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.

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 Teacher Trainings


Yoga Service and Community

Yoga, Service & Community
Mar 13 - Jun 10, 2018

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.

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, Level One
Mar 21 - 25, 2018

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, Level One

Level One includes instruction on prenatal asana, pranayama, meditation, Ayurveda, mindfulness techniques for labor, anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, common discomforts in pregnancy, and how to support mothers through every stage of pregnancy and postpartum.

Upasana Yoga Retreat: A Devotional Meditation Retreat
Mar 22 - 25, 2018

Upasana Yoga Retreat: A Devotional Meditation Retreat

Upasana is a devotional approach for attaining peace. It includes chanting of Sanskrit prayers, scriptural study, yoga methods, rituals, and other practices to awaken the spiritual heart.

From Aging to Sage-ing: Practical Skills for Your Journey
Mar 23 - 25, 2018 or Mar 23 - 28, 2018

From Aging to Sage-ing: Practical Skills for Your Journey

At any age we can just accumulate days and years, aging rather unskillfully, or we can consciously nurture and develop our inner wisdom. This workshop will give you tools to celebrate your life to the fullest, by working directly on cultivating your inner resources

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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