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

Tantra Yoga Retreat: Everyday Living as Worship
Mar 23 - 26, 2017

Tantra Yoga Retreat: Everyday Living as Worship

This three-day intensive delves into the ancient traditions of Tantra Yoga as taught by Baba Hari Dass. Said to be one of the oldest of all yoga traditions, Tantra uses the senses to move beyond the senses.

Leonard Jacobson: The Presence Experience - Four Day Residential Retreat with Leonard Jacobson
May 17 - 21, 2017

Leonard Jacobson: The Presence Experience - Four Day Residential Retreat with Leonard Jacobson

Over the course of this four -day retreat, participants will experience the deepest levels of Presence and Oneness. The energy of love, acceptance and compassion generated within the group creates a perfect environment for healing and releasing the past. There will also be opportunity for personal guidance from Leonard as well as individual time for silence and reflection. The retreat sessions are incredibly dynamic, great fun, deeply healing and are a life changing opportunity to awaken

Yoga, Service & Community
Jun 6 - Aug 27, 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.

Tenshin Reb Anderson: Awakening Through Meeting Face to Face
Jun 30 - Jul 2, 2017

Tenshin Reb Anderson: Awakening Through Meeting Face to Face

In the Zen tradition, there is a strong emphasis on an intimate face-to-face transmission of enlightenment.

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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