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ALL PROGRAMS

 

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Online: Sunday Meditation and Study Group

Open Dates
Online
These Sunday morning programs begin with a discussion of a Tibetan Buddhist text, followed by sitting meditation and compassion practice, which help participants nurture their inner strength and grow spiritually. This free program is open to the public and suitable for all; you may join for one or both sessions.
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Personal Retreat Package

Flexible Dates
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Turn off your phone. Log off the internet. And join us for a restorative retreat—a time to relax, refresh, and deepen your practice.
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Personal Retreat

Flexible Dates
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Turn off your phone. Log off the internet. And join us for a restorative retreat—a time to relax, refresh, and deepen your practice.
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Tuesday Night Group Meditation

Package Dates
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Milarepa Hall is open for group meditation from 7:00-8:00 PM every Tuesday, with monthly Q&A sessions. Free and open to all.

Full Moon Meditation

Package Dates
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Milarepa Hall is open for group meditation from 7:00-8:00 PM on the full moon and 7:00-8:00 AM the following morning. Free and open to all.

Cooking with Chef Josh

With Joshua Gefroh

March 8 - 10, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Learn to make the same delicious, nourishing food you enjoy while on retreat at the Center—then go home with the recipes and some meals-to-go. Hands on cooking, plus demonstrations, and discussion.

Yoga Retreat for Women: Calm in the Whirlwind, Spring 2024

With Ingrid A. Marcroft

March 22 - 24, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
The way life works for us or against us depends on our own energy. This weekend, we will change our energy for the better, individually and as a community, though yoga, meditation, journaling, conversation and contemplation.

The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom

With Lara Braitstein

March 29 - 31, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Condensed, complex, and profound, the Heart Sutra's capacity to illuminate the profound doctrine of emptiness is unparalleled. Join us for a weekend of exploring some of the many uses and interpretations of this short, brilliant text.

Discovering Your Inner Resilience: A Buddhist Perspective

With John Henderson

April 5 - 7, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Learn how to work with your most challenging emotions—grief, loss, anxiety—so that you can stop being overhwhelmed and learn instead to face into difficulties from a place of resilience, inner calm, and strength.

Journey Within: A Long Weekend of Silent Meditation

With Anne Sussman and Jenny Hoffman

April 11 - 14, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Throughout this weekend, as you practice “Noble Silence,” Anne guides you through a variety of meditation practices and a daily deep restorative yoga class,

Awakening the Inner Healer

With Tedi Zeng

April 19 - 21, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
The answer to health and longevity is within you. During this restorative weekend, you will gain tools from Eastern medicine—including qigong, taichi, yoga, acupressure, and somatics—to better connect with your body, mind, and soul.
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Spring Detox: Unplugged Meditation and Movement Retreat

With Anna Winkler, Bob Blanton, Madalina Blanton, Carol Schoffmann and Gary Wheaton

April 26 - 28, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Mar 11, 2024.
Disconnect from your devices and reconnect with nature, the present moment, and your inner being as you explore a wide range of meditative practices—including shamata, yoga, walking meditation, guided compassion meditation, personal outdoor meditation, reiki, qi gong, and singing bowls.

Loving Kindness at the Heart of Liberation: An End of Passover Retreat

With Roberta Wall and Reb Karen Levine

April 28 - 30, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
The end of Passover is an especially rich time for spiritual deepening. Explore teachings, discussion, music, and movement drawn collectively from Jewish, Buddhist and Nonviolent Communication practices, with special attention on loving kindness as the quality that permeates the Passover week.

A Spring Retreat: Reconnecting

With Matt Dreyfus

May 3 - 5, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
This weekend of Iyengar Yoga is an opportunity to reconnect with yourself and with nature, to approach your practice and your life in a positive, engaged way. With a particular emphasis on breath, we’ll study integration through asana and pranayama, becoming more refined in how we apply effort toward our aims.

Strengthening Self-Kindness Mindfulness Retreat

With Jean Vitrano

May 10 - 12, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Research show that self-compassion is a primary ingredient in our wellbeing. Re-pattern habitual behaviors and strengthen the tools for self-care by cultivating awareness and taking time to meditate, listen, share, and remember what matters.
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Self Care and Energy Repair

With MJ Watkins and Lucas Hall

May 17 - 19, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get $100.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Apr 16, 2024.
Each day of this restorative retreat offers a tool box of wellness offerings: uplifting vinyasa yoga, guided metta meditations, breath work, meridian energy work, sound baths, somatics and strength and mobility training. You will leave feeling clear, relaxed and rejuvenated.

Dharma Wheel and Deer Installation Ceremony

With Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche

May 25, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a special, morning-long ceremony related to the installation of the Dharma Wheel and Deer over Milarepa Hall. This will include a special teaching by Rinpoche.

Online: 100,000 Songs of Milarepa

With Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche

May 25 - 27, 2024
Streaming Live from the Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Offered Online: Milarepa, Tibet’s renowned and beloved enlightened master, was known for teaching through the medium of song and poetry. This weekend program will trace the story of his life, accompanied by many of his songs and additional commentary by Rinpoche, who is considered an emanation of Milarepa.

100,000 Songs of Milarepa

With Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche

May 25 - 27, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Milarepa, Tibet’s renowned and beloved enlightened master, was known for teaching through the medium of song and poetry. This weekend program will trace the story of his life, accompanied by many of his songs and additional commentary by Rinpoche, who is considered an emanation of Milarepa.
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The Practice of Yoga, the Iyengar Way

With Amy Hamilton

May 31 - June 2, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
This Iyengar yoga weekend retreat—with asana and pranayama classes and guided meditation—will help you gain greater awareness of body, breath, and how to retain focus.

Relationships Are Complicated: The Buddhist Path to an Open Heart

With John Henderson

June 7 - 9, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Apr 22, 2024.
Navigating relationships is the perfect opportunity for practice. In this weekend we will explore the ways that key Buddhist teachings can help enhance our relationships, while helping build greater personal resilience and equanimity.
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Divine Alignment: Balancing the Divine Masculine and Feminine

With Gena Rho and Lori Dalvi

June 13 - 16, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get $100.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Mar 30, 2024.
Explore the inner balance of your masculine and feminine energies during an extended three-day retreat of shamanic ritual, energy healing, and somatic movement practices.
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Buddhist Meditation: Immersive Practice Weekend

With John Henderson

June 21 - 23, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until May 6, 2024.
Join us for a weekend dedicated to meditation of all kinds—calming meditation, analytic meditation, and generative meditation.

Soul Maps: Living Into Your Soul’s Purpose

With Rev. Therese Bimka, LCSW

June 28 - 30, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Moments of  awakened possibility invite us to create a life that is in closer alignment with our deepest spiritual values. In this powerful weekend, learn to identify the touchstones along your own spiritual journey that are pregnant with meaning and opportunity.

Creating Sacred Spaces

With Justin Ram Das Logan, LMT, IKYI and Michael "Pondhawk" Gulbrandsen

July 12 - 14, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
There is a unwavering connection between sacred spaces and the renewal of our inner self and spirit. During this weekend, you will learn time-honored practices and techniques—including Kundalini yoga, meditation and breath work, clearing and blessing sacred spaces—that help keep you and your surroundings clear and revitalized.

Soul Spa Wellness Weekend for BIPOC Leaders

With Rev. Dr. Salome Raheim, Rev. Dr. Sushmita Mukherjee, Ben Brown and Rev. Therese Bimka, Program Initiator and Weaver

July 19 - 21, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
BIPOC Leaders who must not only navigate their own racialized trauma, but who also hold, support and offer inspiration to the communities they serve. Open by application, this free program provides training in resilience and restorative practices for 12 BIPOC leaders.

Death, Afterlife and the Journey of Transformation in Tibetan Buddhism and Kabbalah

With Simcha Raphael

August 16 - 18, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Explore teachings from the Tibetan Book of the Dead and the Kabbalah as transformational maps of consciousness providing wisdom in encountering the enigmatic mysteries of living and dying, bereavement and healing.

ONLINE: RESILIENCE: Build Strength Through Inner Joy

With Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche

August 30 - September 4, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Discovering the Dharma I. H.E. Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche sets the foundation for Buddhist study over five days of engaged learning and guided practice. With guided meditation, Tibetan yoga, Q&A.

RESILIENCE: Build Strength Through Inner Joy

With Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche

August 30 - September 4, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Discovering the Dharma I. H.E. Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche sets the foundation for Buddhist study over five days of engaged learning and guided practice. With guided meditation, Tibetan yoga, Q&A.
Elaine Colandrea practices Continuum Movement Practice outdoors.

Continuum In-Depth Retreat: The Nourishing Waters Within

With Elaine Colandrea

September 5 - 8, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Over a long weekend, the somatic practice of Continuum empowers a deep knowing of how to live with fluid grace in a mutable world – whether we are adapting to cultural shifts, health concerns, the aging process, or simply life's changing circumstances.
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Fall Reset: Come into yourself

With Anna Winkler, Bob Blanton, Madalina Blanton, Kati Walker and John Henderson

September 13 - 15, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jul 29, 2024.
Fall is often a time of new beginnings. Reset as you reconnect with nature, the present moment, and your inner being through a wide range of meditative practices—including stillness meditation, yoga, walking meditation, guided compassion meditation, personal outdoor meditation, reiki, qi gong, and singing bowls.
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Noble Silence: A Silent Retreat Weekend of Buddhist Meditation, Reflection, and Rest

With Gary Wheaton

December 6 - 8, 2024
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Oct 21, 2024.
In this hectic holiday season, a weekend of communal silence sets the plate for inner transformation; it provides the opportunity to be present with yourself and the opening to mindfully observe and release the thoughts and emotions that arise.
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Just Be: A Year-End Personal Retreat

December 26, 2024 - January 1, 2025
Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Nov 25, 2024.
Ring in the New Year from a calm, centered place, by leaving the pressures of your normal life and immersing yourself in the tranquil environment of our Center for a 6-night Personal Retreat. This is a time to focus on yourself and your practice.
Dharmakaya Center For Wellbeing
191 Cragsmoor Road

Cragsmoor, New York 12566
845.640.4593

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191 Cragsmoor Road Cragsmoor, New York 12566
845.640.4593

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© 2019 Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing. All rights reserved