The Mandala Center

The Mandala Center Workshops

We have some great events and workshops scheduled for 2019! We add events throughout the year so please check our website often for updates and new additions.

The view from Wolf Lodge Deck
Self Guided Retreats

Spend time with us in the beautiful stillness of northeastern New Mexico. Located on the slopes of Sierra Grande mountain, the Mandala Center provides space for you to rest, relax, and rejuvenate for the coming year.

Meals are not provided for these retreats but guests are welcome to use the Wolf Lodge kitchenette for food preparation.


Special Room Rate for multiple nights. Please call for availability.

Summer Camps2019 Summer Camps

The Mandala Center is excited to once again offer a unique outdoor learning experience to young people age 8 to 15. The Center is offering three, 3-day camps (Sierra Mandala) and two, 4-day camps (Raton Ridge) in June and July.

These day camps will be filled with exciting outdoor experiences for the campers. Camp activities will include hiking, challenge course, bike riding, environmental arts, and arts and crafts projects.

New this year, the Center is working with the New Mexico Lions Clubs to offer a 4-day Leo Leadership Camp experience for 15-16 year olds. After attending this camp, these new leaders will be working with their sponsoring clubs on service learning community projects across New Mexico.

Please click on the links for more details about each camp...

Space is limited so register early! It's going to be a fun filled summer!

Ed BastianInterSpiritual Meditation (ISM)
Creating Compassionate Wisdom

Dr. Ed Bastian
July 5th - 7th

ISM is a universal seven-step meditation. It combines Mindfulness with other meditative practices leading to health, happiness, gratitude, transformation, compassion, wisdom and service. It celebrates spiritual, ethnic, racial, gender diversity in service to the Earth and All Living Beings.

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Thomas RobertsEmbodied Presence
Vipassana & Mindful Yoga Retreat

Thomas Roberts and Monique Parker
September 19th - 22nd

In this special collaborative retreat integrating Zen Vipassana with Mindful Therapeutic Yoga, we will explore the cultivation of energy, movement, self-inquiry, and breath awareness as a means of accessing internal layers of consciousness, vitality and deep inner peace.

Monique ParkerRetreat includes Vedic Chanting and Tibetan Singing Bowls. Arrive “as is” and expect to return home enlivened, grounded, replenished, and supported with tools for your practice. 3 nights/4 days

THOMAS ROBERTS is a Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist and a 50 Year practitioner of Zen Buddhism.

MONIQUE PARKER is a Yoga Therapist, Vedic Chant Teacher and a 25 year practitioner of Classic Yoga.

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Occasionally retreat leaders open their private workshops to others seeking a retreat and we are happy to include these events in our listings.To register for the workshops listed below please visit their websites or call the Mandala Center for more information.

Michelle Voeller

Spring Equinox Goddess Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Retreat
with Michelle Voeller
March 21st - 24th

It's back! Our annual Spring Equinox Retreat in New Mexico! Please join us for 3 nights in peaceful, enchanting New Mexico!

  • Private or shared (double) room w/ private baths
  • All-inclusive, fresh, delicious meals, coffee & tea
  • Daily Meditation, Mantras for peace, & calming Breath work
  • Energizing morning Yoga
  • Evening Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Ayurvedic self-massage
  • Art journaling & creative workshops
  • Optional massage &/or reiki sessions (additional fee)

Early Bird Rates valid now until Feb 1. $150 deposit required at registration. Balance due March 7.

Sign up by clicking either link below:

$625 Single Room w/ private bath

$500 Double Room w/ private bath
(We can pair you up with a new friend if you want to share!)

It's time to awaken your inner fire as we enter the spring season together! Shake off the old & create visions for what's ahead! Connect with a like-hearted community, make new friends, and reconnect with yourself! All are welcome.

To register, or for more details, please visit Natural Harmony.

If your group is looking for a place to meet please contact us for more information about our facility rental.


Register by calling 575-278-3002

You may pay by credit card (visa or mastercard) over the phone or send in a check or money order within 10 days of registration payable to The Mandala Center. (PO Box 158 Des Moines New Mexico 88418) Payment in full is expected at the time of registration. Space is not held until payment is arranged.

Do you have a spouse or friend who would like to come on retreat but NOT attend the workshop with you? Call us for prices for lodging and meals only and bring them along!

Please register early if you are interested in a workshop. Workshops may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met.

Check in Information

Check-in begins at 3 p.m. on the first day of your workshop unless otherwise noted in workshop schedule. If you wish to arrive early, or would like to extend your stay, please contact us. We offer a 15% on lodging for additional nights. Our staff will assist you with registration and see you to your roomsl. Dinner is generally at 6 p.m. preceded by a brief orientation. An evening introduction session with your workshop instructor will follow dinner. Workshop leaders will establish the daily routines/sessions with you. Workshops generally end at lunch time on the final day (usually Sunday). We ask guests to be out of their rooms by 12 p.m. on the day of departure.

Cancellation Policies

Our fees and cancellation policies are subject to change at any time without notice.

Although it is our desire that all programs are successful, circumstances do arise that lead to a need for cancellation. The Mandala Center reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If The Mandala Center cancels a program you will receive a full refund on the program and accommodation fees. We are not responsible for travel expenses incurred due to cancellations.

We cannot offer refunds beyond the policies listed. We are not able to give refunds due to bad weather conditions or for anyone who simply does not show up for a program. We cannot give refunds for anyone who must leave a program early or does not participate in portions of a program.

We keep our fees as low as possible (and our non-profit subsidizes portions of all programs) to make it as affordable as possible for guests. Due to this practice we are unable to reduce rates further or refund beyond our stated policies.

If you must cancel your registration written notice is preferred via email, fax, or mail.
Fax 575-278-3001
PO Box 158 Des Moines NM 88418

Cancellations prior to 30 days: full refund minus a $75 processing fee.

Cancellations made within 15-30 prior: 50% refund of total fee OR a non-refundable credit for the full amount transferable to any future program or stay within one year of issue minus a $150 processing fee. (note: a gift certificate will be issued for credit and must be presented/mentioned upon registration for future event/stay to receive credit.)

Cancellations 8 - 14 days prior: 25% refund of total fee.

Cancellations 7 days or less prior: No refunds are issued.