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Metta Vipassana: Awareness as a Path to Liberation

With Michele McDonald, Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey and Sayalay Ma Kamalañani

April 21 - May 5, 2024
Experience Metta (unconditional love and kindness) Vipassana (insight) meditation on beautiful Cortes Island. In this 14-day silent retreat, discover the four immeasurables (unconditional love, wise compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity) through meditations that fuse these fundamental spiritual emotions with the intuitive wisdom of Vipassana. Develop compassionate awareness and a more…

Dismantling Racism from the Inside Out

With Jessika Hepburn and Yehudah Webster

May 8 - 12, 2024
Form antiracist habits and behaviors and strengthen your ability to achieve your racial equity goals through Jewish spiritual practice. Efforts to dismantle racism are often comprised of education, advocacy, and systemic change. These efforts are not enough —it’s crucial that we also do the inner work necessary to change our…

Partnering with Compassionate Spirits: Activating Your Medicine Council (Vancouver)

With Julie Kramer

May 24 - 26, 2024
Conscious Lab
"Partnered with her helping spirits, Julie teaches with a singular, intrinsic clarity ... like that of a ringing bell. Those who choose to listen will be changed by it. They might even—by design, ultimately—discover their own music in the singing of everything." - T. Elliot For millennia, people worldwide have used…

Coming Home: Exploring the Divine Abodes

With Dawn Mauricio

June 14 - 19, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Mar 15, 2024.
With the world, news, and societal systems as they are, it is easy to fall into thinking we are not enough, believing we are separate, or being guided by fear. Yet, the timeless teachings of Buddhism remind us that our innate essence is one of boundless love and compassion, and…

Time of Transition

With Thomas Atum O'Kane, PhD

July 7 - 12, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Apr 7, 2024.
Let go of your old identity and lay the groundwork for a new sense of self. Life changes are times of passion and opportunity. The tension of the “in between” time is often coloured by the sadness of letting go, the difficulty of living with uncertainty, and the anticipation of…
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Something Opens My Wings

With Margie Gillis and Thomas Atum O'Kane, PhD

July 12 - 17, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Apr 12, 2024.
“Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.” - Rumi Through meditation, movement, creative imagination and the soulful mystery of the Something, we will evoke the states and stages contained in Rumi's poem. Both Margie and…

Art of Spiritual Guidance: 2 Year Program

With Thomas Atum O'Kane, PhD

July 21 - 26, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Apr 21, 2024.
Spiritual Guidance is an art, a gift and a calling that has been long practiced in contemplative traditions to support spiritual development and personal transformation. The practice encourages the soul’s quest for expression, authenticity and greater intimacy with the Divine within oneself, one’s relationships, and the world. Develop skills for serving…

Science, Art, Sound, & the Sacred

With Merlin Sheldrake, Cosmo Sheldrake and Rupert Sheldrake

July 31 - August 4, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until May 1, 2024.
Explore the entanglements between science, art, sound, and the sacred in a beautiful, wild setting. What we call art and science both arise from our faculties of imagination, wonder, and curiosity. We will spend part of our time outdoors – in gardens, on seashores and in forests – connecting with…

Writing to Awaken: Memoir as a Path of Healing

With Mark Matousek

August 4 - 9, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until May 5, 2024.
This transformational five-day program uses personal writing as a path of self-discovery, authenticity, and spiritual growth. When you learn to express the whole truth about your life experiences – for personal use or publication – you come to understand the mythic dimension of your personal struggles, triumphs, confusions, longings, digressions,…

Non-dual Awareness: An Exploration of Effortless Presence

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

August 9 - 14, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until May 10, 2024.
“I gained so much for my meditation practice and feel so supported and somehow I feel different in the world since then. What I experienced cannot be put into words.” - Past participant We all have awakened presence within us which is created as a spark of bliss at the moment…

Healing at the Edge: Conscious Living/Dying

With RamDev Dale Borglum

September 6 - 11, 2024
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Imagine living without fear. Imagine approaching the unknown with an open heart. There is a path to this freedom. "I recommend anything that Dale teaches.” - Ram Dass For over 40 years, RamDev Dale Borglum has been in close contact with many people who were approaching death. Almost all of these…

From Age-ing to Sage-ing®: Deepening the Sage Within

With Annie Klein

September 22 - 26, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 23, 2024.
A great gift of our older years is the potential for deepening wisdom and expanding possibilities.  As more and more of us are living longer, we want these extra years to be vibrant, inspiring and fulfilling. This program will help you discover what gives your life meaning as you age.…