• Yurt ($440) & Teacher Fee ($300) – $740.00
  • Yurt ($440) & Teacher Fee ($400) – $840.00
  • Yurt ($440) & Teacher Fee ($500) – $940.00
  • Casita ($440) & Teacher Fee ($300) – $740.00
  • Casita ($440) & Teacher Fee ($400) – $840.00
  • Casita ($440) & Teacher Fee ($500) – $940.00
  • Tent Cabin ($360) & Teacher Fee ($300) – $660.00
  • Tent Cabin ($360) & Teacher Fee ($400) – $760.00
  • Tent Cabin ($360) & Teacher Fee ($500) – $860.00

Date & Time Details: Check-in is from 3:00-5:00 on the first day of the retreat. The retreat will close mid-morning on the last day of the retreat.

PRICE: The price for this retreat is $660-860 for tent cabins or $740-940 for casitas and yurts. This price includes lodging, meals and a sliding scale teacher fee.

SHUTTLE SERVICE: Shuttle Service is available for this retreat. (Learn more)

SCHOLARSHIP / FELLOWSHIP AVAILABITY: All awards have been made for this retreat. No longer accepting applications for scholarships or fellowships.

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Drinking from the Inner River: A Women’s Meditation Retreat in Nature

With Erin Treat and Anne Cushman

June 27 - July 1, 2018

Program is fully booked

Nourish your wild spirit and reconnect with your own deepest nature in an embodied meditation retreat specifically designed to honor the unique needs and treasures of a woman’s journey.  In the company of rushing rivers, clear ponds, abundant wildlife, and ancient ponderosa pines, we’ll reunite with our bodies, our hearts, and our own innate wholeness, compassion, and intuitive wisdom.

In a circle of women held within the intimate container of silent retreat, we’ll deepen into an approach to meditative practice that honors the creative, intuitive, embodied, and relational dimensions of a woman’s life.

Each day will include Vipassana-style sitting and walking meditation; gentle, mindful yoga or other body-based practices; nature explorations; mandala drawing; dharma reflections; and community connection and sharing. This retreat will be held mostly in Noble Silence, along with some time for connection and sharing.


Erin Treat
Erin Treat lives in Durango, CO and serves as a Guiding Teacher of Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center.  She is a member of the Teacher Council of Spirit Rock Meditation Center and is the Resident Teacher at the Durango Dharma Center.  Erin offers talks, leads classes, and teaches meditation retreats in the southwest and nationwide.  Her approach to sharing the dharma is influenced by her experience as a student of the Diamond Approach by A.H. Almass and by her deep love of socially engaged practice, embodiment and wild nature. Erin was born and raised in the prairie of Fargo, ND and…
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Anne Cushman
As a writer and teacher, Anne Cushman explores the intersection between spiritual practice and the down-to-earth details of embodied human life. She is a regular dharma teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, where she created and directed the Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training. She is the author of the novel Enlightenment for Idiots; the spiritual India travel guide From Here to Nirvana; Moving Into Meditation, a mindfulness course for yoga practitioners; and a forthcoming memoir of meditation and motherhood. Her essays on spiritual practice and daily life have been widely published in venues ranging from the New York Times to the Shambhala Sun. A practitioner of…
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