Sopa Choling 2019 Summer Programs

All programs hosted at Söpa Chöling (formally Gampo Abbey’s 3-year retreat centre)

Includes single room accommodation and vegetarian meals

For info contact: [email protected]

Space is limited Register Early



Non-Violent Communication (NVC) July 12th – 17th

(1pm arrival – 3pm departure)

Getting to the Heart of NonViolent Communication

With: Lucy Leu, Ron Renz & Leanne Whiting

An immersion in skills & practices to embody the art of living a more compassionate life. This intensive focuses on skills of understanding and applying Nonviolent Communication (NVC)



Maitri Five Wisdoms Intensive July 27th – August 2nd

(5pm arrival – 9am departure)

Maitri Five Wisdoms is an interactive contemplative practice based on the traditional Buddhist principles of the Five Buddha Families. We will investigate these energies in a direct and personal way combining meditation, solitary exploration and conversation. This intensive is open to experienced and new meditators.

Co-taught by Acharya Richard John and Liz Richardson



Shape of AWAKE August 7th-13th

(5pm arrival – 9am departure)

Are you uncomfortable or in pain when you meditate? Is it hard to sit for long periods of time?

Release unnecessary tension and learn to be upright, supported and relaxed in your practice sessions and in your life.

Hope Martin has taught the Alexander Technique for 32 years and operates the Hope Martin Studio in New York City. She is a meditation instructor and a Focusing trainer.