Programs & Retreats

Come Home to Yourself

Slow down, recharge and reconnect with your more spacious, authentic self. Pursue your growth in a beautiful, rustic environment designed to distill and deepen personal and spiritual development.

Connect with others committed to personal and collective change in the context of daily practice and reflection. During your program or personal retreat, enjoy daily yoga classes, fresh and delicious vegetarian meals, a soak in the hot tub, or a walk along our peaceful forest trails.

Programs and Retreats

For nearly 40 years, the Center has been an educational, transformative setting for a wealth of universal teachings of peace, growth, and values-based living. Renowned teachers and leaders continue to offer programs and retreats focusing on meditation, yoga, mindfulness, spirituality, education, and inquiry into the mysteries of life and living.

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Personal Retreats

Rejuvenate your spirit amongst the quiet of the redwoods. Our simple yet beautiful accommodations, natural settings, yoga classes, and nutritious vegetarian meals support your getting away from it all and returning to your daily life deeply nourished from the inside out.

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Healthy Environment

Healthy Environment

Our environment fosters deep connection and a return to heart and meaning. This unique context is organically created by the sacred land itself, in the sharing of healthful meals and meaningful conversation, by the service of environmentally committed volunteers, and in the reverence for the many paths to peace.

Upcoming Programs and Retreats


Yoga Service and Community

Yoga, Service & Community
Mar 7 - Jun 4, 2017

Yoga, Service & Community

Our YSC 1 & 2 programs are designed for individuals who want to explore their own positive transformation while immersed in community with people whose ultimate aim is peace. Spend three or six months in experiential learning, while deepening self-awareness, interpersonal and practical life skills, and cultivating connections within a small group and our greater community.

Panchānga Veda: Ayurveda, Yoga, Jyotisa, Vāstu, and Gandharvä Music
Mar 10 - 12, 2017

Panchānga Veda: Ayurveda, Yoga, Jyotisa, Vāstu, and Gandharvä Music

Panchānga Veda, 5 sacred disciplines, are illuminated by international experts through vibrant discussions, presentations and musical performances in this conference.

Insight Meditation (Vipassana) Retreat: A Path to Happiness
Mar 17 - 19, 2017

Insight Meditation (Vipassana) Retreat: A Path to Happiness

This weekend is a traditional Insight Meditation (Vipassana) retreat, primarily in silence, to open to the true happiness and peace that is available within ourselves.

The Power of Yoga and Qigong
Mar 17 - 19, 2017 or Mar 17 - 22, 2017

The Power of Yoga and Qigong

Learn and practice time-tested techniques that lead to increased energy, less stress, improved concentration, enhanced performance and better relationships.

Planning Your Visit

We welcome visitors from all over the world to enjoy the land, sink in, and reconnect.

Please visit our FAQ page for more detailed information regarding meals, accommodations, and Center guidelines.

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