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Upcoming Classes & Special Events

RMI Fall Retreat


Dr. Lucinda Green

10/17/14 - 10/19/14

Weekends | All Weekend

Rocky Mountain Insight invites you to a fall weekend retreat at the Benet Hill Monastery in Black Forest the weekend of October 17-19th. This secluded setting provides a great space for strengthening your practice in a silent retreat amongst the pines. The retreat begins Friday evening with dinner and ends with lunch on Sunday.

Space is limited and we ask that you register by July 25th if you would like to attend.

Cost: $250 single room, $215 double room

Registration Deadline: 7/25/14

Registration: This retreat has a handful of rooms reserved as singles so please request early if you would like one.

Please contact the retreat manager Jason Goss at or co-manager David Reinberger at for inquiries or to reserve your space.

You must mail in a deposit of $100, made payable to Rocky Mountain Insight. Please contact Jason or David for mailing information at this time.

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Getting to Know the Buddha: Introduction to Buddhism Series


Ben Mikolaj

8/6/14 - 8/20/14

Wednesdays | 7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Buddha said that if we wanted to know him we should know his teachings. In order to get to know the Buddha better, we invite you to join us for this lecture series on the core of the Buddha’s teachings. This series will be lead by Ben Mikolaj, Associate Spiritual Director of Rocky Mountain Insight. There will be guided meditation, teachings, and discussion. Whether you are just curious about Buddhism or you are taking the first steps onto the path of liberation, this series offers the tools to get to know the Buddha-both the historical Buddha, and your own Buddhanature.

Cost: $10/class, or $20 for the whole series

Registration Deadline: 8/4/14

Registration: Walk-ins welcome, but we ask that you please RSVP by emailing Ben at

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Building The Foundations of Mindfulness: A Weekend Non-Residential Retreat


Ben Mikolaj

9/5/14 - 9/7/14

Weekends | Weekend Retreat

Enjoy a meditation retreat right here in Old Colorado City. Held at the beautiful Vihara of Rocky Mountain Insight, this silent meditation retreat focuses on deepening mindfulness and insight through the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. Lead by RMI’s Associate Spiritual Director, Ben Mikolaj, this retreat is excellent for new or experienced meditators who wish to deepen their practice. A light breakfast and snacks are provided both days and participants are asked to bring a sack lunch for Saturday. Evening meals are not provided. The retreat includes instruction, periods of walking and sitting meditation, opportunities for discussion, and mindful activities. Join us for a weekend of relaxing into deeper awareness.

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Cost: $75

Registration Deadline: 8/24/14

Registration: Please register by emailing Ben at Then fill out the retreat information form - click the "Read More" button and click the link for the retreat information form.

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