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
July 18 - 24, 2024 Natural Awareness and Wisdom: Exploring Mindfulness in Nature With Dave Smith and Cheryl Slean
July 25 - 30, 2024 Application for Belonging, Connection, and Nature: Coming Home Together With Erin Treat, Solwazi Johnson and Louije Kim
August 1 - 15, 2024 Application for Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation With Michele McDonald and Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
August 16 - 23, 2024 Land as Dharma Teacher (August) With Erin Treat and Brian Lesage
August 24 - 31, 2024 Listening at Ease: Discovering Refuge in Nature With Yong Oh and Devin Berry