Discover a Deeper Way of Living

Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center offers a retreat for almost everyone. Our schedule carries a generous offering of Insight Meditation Retreats as well as secular retreats that cater to specific populations.  On our 2018 schedule you will find retreats for educators, people of color, women, and substance abuse professionals, to name a few.  We are here to help you find a retreat that is right for you.

“I am so much more aware of the path I want to be on and the power of the sacred in my life.”
– Cristina Mormorunni


Wise Speech: Waking Up Together

With Donald Rothberg and Oren Jay Sofer

October 1 - 7, 2018
Deepen insight and self-understanding Train the heart to find balance when challenged. Learn practical tools to navigate differences. The path of practice taught by the Buddha is meant to transform our actions, speech, thinking and relationships. How can we use our relationships to grow in awareness and compassion? How do we put these teachings into […]
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UNM Sponsored Retreat for Student Veterans

October 10 - 14, 2018
With Peggy Spencer, MD: The UNM Student Veterans Retreat assists military veterans in the transition from military life to student life using these three interwoven components: Mindfulness training. Mindfulness has been defined as “present moment awareness without judgement.” Using simple breath and body awareness, you will learn to quiet your mind […]

Awake in the Wild: “Embracing Change” Meditation in Nature Retreat

With Mark Coleman

October 14 - 19, 2018
On this retreat we will meditate outdoors in the natural beauty and mystery here at Vallecitos Mountain Ranch.  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 […]
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