Welcome! We have a variety of events to offer you, and we hope you’ll be as excited about them as we are!

Many Sunburst suggested donations are on a sliding scale basis that allows participants to pay according to individual means. The basic amount covers direct costs for the events; additional donations help sustain the supporting efforts that go into making the events happen.

Certain events require pre-registration; some scholarships are available. Please inquire for details.

Sunburst Sanctuary 7200 Highway 1, Lompoc CA 93436
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Kriya Initiation and Retreat: Spring Renewal
April 27 – 30, 2017
(Thursday dinner through Sunday brunch)

Unlock your true potential!
Learn the liberating art and science of Kriya meditation, or attend again to renew and re-energize your practice.Discover ways to bring your practice ‘off the mat and into the world.’ Empower your journey with the support of like-minded seekers.

spring-renewal_2017_halfpg.inddSpiritual fellowship, pranayama yoga, enriching classes, beautiful vegetarian meals and quiet time will be provided to support the transformative Kriya Yoga meditation initiation.

Prerequisite: Sunburst’s free Learn to Meditate e-course 

Register by Wednesday, April 19
Sliding scale donation: $175 through $250

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celebrate-life_2017-may_half-letter.inddCelebrate Life Retreat
Featuring: Hands On Permaculture
May 26 — 28, 2017
Reconnect with yourself, with Spirit, and with our sacred Earth. Enjoy heartfelt camaraderie, yoga, meditation, music, and delicious meals amidst pristine natural beauty.
Register by May 17.
Sliding scale donation: $100 to $150
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Sean Fennell

Special Saturday session: Integrate inner and outer spiritual practice with hands-on permaculture projects.

With Sean Fennell

 

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Living With Spirit
Experience Sunburst
June 18 – 25, 2017

Living with Spirit half letter.inddJoin with kindred souls living, working, meditating, learning and having fun together amidst 4,000 acres of natural beauty. This lively event includes yoga and meditation instruction, daily group meditations, discussions about conscious living, and hands-on community projects. Discover new skills revitalizing the ranch’s watershed using permaculture principles.

Register by June 5.
Sliding scale donation: $400-$600.
$50 discount for early registration (by May 25).

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Karma Yoga Program 
Service Exchange Opportunities

Karma Yoga Program half letter.inddTuesday through Sunday (flexible schedule, stay up to 13 days): May 23 – June 4
Monday through Sunday (flexible schedule, stay up to 14 days): July 24 – Aug. 6
Tuesday through Sunday (flexible schedule, stay up to 13 days): Aug. 29 – Sept. 10

Infuse your daily actions with Spirit as you live, work, and meditate in cooperative community. Help caretake the retreat center with varied activities such as cooking, gardening, cleaning, upkeep, and more.

Contact the office to discuss details and apply.

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Celebrate Life Retreat
Featuring: Tune in to Your Fire!
June 23 — 25, 2017
(Friday dinner through Sunday brunch)

Enjoy yoga, guided and silent meditations, sacred ceremony, meals, and community in beautiful natural surroundings.

Register by June 14.

Sliding scale donation: $100 to $150

Erika-cropSpecial Saturday session: Explore the fire element of Chinese medicine, and how to harmonize body and mind with the influences of the summer. With Erika Eddy, L.Ac., MSAOM, RYT

 

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Kriya Initiation & Retreat
Awaken the Light Within – Discover the Indwelling Divine!
July 27 – 30, 2017
(Thursday dinner through Sunday brunch)

Is it possible to directly experience the Divine? Learn Kriya meditation, an effective tool to help you realize the light and truth within you. If you already have a practice, refresh and deepen your journey by attending again.

Spiritual fellowship, pranayama yoga, enriching classes, beautiful vegetarian meals, and quiet time will be provided to support the transformative Kriya Yoga meditation instruction.

Prerequisite: Sunburst’s free Learn to Meditate e-course

Register by July 19.

Sliding scale donation: $175 to $250

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Relax • Renew • Recharge Weekend
featuring: Guided Nature Hike
September 1 – 3, 2017 (Labor Day Weekend)
(Friday dinner through Sunday brunch)

Reconnect and immerse yourself in beautiful natural surroundings. Enjoy yoga, meditation, music, and community. Bring the whole family! This is a family-friendly event, with scheduled activities for children ages 4 and up.

Register by August 23

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Kriya II Meditation Retreat
The Rainbow Path
September 28 – October 1, 2017
(Thursday dinner through Sunday brunch)

Take your Kriya meditation practice to the next level using Kriya II. Learn about the baptism of fire, and explore the connections between your chakras and dimensions of consciousness.

Spiritual fellowship, pranayama yoga, enriching classes, beautiful vegetarian meals, and quiet time will be provided to support your experience.

Prerequisite: Practice of Kriya I

Register by September 20.

Sliding scale donation: $175 to $250

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Full details to come. Check back often!

Celebrate Life Retreats – Unplug…Discover…Connect
September 1 – 3, October 27 – 29, November 17 – 19

Winter Solstice All-Day Meditation
December 16

Kriya Initiation Retreat
December 28 – 31

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Sunday
Meditation Gathering
Every Sunday 10:30am

Enjoy live, spirit-filled music, insightful talk, quiet meditation, inspiring company and a delicious vegetarian brunch. Children’s program offered for ages 4+.

Gate will be open by 9:45 AM.

April 30 – Cultivating Patience

May 7 – Conscious Nourishment

May 14 – God as Divine Mother

May 21 – Stilling the Mind

May 28 – Honoring Our Spiritual Forebears

Click here to see the 2017 Sunday meditation schedule.

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For information on these and other events, please call our office 805.736.6528
or email ContactUs@Sunburst.org and we will be happy to connect with you!