Experience a sense of deep welcome among others who share the path of dharma, mindfulness and awakening in wild nature.

Why Vallecitos

Collect your heart/mind where the land evokes innate belonging, generosity, and freedom.

Get Involved

Join the Vallecitos community by signing up for our mailing list, becoming a volunteer, donating and following us on Facebook.

Indigenous Mindfulness

We welcome Indigenous relatives from all over to join our monthly Indigenous Mindfulness Group online.

Waking up together in the wild

Amidst the high alpine mountains, Vallecitos is a breathtaking wildlife preserve on the traditional territories of the Ute and Jicarilla Apache Peoples (Tusas mountains, New Mexico). Allow yourself to be reabsorbed into nature through Dharma and wisdom practices that serve personal and collective liberation.


Upcoming Retreats

Dates Retreats Teachers Details Register
June 9 - 15, 2023 Resting in Nature: A Retreat for People of Color With JoAnna Hardy, Anushka Fernandopulle and Devin Berry
June 18 - 24, 2023 Application for Retreat as Ceremony: Mindfulness and Indigenous Presence for Wellness and Healing, A Retreat for Indigenous Peoples With Bonnie Duran (mixed race Opelousas/Coushatta) and Elvina Charley (Diné)
June 25 - July 1, 2023 Deepening the Natural Path to the Heart’s Liberation: A Vipassana Retreat for Experienced Practitioners (June) With Erin Treat and Brian Lesage
July 2 - 8, 2023 Awake in the Wild: Meditation in Nature Retreat With Mark Coleman and Robin Craig
July 9 - 13, 2023 Sacred Sound, Insight, and Silence: Meditation and Music in the Deep Woods With Jennifer Berezan and Erin Treat