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
May 26 - June 2, 2024 NEW! Application for Being Blessed by the Land of Vallecitos: Gently Held Self-Retreat Spring With René Rivera
June 2, 2024 Enhance Inter-being: ReMember – ReEnchant With Sara Jolena Wolcott and Kristine Marie Hill
June 3 - 10, 2024 Awake in the Wild: Opening to the Wisdom and Wonder of Nature Retreat With Mark Coleman and Kirsten Rudestam
June 11 - 18, 2024 Dharma, Intimacy, and Ecology: Finding the Path in Every Step With Brian Lesage, Molly McCormick and Robin Craig
June 19 - 26, 2024 Coming Home to Nature: A BIPOC Community Dhamma Retreat With Victoria Cary, Louije Kim and René Rivera