The Solstice Center has hosted workshops for years. A hidden gem in the glitz of Boulder, the center is within walking distance of both nature trails and Boulder's Pearl Street Mall.
Today, the space is used by the community in Boulder - and increasingly, beyond - for healing, meditation, therapy, dance/yoga and gatherings of all types: A place where people present their events and workshops to the Boulder community. A place where the Barefoot-Boogie/Dance Home community gathers to dance twice a week. Home to Boulder Ayurveda, Riitta Ojala's Balance Works, Solstice Institute, Dance Home, Hakomi Institute, Renaissance Adventures and many other groups who enjoy using a non-corporate space.
As well as the groups mentioned above, the space is available for rent to the general public. As we are located at the edge of a residential neighborhood, quiet, contemplative or moderately exuberant activities are what works the best. If you are a dancer looking for rehearsal space, please note that both the floor in the big room and skylight room are carpet with thick pads, not sub-wood floors.
Retreats, classes, workshops, lectures, fundraisers are generally welcome. Music concerts are inappropriate for the space. We have two rooms that the general public can use: details below.
The Skylight Room, aptly named with it's huge circular skylight, measures 840 square feet. It will comfortably fit about 15 people. The east wall is mirrored, and the west wall sports large windows facing an enclosed patio. A small stereo system is provided.
The Big Room, (also known as The Annex in days past) is 1400 sq. feet and has a limit of about 62 people. It has a beautiful oak floor, is radiantly heated, and sports beautiful curtains and track lighting. Backjack and folding chairs as well as folding tables are available. 5 large cozy carpets can be used for seating as well. A stereo system for general use is provided.
The Lotus Room, formerly the old downstairs office, is smaller than the Skylight Room but is now a beautiful, open space, with lots of windows, shades and a curtain separating the room from the Stairway. It has beautiful new track lights, a painting of Buddha on the West wall, and a Ganesh from India on the East wall. This room can fit up to 10 or 15 people comfortably and is especially suitable for quiet, meditative groups and gatherings.
The hallway between the Skylight Room and the Big Room has a beautiful skylight, designed and built according to the principles of sacred geometry by Peter MacGill. A small kitchen separates the two rooms and is stocked with dishes, cups, a dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator, with plenty of space to wash up.