Upcoming Virtual Programs

Our program experiences are uniquely connective, creative, and rooted in a sense of place. At a time when physical gathering is restricted, our online programs offer a taste of Hollyhock’s open, wise, and inspired approach, translated seamlessly into the digital space. Join us in community to learn and connect, from the comfort of your own home. You may also find recordings of previous events below.

Hollyhock Sanctuary Benefit and Guided Meditation (Free, Online)

With Deepa Narayan, Oriane Lee Johnston and Robert Beatty

March 7, 2021
Sacred spaces are places that inspire meaningful transformation. Join Hollyhock Board Member, Deepa Narayan and longtime Hollyhock Presenter, Robert Beatty for a discussion on sacred spaces, followed by a guided meditation with Oriane Lee Johnston streamed from the Hollyhock Sanctuary. Earthen built structures can last 500 years with the right care and maintenance, however, it can be challenging to do in our beautiful but wet west coast rainforest. Currently the Sanctuary’s carefully crafted living green roof is leaking and raising concerns that the integrity of the building may be at risk. While Hollyhock has many needs in light of the global…

Date Night: A Delicious Experience for Couples (Free, Online)

With Judith Ansara & Robert Gass

March 10, 2021
Join Robert & Judith for a masterfully guided journey to support you and your partner to deepen in love and connection.

The Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion (Online)

With Megan Prager

April 8 - May 13, 2021
Book now and get 10% off listed prices! Offer valid until Mar 8, 2021.
The Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion is an adaptation of the empirically-supported Mindful Self-Compassion program, designed to support the cultivation of self-compassion. SC-MSC was developed by Kristin Neff, PhD, the pioneering researcher in the field of self-compassion, and Christopher Germer, PhD, a leader in the integration of mindfulness, compassion and psychotherapy.
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Past Virtual Programs Recordings

Sex Death Enlightenment

Joan Borysenko & Mark Matousek In Conversation

November 14, 2020

Co-hosted by Banyen Books & Sound. Join international bestselling authors in the field of spirituality and healing, for an intimate discussion on the themes of Mark Matousek’s landmark memoir, Sex Death Enlightenment: A True Story, about leaving a fast-track publishing life (working for pop artist Andy Warhol) and hitting the dharma trail in search of a meaning spiritual wisdom. Watch the recording here!


Unpacking Systemic Racism

July – Oct, 2020

Uncover, discuss, and process how racism exists and operates within our systems and in ourselves. We will examine how we are complicit in keeping systems alive that support white supremacy and racial violence, and what we can do about it. This emergent conversation will be experimental, thoughtful, and provoking. Watch the recordings here!

Activate Live

Activate Live

Thursdays May 28 – July 16, 2020

Join with other digital leaders, practitioners, and thinkers from coast to coast to coast to learn, strategize, and build long-term progressive digital capacity and power. This 3-part interactive series offers participants intimate conversations with leading figures from digital, politics, and labour on relevant topics for the times we are in. Watch recordings here!



Mondays May – June, 2020

Join Hollyhock presenters to gather practical advice on keeping your mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects balanced and healthy. These mini interactive workshops are chock full of ‘how-to’ practical tools and resources  to help you navigate change, build resilience, and take charge of your self-care. Watch the recordings here!


Sheltering in Community

Thursdays March 26 – April 30, 2020

What is happening in the world and in our communities is stressful and destabilizing. This interactive online series will help you centre, calm, and connect, in order to process the enormity of these early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the recordings here!