Press releases

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing Launches Free 8-Week Online Course: “Path to Happiness"

The new Happiness Series is based on Deepak Chopra’s just released book, “Spiritual Solutions,” and his best-selling guide “The Ultimate Happiness Prescription.” Thousands of participants from throughout the world have joined the Chopra Center’s burgeoning online community to take part in the Happiness Series and learn the keys to authentic happiness, success, and fulfillment.

San Diego, California, June 1, 2012―The Chopra Center for Wellbeing’s new 8-week Path to Happiness Series is attracting thousands of enthusiastic participants from around the globe as word spreads about the free online course based on the teachings of world-renowned author and Chopra Center founder Deepak Chopra, M.D.

Deepak Chopra & the Chopra Center to Launch Chicago Premiere of the “Seduction of Spirit” Meditation and Yoga Retreat this July

For those seeking greater happiness, health, and wellbeing, “Seduction of Spirit” is a rare opportunity to experience a week-long immersion in timeless tools and techniques to release accumulated stress and tap into the deepest human potential for creativity, healing, and transformation.

Carlsbad, California – May 15, 2012 – This July 9-15, for the first time ever, the Chopra Center for Wellbeing is bringing its signature meditation and yoga retreat – Seduction of Spirit – to Chicago, where co-founder Dr. Deepak Chopra, master Chopra Center instructors, and renowned guest teacher and author Mike Dooley will guide participants in a week of deep meditation, yoga for body-centered restful awareness, and other life-transforming mindfulness practices.

The Chopra Center Presents “Seduction of Spirit: Music and Meditation” – a signature meditation and yoga retreat led by Deepak

The April premiere of the Chopra Center’s special themed lifestyle retreat will feature live musical performances by many acclaimed singers and musicians.

Carlsbad, California– March 16, 2012–This April 22-28 at La Costa Resort & Spa, the Chopra Center’s signature meditation and yoga retreat – Seduction of Spirit – will have a special theme: “Music and Meditation.” Live musical performances by a rich variety of renowned artists will be woven throughout this week-long event led by Chopra Center co-founder and best-selling author Deepak Chopra, M.D.

The Chopra Center’s Free 21-Day Meditation Challenge™ Supports the American Heart Association’s Campaign for Healthy Living

With heart disease ranking as the number one cause of death in the U.S. and worldwide, the world-renowned wellness center founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. offers free instruction in meditation – a powerful tool for the prevention and reversal of cardiovascular disease.

San Diego, California, March 05, 2012― Through their popular 21-Day Meditation Challenge™, the Chopra Center for Wellbeing to date has taught more than 200,000 people a simple mind-body healing practice that helps prevent and reverse the underlying causes of heart disease. As scientific studies have found, a regular practice of meditation decreases blood pressure and hypertension, lowers cholesterol levels, and reduces stress.

Mind-Body Healing Pioneer, Best-Selling Author, and Chopra Center Co-founder Dr. David Simon Passes Away

Known for his pioneering work in the field of mind-body medicine, David Simon played a key role in bringing the healing practices of meditation, yoga, and Ayurveda into the mainstream medical world.

Carlsbad, CA — January 31 2012 — Chopra Center co-founder David Simon, M.D. passed away at home on January 31, 2012, surrounded by his family in San Diego, California. The Chopra Center staff and friends throughout the world expressed their sorrow at the news, responding with an outpouring of love on a special webpage Remembering David, created for the community to share their stories and celebrate the life of a man who touched so many lives.

Chopra Center Dedicates 21-Day Meditation Challenge™ to Memory of Co-founder and Mind-Body Healing Expert, Dr. David Simon

More than 150,000 people around the world have learned how to meditate with the Chopra Center’s free online meditation program. This February 20, the Chopra Center will launch the brand-new Mind-Body Odyssey” 21-Day Meditation Challenge™ in honor of David Simon, a renowned physician who was pivotal in bringing meditation into the mainstream and helping countless people experience its benefits for physical health and emotional wellbeing.

The Chopra Center Brings “Seduction of Spirit” to the Vortexes of Sedona

Sedona, Arizona — April 16, 2010 — This August 22–28, best-selling authors, mind-body healing pioneers, and Chopra Center co-founders, Deepak Chopra and David Simon, will present the Chopra Center’s classic meditation retreat, Seduction of Spirit, in Sedona – known throughout the world as a center of uplifting spiritual energy, renewal, and healing.

“Seduction of Spirit has been one of our most popular programs for more than a decade, offering people an opportunity to step away from their daily pressures and immerse themselves in a week of deep meditation and spiritual awakening,” said David Simon.

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing Launches “Manifest the Life You Deserve”

Carlsbad, California — March 10, 2010 — The Chopra Center for Wellbeing today announced “Manifest the Life You Deserve” — a series of signature workshops led by best-selling authors, acclaimed mind-body healing pioneers, and Chopra Center co-founders Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. In the next few months, the Chopra Center will be bringing this workshop series to some of the most beautiful U.S. cities, where participants will learn timeless wisdom and practical tools for manifesting what they really want in all aspects of their lives.

Tired of Snow, Sleet, and Stress? Join Deepak Chopra for a Week-long Meditation Retreat this March in Florida’s Warm Sunshine01:25

Marco Island, Florida — February 10, 2010 — This March 21–27 the Chopra Center for Wellbeing is coming to Marco Island, Florida, with Seduction of Spirit. At this signature meditation retreat, co-founders and mind-body healing experts, Deepak Chopra and David Simon, guide participants in a week of deep meditation practices, heart-opening yoga, and the timeless principles of Deepak’s best-selling classic The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success.

Deepak Chopra and the Chopra Center Return to Toronto with Mind-Body Healing Workshop

Carlsbad, California — January 11, 2010—This May 12–16 the Chopra Center for Wellbeing is coming to Toronto with the Journey into Healing workshop taught by renowned physicians, best-selling authors, and co-founders – Deepak Chopra and David Simon.

“We’re at an exciting turning point where people are no longer passively deferring to their doctors’ recommendations but are taking an empowered role in their health care . . . actively seeking out the best options for healing and preventing illness,” said David Simon.