It?

Self-compassion is the emotional attitude of bringing kindness to ourselves when things go wrong in our lives. Most of us eas...

 
SCT Teacher Training ProgramSCT Teacher Training Program
with John Makransky, Brooke D. Lavelle , Ana Hristic, Veta Goler
Tuesday, August 29  3:00 pm - Monday, September 4, 2017 1:00 pm

Sustainable Compassion Training (SCT) is a contemplative method designed to empower people who work in all areas of care and service. SCT is designed to help people realize a power of unconditional care from within that is deeply healing and sustaining, that makes them more fully present to self and others, and tha...

 
Sangha Practice WeekendSangha Practice Weekend
with Camille Hykes
Friday, September 8  5:30 pm - Sunday, September 10, 2017 1:00 pm

All contemplative traditions welcome! Enjoy a relaxing day-long retreat or stay for the weekend. Deepen your solo practice, participate in the Natural Dharma Fellowship Lineage Practices, explore the natural beauty of the seasons of Wonderwell and connect to opportunities for guidance from the teachers in residence.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
The Seven Factors of Enlightenment: Joy
with Camille Hykes
Sunday, September 10, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visit the refuge for a Natural Dharma Fellowship morning of meditation, contemplation, and a community potluck.

 
Write Meditation RetreatWrite Meditation Retreat
with Philip Osgood
Thursday, September 14  5:00 pm - Sunday, September 17, 2017 3:00 pm

At the Write Meditation Retreat, we dive into the creative writing process enhanced by the context of Buddhist meditation practice and explore how the qualities of mindfulness and compassion complement and facilitate the generative flow of creative writing.

 
Living with DyingLiving with Dying
with Cheryl A. Giles, Jonna Goulding, Chris Berlin, Barbara Waldorf, Jean Ashland
Friday, September 22  5:00 pm - Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:00 pm

This retreat will provide palliative and end-of-life care professionals (RN, SW, MD, chaplains, volunteers) a restorative weekend of mindful self-care practices in the beautiful mountains of New Hampshire to foster resilience in working with the dying. Emphasis will be given to developing tools for self-care through ...

 
The Art of Relating MindfullyThe Art of Relating Mindfully
Freshening up our Relationship
with Bill Morgan, PsyD, Susan Morgan, CNS
Friday, September 29  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:00 pm

We often subscribe to the myth that the right relationship will fix everything; that meeting the right person will solve most of our problems. Soon we start to take our relationships for granted and assume that they will maintain themselves. We discover that intimate relationships are not self-renewing. Like gardens,...

 
Sangha Practice WeekendSangha Practice Weekend
with Lopon Elizabeth Monson
Friday, October 6  5:30 pm - Sunday, October 8, 2017 1:00 pm

All contemplative traditions welcome! Enjoy a relaxing day-long retreat or stay for the weekend. Deepen your solo practice, participate in the Natural Dharma Fellowship Lineage Practices, explore the natural beauty of the seasons of Wonderwell and connect to opportunities for guidance from the teachers in residence.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
The Seven Factors of Enlightenment: Suppleness
with Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, October 8, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visit the refuge for a Natural Dharma Fellowship morning of meditation, contemplation, and a community potluck. This Sunday, teachings and potluck will be followed by the Natural Dharma Fellowship Annual Meeting. All are welcome!

 
Dark Goddess Yoga and Meditation Retreat for WomenDark Goddess Yoga and Meditation Retreat for Women
with Janine Grillo-Marra
Thursday, October 12  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 15, 2017 1:00 pm

Experience balance and wholeness through yin yoga and other movement practices, meditation and social silence as we explore the Sacred Feminine in all its forms. Yin yoga is a deep and passive practice while the yang style is gently flowing with a slow and therapeutic approach. Shake Your Soul® is a playful dance-...

 
Wild Body, Wild Mind Wild Body, Wild Mind
Finding the Inspiration for Meditation Practice in the Temple of the Natural World
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Tuesday, October 17  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 22, 2017 12:00 pm

In this deep meditation retreat, we will explore the intersection between formal meditation practice and engagement with the natural world as a potent means for deepening in our understanding and recognition of the natural state. By working with perception, the five senses, and phenomena we can come into harmony with...

 
Wisdom of the BodyWisdom of the Body
with Rose Taylor Goldfield, Lama Willa Miller
Thursday, October 26  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:00 pm

The yogic tradition of Buddhism teaches that the body is a sacred space, capable of waking us up physically, energetically and spiritually. In this three day meditation retreat, join Rose Taylor Goldfield, author of Training the Wisdom Body (Shambhala, 2013), and Lama Willa Miller, author of The Wakeful Body (upcomin...

 
Finding a Still Point in the Spinning WorldFinding a Still Point in the Spinning World
A Mindfulness Meditation Retreat
with Lopon Liz Monson
Friday, November 3  4:00 pm - Sunday, November 5, 2017 12:00 pm

This weekend retreat offers an opportunity for both experienced and beginning mindfulness meditators to develop and deepen their practice. We will explore the foundations of the mindfulness tradition through an experiential approach to working with body, sensations, mind, and phenomena. By engaging with the experient...

 
Sangha Practice WeekendSangha Practice Weekend
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Friday, November 10  5:30 pm - Sunday, November 12, 2017 1:00 pm

All contemplative traditions welcome! Enjoy a relaxing day-long retreat or stay for the weekend. Deepen your solo practice, participate in the Natural Dharma Fellowship Lineage Practices, explore the natural beauty of the seasons of Wonderwell and connect to opportunities for guidance from the teachers in residence.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
The Seven Factors of Enlightenment: Concentration
with Lama Willa Miller
Sunday, November 12, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visit the refuge for a Natural Dharma Fellowship morning of meditation, contemplation, and a community potluck.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
The Seven Factors of Enlightenment: Equanimity
with Bob Morrison
Sunday, December 3, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visit the refuge for a Natural Dharma Fellowship morning of meditation, contemplation, and a community potluck.

 
Finding Immediate Access to Innate Capacities of Love, Compassion, and WisdomFinding Immediate Access to Innate Capacities of Love, Compassion, and Wisdom
with Lama John Makransky, Ph.D
Friday, December 8  - Sunday, December 10, 2017 12:00 pm

In this retreat, we will connect directly to the power of love and wisdom, which penetrate limiting images of self and others by sensing them all in their deep dignity and lovability. On that basis, we will cultivate sustainable, responsive, and active compassion, which can heal, transform and liberate causes of su...

 
Natural Dharma Fellowship's Annual Winter Meditation IntensiveNatural Dharma Fellowship's Annual Winter Meditation Intensive
The Heart of Practice
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson, Lama John Makransky, Kathe McKenna, Bob Morrison, Camille Hykes, and NDF Meditation Teachers
Tuesday, January 2  - Wednesday, January 31, 2018

We are delighted to announce Wonderwell’s first ever Winter Meditation Intensive (Dathun)! There is nothing quite like beginning the new year with deep meditation practice in community, encircled by the quiet beauty of snow-covered mountains. Join us this January as we explore "The Heart of Practice," how to engage...