Reimagining Death & Dying

Reimagining Death & Dying

Changing the Way We Care

Join us for a contemplative conference featuring a keynote with Vassar Byrd on January 8 & 9, 2016. Local leaders and experts in the field will explore how contemplative practice enriches and improves end-of-life care for practitioners, professionals, and patients...See More

Authentic Leadership Program

Authentic Leadership Program

Imagine your day if your work aligned with your purpose. If you could meet stress gracefully. And if you could address challenges with humor and creativity. Imagine if you could inspire others to do likewise. Wouldn’t this be a great time to become the leader the world desperately needs now?…See More

History of Naropa

The History of Naropa

Watch a new video that Naropa has just published outlining the roots and journey of the institution. From a gathering of interdisciplinary luminaries in the 70s to a fully accredited university in the 80s, the founding hopes of fusing artistic creativity with meditative awareness have helped Naropa to become the focal point of Contemplative Education… See More

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Naropa University Purchases Rights to Boulder College of Massage Therapy

Naropa Purchases Rights to Boulder College of Massage Therapy

Naropa to Open New Massage School; Will Ensure that Boulder Remains #1 Destination for Massage Therapists in the Country…See More

Community Counseling Center at Naropa

Naropa Community Counseling Center

Naropa Community Counseling integrates contemplative approaches with modern clinical practice to assist our clients in reaching their highest level of emotional and mental well-being… See More

Naropa Named a 2015-16 College of Distinction

Naropa Again Named a "College of Distinction"

For the second year in a row, Naropa University has earned recognition for its student-focused commitment to education. The designation honors schools for their excellence in student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community, and the success of its graduates... See More

This is Naropa

Kate Beilharz, a senior in the Environmental Studies and Yoga Teacher Training programs

Student Focus

Meet Kate Beilharz, a senior in the Environmental Studies and Yoga Teacher Training programs. During her Conflict Transformation class last semester, faculty Candace Walworth asked students to share a story they were hungry to tell… Watch Kate's story

Faculty Focus

Meet Peter Grossenbacher, director of Naropa University's Consciousness Laboratory, where he and students work to shed light on the nature of human consciousness… See More

Jamil Scott, MDiv

Alumni Focus

A contemplative response to the Black Lives Matter movement, the Mutuality Movement, developed by Rev. Jamil Scott (MDiv, '14), trains youth and young adults to lead public meditation sessions, focused on the development of compassion while offering a nonviolent opportunity to publicly resist systems of injustice…See More

2015 Study in Bhutan program participants

Explore Your Role as a Global Citizen

Open to students currently enrolled at a U.S. university, Naropa's study abroad program in Bhutan offers the opportunity to full immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture...See More