Letting Go and Letting Come

A Retreat to Meet the New Year - Weekend Only

New Years
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Eve Rosenthal

Basia Solarz

Date & Time Details:

December 2023



Program Fee:

Generosity Price - $265

Tuition - $220

Room/Meals Fee:

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Karmê Chöling
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Tuition Discount SPECIAL: 50% OFF Tuition on this program now thru December 24th. Register now!

In the time of the winter solstice, it is natural to reflect on the past year, gather the insights it offers and envision the new year ahead.

Join Eve Rosenthal and Basia Solarz during this time of transition for a long weekend of meditation, reflection, conversation and embodiment practices in the winter wonderland of Karmê Chöling!

This retreat will have a gentle structure, open to people of all physical abilities and any degree of experience with meditation. It will include Tai Chi exercises, practices that awaken direct perception as well as opportunities for conversation and connection with nature.

This retreat will take place concurrently with a program by and for teens and young adults. There will be opportunities for the groups to come together for shared activities throughout.

Note For Shambhala Community: Warrior Assembly practices will be offered as an option during retreat.

Arrival & Departure

Arrival on the 28th will be between 1:30 and 5pm.
Dinner is at 6:00.
The program begins at 7:30.

The Program ends on January 1st with a celebratory Lunch.
Everyone is welcome to depart anytime after that.

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Karmê Chöling values its commitment to making programs affordable and available to all who wish to study with us. To support this commitment we provide two program price options.

Generosity Price: $265.00
You're able to help us with this commitment by choosing the "Generosity Price". The money above the basic tuition cost goes into a scholarship fund for those who might not be able to attend a program otherwise.

Tuition: $220.00
This is the price of the program, it does not include housing options or material fees.

Please Note:
Price does not include accommodations, which will be added during the registration process.


Payment Policies:
Please read the payment policy before proceeding with registration.

Financial Aid:
Karmê Chöling offers full-time student discounts, scholarships and other financial aid.

Program Credit:
If using existing program credit to pay for a program, you must pre-register for this program at least two weeks prior to the program start date by calling the front desk (802-633-2384 x3000). Program credit may not be used to pay for housing or practice materials and may not be used on or after arrival day.


Eve Rosenthal
Eve Rosenthal

Eve’s journey with the dharma began in 1973. She met Chögyam Trungpa that same year. Originally from New York City, she was Resident Director of Shambhala Training there in the 1980s and began teaching Shambhala Training and Buddhadharma at that time. Eve moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1990, and began to teach and lead a wide range of Shambhala and Buddhist programs in North America, Europe, and South America. She was an acharya (senior teacher) in the Shambhala community from 2005-2020.

She holds a doctorate in Computer Science and had a career teaching information technology and as a systems analyst for international financial institutions. Combining her technology skills and her aspiration to make dharma more accessible and connect our global community, Eve founded Shambhala Online in 2006. A longtime practitioner and teacher of T’ai Chi, she also enjoys playing the piano. Eve lives in Nova Scotia, Canada with her spouse, Basia Solarz.

Basia Solarz
Basia Solarz

Basia Solarz is a long-time practitioner and instructor in Shambhala. She helps people working in healthcare, education and the community to engage in empowered dialogue through the practices of Deep Listening and Transformative Mediation, Dialogue & Conflict Coaching ( Her formal education includes voice and choral conducting as well as adult education. Basia practices kyudo and is a co-founder of the Nova Scotia Threshold Singers, a group that sings at the bedside of people who are dying. She lives in Nova Scotia with her spouse, Eve Rosenthal.

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