Visiting Teachers

Dorthe Djernis

Dorthe Djernis is Danish and has practiced meditation since 1992. She has been teaching mindfulness since 2009 and nature-meditation since 2012. In 2016-17 she attended Mark Coleman’s nature-meditation teacher training. She is a trained psychologist specialized in stress and traumas, and is at the moment conducting research in nature-based mindfulness.

Events with Dorthe Djernis

Awake in the Wild: "Embracing Change" Meditation in Nature Retreat
September 26, 2019

On this retreat we will meditate outdoors in the natural beauty and mystery here at Vallecitos.  Whether it is during sunset meditations, listening to the soothing sounds of the river, or sitting graced in the stillness of the aspen trees, we will open to the profound serenity and wisdom of nature. This silent retreat is grounded in the practice of Mindfulness – the capacity to be present to ourselves and our environment. Participants will learn to bring this receptive presence to develop a contemplative relationship with nature. By cultivating an inner quiet and curious spirit we can learn from nature…