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 Teacher Trainings

Programs

Yoga Service and Community

Creativity and Healing: The Power of Yoga and Qigong
Aug 11 - 13, 2017 or Aug 11 - 16, 2017

Creativity and Healing: The Power of Yoga and Qigong

Stress is "frozen enlightenment." During troubled times it can throw us out of balance, leave us feeling trapped or negatively affect our health.

Yoga, Service & Community
Aug 29 - Dec 3, 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.

YTT 200 Modular Series
Sep 10, 2017 - Feb 11, 2018

YTT 200 Modular Series

This comprehensive training supports students as they delve deeply into understanding the practice and study of Yoga as explained in the traditional Yoga Scriptures. Guided by approximately 30 senior teachers, a personal mentor, and an entire community, students develop the fundamental skills needed to teach a well-rounded and safe yoga class.

Introduction to Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy
Sep 15 - 17, 2017

Introduction to Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy

Join Kamalesh in an examination of the relationship of the sister-sciences. Learn to apply the principles of Ayurveda throughout the ancient eight-limbed science of yoga. Use yoga science to tailor your personal practice as well as your yoga classes to address specific emotional and physical needs. Dive into the philosophies that support both yoga and Ayurveda and make them relevant to daily life. The weekend will be highly experiential with classes in asana, pranayama, mudra and meditation threaded throughout the theory.

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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