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Dechen Chöling

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Scorpion Seal Assembly 6
with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & David Schneider
August 23 - September 3, 2014
Meditation retreat for advanced students of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Rigden Abhisheka
with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
August 24 - 30, 2014
Meditation retreat for advanced students of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Enlightened Society Assembly
with Orhun Cercel & Marianne Bots
September 6 - 21, 2014
Meditation retreat for advanced students of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Sunday Meditation - Nyinthun
with Catherine Eveillard
September 7, 2014
Taught in French. Nyinthun is a one-day meditation programme, taking place at Dechen Chöling every first Sunday of the month. It will be taught in French. You'll find more details in the French section. Everyone is welcome!

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Working with Emotions - Meditation Weekend
with Tessa Racine
October 3 - 5, 2014
Taught in French (translation available). Anger, Jealousy, Fear - sometimes it feels overwhelming when emotions rule our daily life and experience, disturbing peace and equanimity of mind. But when we learn to really be with them, instead of compulsively

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Shambhala Level 5 - Open sky
with Catherine Eveillard
October 4 - 5, 2014
Taught in French (translation available). Meditation weekend programme for advanced students of Shambhala. Sharpening one's awareness, one finds the open clear sky of mind - a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Mindfulness Retreat: The Tools of Well-being (MBSR)
with Mathias Pongracz
October 5 - 12, 2014
Taught in French (translation available). A 5 day intensive retreat. Practices and teachings of Mindfulness-based Stress Réduction (MBSR)

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Kado Instructor Training
with Marcia Shibata
October 5 - 12, 2014
Taught in English. Training programme for advanced Kado practitioners - by invitation only

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Sunday Meditation - Nyinthun
with Catherine Eveillard
October 5, 2014
Taught in French. Nyinthun is a one-day meditation programme, taking place at Dechen Chöling every first Sunday of the month. It will be taught in French. You'll find more details in the French section. Everyone is welcome!

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Yoga & Meditation Retreat
with Detlev Alexander & Angelika Brockstedt
October 12 - 19, 2014
Taught in English. This Yoga and Meditation week will be time for relaxation and self-reflection, providing a break from the stress of our busy lives and enriching body & mind. The retreat is ideal for advanced yoga practitioners as well as for relativ

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Kado: The Way of Flowers
with Marcia Shibata
October 13 - 18, 2014
Taught in English. Kado is a creative and meditative dance with nature, space, and perception. The vibrant and daring beauty of flowers wakes up the environment and compels us to see what is really before us.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Monarch Retreat
with Richard Reoch
October 18 - 26, 2014
Meditation weekend programme for advanced students of Shambhala - by invitation only.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Dance, Voice and Meditation Retreat
with Dorothea Gädeke & Murielle Elizeon
October 26 - November 2, 2014
Taught in French (translation available). Human life starts with a cry and a movement. This first contact with the outer world contains enormous innate vitality. I am fully alive- hear me, listen to me, look at me, play with me!

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Kurukulla Intensive
with Walker Blaine
November 2 - 9, 2014
Meditation retreat for advanced students of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Sunday Meditation - Nyinthun
with Catherine Eveillard
November 2, 2014
Taught in French. Nyinthun is a one-day meditation programme, taking place at Dechen Chöling every first Sunday of the month. It will be taught in French. You'll find more details in the French section. Everyone is welcome!

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Nonviolent Communication and Meditation Retreat
with Simon La Haye Alexis Proniewski
November 9 - 16, 2014
Taught in French. One week retreat to learn and practice the basics of Nonviolent Communication with the support of meditation, mindfulness and the wisdom of ancient Buddhism.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Shambhala Training Level 1 - The Art of Being Human
with Catherine Eveillard
November 15 - 16, 2014
Taught in French (translation available). Introduction weekend to mindfulness meditation. Through the practice of mindfulness meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Traditional Chinese Qigong Retreat (levels 1 & 2)
with Samten Kobelt
November 19 - 21, 2014
Taught in English. Beginners Class. Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the practice of qigong. Experience increased vitality and radiant good health through this ancient Chinese system of movement exercises.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Traditional Chinese Qigong Retreat (level 3)
with Samten Kobelt
November 21 - 23, 2014
Level 3 for advanced students.
Deepening the healing Daoist practice of qigong.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat - The Joy of Letting Go
with Simon La Haye
November 23 - 30, 2014
Retreat for learning and practicing mindfulness meditation. The Joy of Letting Go means recognizing through mindfulness how our concepts and interpretations limit our perception and experience of the world. By being able to let go we will discover the ric

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Sunday Meditation - Nyinthun
with Catherine Eveillard
December 7, 2014
Taught in French. Nyinthun is a one-day meditation programme, taking place at Dechen Chöling every first Sunday of the month. It will be taught in French. You'll find more details in the French section. Everyone is welcome!

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Winter Meditation Retreat
with Tessa Racine
December 27, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Taught in French (translation available). Our Winter Meditation Retreat provides a precious opportunity for retreat, reflection and renewal during the Winter solstice and the New Year’s celebration. Join us for these days of mindfulness meditation, relaxa

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Shambhala Sadhana Retreat
with Mark Duggan
December 27, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Retreat for advanced students of the buddhist Shambhala tradition.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Coping with Stress - Meditation Weekend
with Simon La Haye
January 9 - 11, 2015
Calm your mind, ground yourself and regain focus and clarity. A weekend of meditation instruction and exercises that will leave you relaxed, and with a practical tool to work with stress.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Silent Mindfulness Week - Retreat and Renewal
with Simon La Haye
January 17 - 24, 2015
Taught in English. Retreat with introduction and practice of mindfulness meditation, silence and time for oneself. Rejuvenate body and mind and begin the year with this precious opportunity - a gift to yourself.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Working with Emotions - Meditation Weekend
with Tessa Racine
January 30 - February 1, 2015
Taught in French (translation available). Anger, Jealousy, Fear - sometimes it feels overwhelming when emotions rule our daily life and experience, disturbing peace and equanimity of mind. But when we learn to really be with them, instead of compulsively

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Emotional Intelligence - Meditation Weekend
with Simon La Haye
February 6 - 8, 2015
A weekend with mindfulness meditation instruction and exercises that will leave you relaxed and inspired. We will examine our intellectual experience, our intuition and what emotional intelligence means for each of us.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Spring Dathün Retreat
with Samten Kobelt
February 28 - March 29, 2015
Taught in English. Intensive Month of Meditation. A unique and transformative experience open to all. Dive into a month of intensive group meditation and discover the healing power of this art.

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Open Heart Meditation Retreat
with Susan Piver
March 18 - 22, 2015
Taught in English. During this program, we will examine what keeps our hearts closed: in relationships, towards life, and most of all, toward ourselves. We will learn how to make friends with our emotions, not to judge, improve, or transform them, but sim

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Contemplative Writing Retreat
with Susan Piver
March 22 - 28, 2015
Taught in English. Relax your mind, enhance your creativity and meet our own voice...Join Susan Piver, New York Times bestselling author of 7 books, on a 1 week writing retreat set in the inspiring tranquility of the French country

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Working with Emotions - Meditation Weekend
with Tessa Racine
March 27 - 29, 2015
Taught in French (translation available). Anger, Jealousy, Fear - sometimes it feels overwhelming when emotions rule our daily life and experience, disturbing peace and equanimity of mind. But when we learn to really be with them, instead of compulsively

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Dharma Art Retreat
with Herb Elsky
April 26 - May 2, 2015
Taught in French and in English - translation will be provided in both languages. Shambhala Art Program - First Thought Best Thought

 
Location: Dechen Chöling

Mindfulness Retreat: The Tools of Well-being (MBSR)
with Mathias Pongracz
May 2 - 10, 2015
Taught in French (translation available). A 5 day intensive retreat. Practices and teachings of Mindfulness-based Stress Réduction (MBSR)