Resident Service Program

Package Dates
Cortes Island
Applications will be opened for the 2020 season in January. It was amazing, like coming to paradise to stay for a month. Time flew by so fast, I cannot believe it is already time to pack up and return back to city civilization. - Delta, 2019 Support our Cortes campus and get an intimate behind-the-scenes Hollyhock experience in our month-long residential program.  30 scheduled hours per week of work service in all departments, including experience in kitchen, housekeeping, garden, hosting, maintenance, and production. 4 hours/week of facilitated connection circles, dedicated yoga, island adventures, and guided nature immersion Hollyhock amenities and activities, including ocean-view…

Metta Vipassana: Awareness as a Path to Liberation

With Michele McDonald and Steven Smith

April 22 - May 6, 2020
Cortes Island
Experience seven days practicing Metta and Vipassana meditation, followed by seven days of cultivating mindfulness. Develop compassionate awareness and a more loving heart with a unique integration of mindful movement.

Mindful Self-Compassion

With Megan Prager and Martin Thomson-Jones, PhD

May 24 - 29, 2020
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Mar 31, 2020.
Cultivate the skill of self-compassion in this empirically supported training program. Self-compassion is strongly associated with greater emotional well-being, less anxiety and depression, maintenance of healthy habits, and satisfying relationships.

Summer Solstice: Yoga, Ritual, Meditation

With Mara Branscombe

June 17 - 21, 2020
Cortes Island
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jan 31, 2020.
Summer solstice honours the earth’s most dynamic time of expansion, growth, and abundance. Join the celebration with the art of breath, the healing of yoga, mindful meditation, and shamanic practices. Luminously integrate heart, body, and mind.

Peace, Poetry & Prayer

With Farah Nazarali

September 20 - 25, 2020
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jan 31, 2020.
Peace is at the core of our being. Peace visionaries know that bringing peace into the world involves courage, collective action, and renewal of the spirit. This program combines peace, poetry, yogic practices, and universal prayers and rituals to dedicate ourselves to inner harmony, family reconciliation, reverence for the Earth, and peace in our world.