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, swim in the pond, or a walk along our peaceful forest trails.

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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Program Calendar

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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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

Programs

Yoga Service and Community

Mar 10 - May 31, 2020

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.

Mar 20 - 22, 2020 or Mar 20 - 25, 2020

Letting Go of Anxiety, Fear, and Depression with Amelia Barili

In troubled times we feel besieged with negative emotions that rob us of the clarity and resilience we need to implement the changes we want to see in our world.

May 22 - 24, 2020

Yoga & Ayurveda: The Essentials

Drawing from Patanjali’s Ashtanga (eight-limbed) Yoga System and the practices of Hatha Yoga, you will learn foundational practices of pranayama, mudra, shat karma and meditation as well as basic philosophy and theory of both Yoga and Ayurveda as taught by Baba Hari Dass.

May 24 - Jun 2, 2020

Advanced Yoga Studies (300 Hr)

Delve deeper and integrate Patañjali's Yoga Sūtras , Sāmkhya, Subtle Body theory, Āyurveda, Sanskṛit and Mantra, Tantra, Ritual, Bhakti Yoga, and Yoga Psychology into your practice and teaching, furthering your knowledge in each area through practice and student teaching practicums. This is a path to become an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist.

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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