Retreats

  • Retreats

  • Summer Solstice Daylong Hiking & Meditation Retreat

    Celebrate the summer solstice with a small group by spending a quiet day in the wonder, peace and beauty of nature. Our daylong retreat will focus on cultivating awareness, presence and love through the contemplative practices of meditation, writing, and silent hiking. 

    We'll begin the day with meditation on Dry Lagoon Sate Beach then settle into the steady rhythm of a silent hike through the lush forest leading to Stone Lagoon. At about 2.5 miles, we'll arrive at the south end of Stone Lagoon where we'll rest, talk with each other over a picnic lunch, and have time for both writing and sitting  meditation. After lunch we’ll silently hike back to the beach and end our day with time to talk and a short meditation. The hike will be about 5-6 miles round-trip on gentle moderate terrain.

    DATES & LOCATION:
    Saturday, June 20th, 10:00 to 3:30
    The Hike: Dry Lagoon to Stone Lagoon
    Meet at Dry Lagoon State Beach

    Begins:
    Jun 20th, 2020
  • Women's Wilderness Meditation & Hiking Retreat

    Spend five days and four nights in the stunning Trinity Alps of Northern California combining wilderness adventure and contemplative practice.  

    Tuesday to Saturday 
    August 25 - 29, 2020
    Camp Unalayee
    Trinity Alps, Northern California

    At 6,400', we'll be nestled in the beautiful 400-acre alpine lake basin of Camp Unalayee, just six hours north of San Francisco. Surrounded by rugged peaks and saw-tooth ridges, we’ll live outside and camp under the stars. Dozens of jewel-like lakes and clear-flowing streams are within easy hiking distance of the Camp basin, providing destinations for day-hikes, swimming and solitude.

    Begins:
    Aug 25th, 2020
  • Colorado River Rafting, Meditation & Yoga Retreat

    Join us for 6 days and 5 nights on the spectacular Colorado River as it flows through Canyonlands National Park and Cataract Canyon!

    Sunday to Friday
    September 20 - 25, 2020
    Colorado River through Cataract Canyon
    Canyonlands National Park, Utah
    Begin & End in Moab, Utah

    Begins:
    Sep 20th, 2020
  • Fall Insight Meditation Retreat for Everyone

    Enjoy 5 days and 4 nights at Heartwood Mountain Sanctuary among the green rolling hills of far Northern California surrounded by breathtaking vistas. Settling into the serenity of the natural world, and through our contemplative practices we’ll explore what it means to inhabit our lives with Intention, Compassion and Joy. 


    Wednesday to Sunday
    October 21 - 25, 2020
    Heartwood Mountain Sanctuary 
    Garberville, California

    Begins:
    Oct 21st, 2020

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