Hollyhock exists to inspire, nourish and support people who are making the world better. We are a not-for-profit educational institute dedicated to personal, professional, and organizational development that advances consciousness, connection, and community toward solutions for a better future. Each year we host over 100 programs and conferences on our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver. Our Cortes Island campus is the perfect setting to reset outside of the box.

  • I love the people who come to workshops at Hollyhock – open, curious, positive – the kind of people who make me more optimistic about our society and the world.

    Andrew Weil, MD
  • Hollyhock may be the most powerful catalyst for progressive change in this country.

    Bill Roberts S-VOX
  • We have taught at centres all over the world, but there is nothing to compare with the beauty, the peace and the warmth of Hollyhock. Every year, we eagerly look forward to our return.

    Robert & Judith Gass
  • Nowhere that I present my workshops have I met so many “important strangers”. Hollyhock catalyzes positive and sustaining connections that are a source of renewal long after we leave.

    Gail Larsen


Hollyhock is a not-for profit educational institute and relies on philanthropic support so that we may expand our impact.


Toward 2020: Leadership in Lifelong Learning. Learn more about the direction of Hollyhock in our newly released Strategic Plan.