Introduction to Meditation

Karmê Chöling offers a wealth of meditation retreats introducing the practice of mindfulness-awareness meditation. Simplicity retreats are scheduled regularly throughout the year in either a weekend or week-long format.

The first week of dathün, called a weekthün, is also an excellent opportunity to both learn and practice meditation in a retreat environment.

Special Funding Available

If you identify as a person of color you may be eligible for special financial support to attend our retreats.


October 24 - 25

(Online) Mudra Space Awareness: Gesture Practice for Intense Times

with Dr. Craig Warren Smith, Senior Teacher Suzann Duquette and Greg Heffron
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED for this program. Please stay tuned for announcements about future Mudra Space Awareness programs. Ever wonder about Mudra? Need more Mudra practice? Join this unique mind-body discipline of intensification postures and sensory

October 31 - November 1

(ONLINE) Open Sky: Level 5 of the Heart of Warriorship *

with Acharya Dan Hessey
In this culminating program, we learn that communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness sharpens. We find the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy.


November 7 - 8

ONLINE: HOW TO LEAD STRATEGICALLY: The Art of Leading-Embodied Presence

with Suzann Duquette and Jane Arthur
Based on a book by Eva Wong: Leadership is more about being than doing. Just as by being virtuous, a leader attracts virtue, so trustworthiness attracts commitment and integrity from others.


December 5 - 6

ONLINE: HOW TO LEAD STRATEGICALLY: The Art of Leading - Strategic Wisdom

with Suzann Duquette and Jane Arthur
Based on a book by Dr. Eva Wong: The art of leading has elegance and beauty. It requires subtlety and knowing how to read people, who to trust and not trust, and how to make use of people?s potentials.


May 14 - 16, 2021

Being Strategically Kind

with Dr. Eva Wong
Join Eva Wong, translator, scholar, and strategy consultant for a workshop on how to work with challenging environments in a non-aggressive, kind, and cooperative way.


September 10 - 12, 2021

Creating Strategies for your QiGong Practice *

with Dr. Eva Wong and Acharya Suzann Duquette
Now that you have learned many qigong forms, it is time to strategize your practice to give you an edge in improving, enhancing, and repairing your body, as well as expanding your consciousness.